Law School News

Simon Tam – founder of the rock band “The Slants” – and his three bandmates traveled to Washington, D.C. in January using crowdsourced funds to hear oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on their trademark case that strikes at the very heart of free speech and minority rights. On Tuesday, April 11, the nationally […]

STCL Houston students Jackson Gayle, Jennifer Pammit, and Lionel Sims were Region 6 semifinalists at the spring 2017 Regional Transactional LawMeet, an interscholastic competition that offers future business lawyers firsthand experience with negotiation and deal-making. This year’s competition was based on a case involving the sale of the brewing, bottling, and wholesale distribution operations of […]

South Texas College of Law Houston Professor Geoffrey S. Corn – a retired lieutenant colonel and senior law of war expert for the U.S. Army – this week moderated a key international security law conference hosted by the Center for National Security Law at the University of Virginia School of Law. The conference, entitled, “A […]

Law students from across the country will have the opportunity to learn from U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg this summer in Valletta, Malta. Justice Ginsburg will teach during the third session of South Texas College of Law Houston’s study abroad program at the University of Malta’s Valletta campus the week of July 4. The […]

In the arena of law school advocacy championships, South Texas College of Law Houston stands alone in the United States, as evidenced by its 124th and 125th national advocacy titles earned – in both mock trial and moot court – last weekend alone. No other law school in the country can claim half as many […]

On Saturday, Jan. 21, more than 100 people packed the Emilie Slohm Conference Center at South Texas College of Law Houston for the 31st “Law & the Media” seminar, co-sponsored by the Houston Bar Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Houston Press Club. The annual event brings together Houston attorneys, journalists, and students […]

Before an audience of hundreds on Monday, new Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg was sworn into office at her alma mater, South Texas College of Law Houston. South Texas President and Dean Donald J. Guter served as emcee for the event which was held in the Joe Green Auditorium. Ogg vowed to uphold the […]

Nearly 40 clients of South Texas College of Law Houston’s Legal Clinics attended a special holiday party with their families at the law school this week. The festive gathering provided fun and games for the children and teenagers, and clothes, food, blankets, and school supplies for the clients receiving pro bono legal assistance in South […]

The board of directors of South Texas College of Law Houston were pleased to host a holiday celebration and dinner recently for the school’s close friends and loyal donors. Held at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Houston, the gathering honored those who have faithfully supported the law school and provided contributions of funds and […]

South Texas College of Law Houston board members, faculty, administrators, and staff proudly supported 90 graduates who collected their diplomas at the law school’s December 2016 commencement ceremony over the weekend. Held at the Hilton Americas-Houston hotel in front of approximately 1,200 family members and friends, the ceremony included an inspiring commencement speech from Texas […]