South Texas College of Law Houston

Calling all Small Firms! Would you be interested in joining us next spring for a Small Firm Reception to introduce yourselves to South Texas students?  If so, please fill out this form to register your interest and to receive more information moving forward.

South Texas College of Law Houston recently hosted the state’s second annual Marshall-Brennan moot court competition, in which high school students from YES Prep West Campus argued a case involving the First and Fourth Amendments in courtrooms throughout the law school. Judges, comprised of South Texas faculty, practitioners, judges, students, and alumni, heard the students’ […]

More Best Brief Awards than any other U.S. law school? Yes, it’s true.    South Texas College of Law Houston builds champions.  Take a look at our winning record: We’ve won five first-place Best Brief awards in the American Society of Legal Writers’ Scribes competition—the most prestigious legal writing competition in the nation. No other law school […]

Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week began in 1982, as a way to bring banned books to the attention of the public. It has continued every year since as an annual celebration of the freedom to read. Some of the most eloquent writing on the importance of intellectual freedom comes from the courts. The following quote is not […]

by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist      On September 17, 1787, the delegates of the Constitutional Convention approved and signed the document they had worked on all summer in Philadelphia. The Convention was convened because our original system of government established under the Articles of Confederation simply did not work. The […]

We hope you have a wonderful weekend.

by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist On August 26, 1977, the Mayor of Tampa, Florida, William F. Poe, declared the following day, August 27, to be Dr. Garland R. Walker Day, in recognition of Dean Walker's contributions to legal education. Houston College of Law has a large alumni presence in Florida. This […]

by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog Librarian Now Appearing in the Library! We have pulled a collection of books forour new students and placed themon TOP of the low Reference shelvesnearest the elevators on the main 2nd floor.Topics include study skills, outlining, legal writing,  exam preparation, and coping with stress.The collection is designated with a sign,“How to Succeed in Law School”. The […]

by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist Today is the first day of orientation here at the Houston College of Law. The halls are filled with eager students, ready to embark on the next phase of their lives. All around downtown Houston, the sights and sounds of myriad construction projects let us know […]

Our Service Desks are getting some resurfacing done starting Friday afternoon, and continuing Saturday. This may result in some service interruptions due to noise and fumes. The Library will be closed Sunday, July 31st.