South Texas College of Law Houston

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 […]

As a reminder the Fred Parks Law Library will close at 5:00pm Tuesday, December 22, 2015 and re-open at 8:30am Monday, January 4, 2016.  The library staff at the Fred Parks Law Library would like to wish all our students, staff, faculty alumni and friends of of the library Happy Holidays. We look forward to […]

by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog Librarian Now Appearing in the Library! The Library has many resources to assist you in preparing for exams. Many of them can be found in KF 283 (Reserve and Main4). There are also online aids — see the Student Study Aids Channel on the Library Tab on STANLEY. Good luck!

by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist Given the amount of construction in downtown Houston, I thought it fitting that this week's photo is of the library as it was being built in November 2000. Next year is our 15 anniversary!

by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog Librarian Now Appearing in the Library! This is National Pro Bono Week.The Library has materials on incorporating pro bono work into legal practice, including these representative titles. You can find other materials bysearching STELLA by keywords orby subject (Legal assistance to the poorOR Public interest law), or by browsing theMain 4th Floor materialsat KF 336 and […]

Library Catalog Down Wednesday

The Fred Parks Law Library online catalog (STELLA) will be down tomorrow, Wednesday 10/14/15 from 2-4pm for scheduled maintenance.  STELLA Plus+ will still be available to use during this period.