South Texas College of Law Houston

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The telephone system will be unavailable this evening (Tuesday, June 19) from approximately 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. for maintenance and repair.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Since our email domain has changed to, there are certain updates that will need to be made to your research database accounts. Please remember that emails will only be forwarded from email addresses for up to six months. After that, if you do not have a working email address in your account, you […]

Update Saturday, June 25, 2016: Thanks to the speedy work of our carpet installers, printing is now available for  students using webprint. A set of instructions for using webprint is available at the Patron Services Desk. Carpet on the Library's 3rd floor will be replaced next week starting Friday, June 24th. The work will take […]

by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist South Texas School of Law Yearbook Catalog, 1927-1928. It was announced Wednesday, June 22, 2016, that our name has officially changed to Houston College of Law. It's been a while, but this isn't the first time our name has changed. We started out as the South […]

Roy Pearson, a member of the D.C. Bar, is back in the news. In 2005, he became famous for bringing a $65,000,000.00 lawsuit against his dry cleaner for losing his pants. Pearson lost at trial, lost at appeal, and lost at a hearing en banc. His conduct during the proceedings led to disciplinary action; and […]

The Fred Parks Law Library is discontinuing the use of copy and print cards. The card vending machines have been removed. If you have copy and print cards with value on them, don’t worry. We will continue to honor the cards. When the value on them runs out, you can pay for copying and printing […]

European countries participating in the Schengen agreement will allow you to stay for no more than 90 days in any 180-day period. Adam Bard has created a free online calculator to help you determine if you have exceeded this limit.  Find the calculator here, and a list of countries participating in the Schengen agreement here.

If you are NOT graduating in May: LexisNexis and Bloomberg Law both have no restrictions on use over the summer, and you do not have to do anything to extend your password. You can use both of these resources in the course of paid employment over the summer. Westlaw requires that you extend your password for […]

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 […]