South Texas College of Law Houston

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of President and Dean. The successful candidate will succeed Donald J. Guter, who will step down in August 2019, after serving with distinction since August 2009.  Leadership Profile Please review the Leadership Profile to learn more about the opportunity, position […]

Behavior similar to trick-or-treating was linked to Thanksgiving from 1870 until the 1930s. In New York City, a Thanksgiving ritual known as “Ragamuffin Day” involved children dressing up as beggars and asking for treats, which later evolved into dressing up in more diverse costumes. Almost all pre-1940 uses of the term “trick-or-treat” are from the […]

Thank you for nominating a coworker for a Stanley Award! Please be sure to join us on May 21st for a fun-filled celebration!

Have you been impressed or blown-away with the “above the call of duty” service a coworker has provided to you over the past 12 months?  We would love to hear about it so we can share it at the Stanleys! Also, if you submit a story about a coworker, the coworker will be eligible to […]

The Spring Honors and Awards Ceremony is on April 27, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

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 […]

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 […]