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South Texas College of Law Houston representatives participated Friday morning in an invitation-only joint White House and Department of Justice virtual meeting to recognize law schools’ “laudable and swift response” to an August 2021 call to action to address the housing and eviction crisis. Last year, STCL Houston did not wait for a national call […]

Last week, South Texas College of Law Houston Professor Ryan H. Nelson, joined by Gerstein Harrow LLP and the National Legal Advocacy Network, filed an opening brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on behalf of his pro bono client, One Fair Wage. The case raises novel issues of personal jurisdiction, […]

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) will launch a new, flexible schedule for its part-time Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree beginning in fall 2022. “South Texas College of Law Houston’s part-time J.D. degree program has prepared successful, practice-ready attorneys for nearly a century,” said President and Dean Michael F. Barry.  “Graduates of our part-time […]

South Texas College of Law Houston recently recognized 13 faculty members for their excellence in teaching, scholarship or service. “We have exceptional faculty across the board,” said Professor Ted Field, vice president and associate dean for faculty. “With these awards, we were delighted to recognize individuals who stood out in one particular area because they were especially […]

The Texas Access to Justice Foundation Board of Directors unanimously adopted a resolution Dec. 10 to recognize South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) and its accomplished alumnus Benny Agosto, Jr., ’95 for taking action to create a more diverse pipeline of law students entering the legal profession. “South Texas was honored that the […]

A large crowd of community leaders gathered at South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) Friday to officially commemorate the law school’s ongoing collaboration with the NAACP Houston Branch to fight for clemency for the 110 soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment convicted by General Courts-Martial for their alleged role in the […]

Experienced litigator and military law expert Dru Brenner-Beck will join the South Texas College of Law full-time faculty as an assistant professor of law in fall 2022. Brenner-Beck has nearly 30 years of practice experience and has worked with STCL Houston’s Actual Innocence Clinic as a pro-bono adjunct professor since 2019. A retired U.S. Army […]

WHAT: The NAACP Houston Branch and South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) will sign a memorandum of understanding affirming their joint efforts to fight for long-overdue justice and clemency for soldiers of the 24th Infantry Regiment at Camp Logan (now Memorial Park), who were unjustly convicted and punished by General Court Martial in 1917 for their involvement in […]

Alumna Genora K. Boykins ’85 took the helm as chair of the South Texas College of Law Houston board of directors at the Dec. 8 board meeting, becoming the first woman and first African American to win election to this key leadership position at Houston’s oldest law school. “I am excited to take on the leadership […]

Ken Johnson ’86, Of Counsel at Martin | Walton LLP, was recognized Wednesday for his seven years of distinguished service as chairman of the South Texas College of Law Houston Board of Directors and 20 years total service on the board. “We are extremely grateful to Ken for his wise and gracious leadership of the […]