Law School News

South Texas College of Law Houston’s (STCL Houston) Animal Legal Defense Fund — a student group committed to protecting the lives and advancing the interests of animals through the legal system — recently hosted a Howl-O-Ween Photo Contest to raise funds for a worthy cause: the training of a service dog for a young patient […]

The Mexican American Bar Association of Houston (MABAH) honored South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) President and Dean Don Guter with the 2018 Amicus Award at its annual gala Friday evening. The gala celebrated MABAH’s 46th year of service to the Hispanic legal profession and community. The respected award — established by MABAH, Texas’ […]

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) again defended its title as the best advocacy law school in the United States with its 131st national advocacy championship at the 11th annual National Latina/o Law Student Association (NLLSA) Moot Court Competition, hosted by Cardozo Law School in New York City earlier this month. Students Erandy […]

More than 100 friends, alumni, former advocates, and members of the Houston legal community gathered this week to honor their mentor and colleague, T. Gerald Treece, on his 40th anniversary as the founder and staple of South Texas College of Law Houston’s “Best in the Nation” Advocacy program. Treece, STCL Houston vice president, associate dean, […]

Ninety-five South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) students participated in the law school’s 8th Annual ADR Intramural Tournament, sponsored by Porter Hedges LLP, over the weekend. The students competed for 25 highly selective spots on the school’s 10 ADR teams that will compete in two international tournaments and eight national tournaments in the […]

This week, President Donald J. Trump nominated South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) alumnus Travis A. Greaves ’08 to serve as a judge on the United States Tax Court, a momentous achievement for Greaves and the first nomination of its kind for an STCL Houston alumnus. Greaves currently serves as Deputy Assistant Attorney […]

Alumni of South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) recently answered a challenge by the Beaumont Foundation, matching its $100,000 gift, to establish the T. Gerald Treece Endowed Scholarship at the law school. This scholarship – to be granted annually in honor of T. Gerald Treece, STCL Houston vice president, associate dean, and director […]

The Intellectual Property (IP) Law Section of the State Bar of Texas recently granted Jolene Robin-McCaskill, a second-year student at South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston), with one of its two annual scholarships supporting women and minorities. New Orleans native Robin-McCaskill accepted the award at the section’s diversity scholarship lunch and presentation at […]

South Texas College of Law Houston’s (STCL Houston) moot court program is ranked No. 1 in the nation, according to new data compiled by the University of Houston Law Center’s (UHLC) Blakely Advocacy Institute. Each year, the Institute ranks law schools across the nation using a scoring system that evaluates the quality of the moot […]

Equal Justice Works, the leading nonprofit organization committed to mobilizing the next generation of public interest attorneys, recently announced the launch of the Disaster Recovery Legal Corps – comprised of 23 lawyers hand-selected by the nonprofit from among 200 applicants – to deliver legal and recovery assistance to individuals affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and […]