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January 2016

 
 

The San Antonio Express-News quoted Professor Charles “Rocky” Rhodes in an article re: Gov. Abbott’s request to put crosses on patrol cars.

 

The Houston Chronicle and the Belleville News-Democrat quoted Professor Geoffrey S. Corn in an article about a Planned Parenthood accuser’s decision to refuse probation in fake ID case.

 

Professor Sharon Finegan participated as an expert guest on NPR’s nationally broadcast Diane Rehm Show to discuss grand jury procedure re: Planned Parenthood.

 

T. Gerald Treece is quoted in USA Today and News Radio 1200 (WOAI) re: the lawsuit challenging Ted Cruz’s eligibility to run for president.

 

The Houston Press quoted Professor Charles “Rocky” Rhodes in an article about the indictment of two Planned Parenthood accusers.

 

Professor Josh Blackman is quoted in a Modern Healthcare article re: the U.S. House of Representatives’ ACA suit against the Obama administration.

 

The Washington Post quoted Professor Josh Blackman in an opinion entitled, “Will the Supreme Court strike back at Obama’s overreach?”

 

The National Review interviewed Professor Josh Blackman about President Obama’s “executive overreach.”

 

The Lawyer Herald quoted Dean T. Gerald Treece in an article entitled, “Supreme Court Block on Obama Immigration Policies to Impact News President’s Powers.”

 

Professor Josh Blackman is quoted by The Detroit News in an article on how President Obama’s overreach may finally be curbed.

 

Professor Geoffrey S. Corn co-authored an article for the Oxford University Press (OUP) Law Blog on the influence of law in military operations.

  Professor Josh Blackman is quoted in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and the Las Vegas Sun re: President Obama’s “unilateral revision of immigration law.”

 

Business Insider interviewed Dean T. Gerald Treece for an article on the Supreme Court’s challenge to President Obama’s immigration policies.

 

The ABA Journal quoted Professor Josh Blackman in an article re: the decade-long tenure of Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. on the U.S. Supreme Court.

 

PBS NewsHour interviewed Professor Josh Blackman on its national program re: the Supreme Court’s decision to review President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

 

Professor Josh Blackman contributed to a Politico article re: whether the Supreme Court will uphold Obama’s legacy.

 

News Radio 1200 (WOAI) interviewed Professor Josh Blackman re: the president’s authority in establishing an executive order on immigration.

 

CNN interviewed Professor Josh Blackman about whether the Supreme Court will limit Obama’s executive power.

 

The Houston Chronicle quoted Prof. Josh Blackman in an article on the Supreme Court’s lack of action on Obama immigration reform.

 

Prof. Josh Blackman is quoted in a PBS NewsHour story re: the Supreme Court’s decision to review President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

 

Prof. Josh Blackman contributed to a Houston Chronicle article entitled, “Three involved in US-Iran prisoner exchange had Houston ties.”

 

Prof. Charles “Rocky” Rhodes is quoted in a Houston Press article re: recorded conversations between anti-abortion proponents and Planned Parenthood officials.

 

Prof. Charles “Rocky” Rhodes served as a guest on Houston Public Media’s “Houston Matters” radio show re: the likelihood of another constitutional convention.

 

News Radio 1200 (WOAI) quoted Prof. Geoffrey S. Corn in a story about Bowe Bergdahl’s expected plea at Ft. Bragg.

 

Prof. T. Gerald Treece contributed to a News Radio 1200 (WOAI) story re: Gov. Greg Abbott’s proposal for a ‘Convention of the States.’

 

Prof. Charles “Rocky” Rhodes contributed to Houston Public Media’s “Houston Matters” show re: Gov. Greg Abbott’s push for a U.S. Constitutional Convention.

 

The Bay Area Citizen published an article about a South Texas alumna accepted to the JAG Corps of three military branches, in which Prof. Geoffrey S. Corn is quoted.

 

Prof. Charles “Rocky” Rhodes is quoted in a Texas Standard story re: Gov. Greg Abbott’s call for a new constitutional convention.

 

Bloomberg BNA quoted Prof. Josh Blackman in a story about how celebrities help to spotlight the U.S. Supreme Court.

 

South Texas Prof. T. Gerald Treece contributed to a News Radio 1200 (WOAI) story on Ted Cruz’s citizenship as it affects the 2016 presidential race.

 

News Radio 1200 (WOAI) quoted Prof. T. Gerald Treece in a story re: President Obama’s right to impose gun restrictions.

 

The Yahoo! News quoted Prof. Josh Blackman in a story about President Obama’s participation in a town hall on gun control this week.

 

The Charlotte Observer and The Arizona Republic quoted Prof. Josh Blackman re: the legality of President Obama’s actions on gun control.

 

The Houston Chronicle quoted Prof. Josh Blackman regarding an email from the mayor of Rosenberg referencing prayer.

 

Prof. Josh Blackman contributed to a Forbes story on President Obama’s executive action on gun control.

 

The News Radio 1200 (WOAI) quoted Prof. T. Gerald Treece re: the large number of death sentences voided in 2015 by the Texas appellate courts.

 

News Radio 1200 (WOAI) quoted Prof. Geoffrey S. Corn about Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s plan to enter a plea at his court martial in January.

 

December 2015

 
 

The News Radio 1200 (WOAI) quoted Prof. T. Gerald Treece re: the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to hear a Texas abortion case in March.

 

News Radio 1200 (WOAI) quoted Prof. Geoffrey S. Corn re: Bowe Bergdahl’s decision to not enter a plea at his Dec. 22 arraignment.

 

Reuters Business Insider, the Sun Times National, the Beacon Examiner, and Nano World News quoted Prof. Geoffrey S. Corn on the arraignment of Bowe Bergdahl.

 

The Christian Science Monitor, Yahoo! News, Newswire and Fusion News quoted Prof. Geoffrey S. Corn on the difficulty of enforcing Texas’ new open carry law.

 

Prof. Andrew Solomon shared his experience of coaching the Pearland Little League West team to the U.S. Championship game of the Little League World Series with the Houston Chronicle.

 

The Huffington Post and Al Arabiya News quoted South Texas Prof. Geoffrey S. Corn on the arraignment of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl on military charges.

 

President and Dean Donald J. Guter and Prof. Geoffrey S. Corn provided their military law expertise for a front-page New York Times article on claims of a Navy SEALs cover-up.

 

Reuters and Yahoo! News quoted South Texas Prof. Geoffrey S. Corn in an article re: the arraignment of Bowe Bergdahl on military charges.

 

KUT Radio interviewed Prof. Charles “Rocky” Rhodes on the legality of religiously themed license plates for its “Texas Standard” show.

 

The Killeen Daily Herald and Texas News quoted South Texas Prof. Richard Carlson on ways in which the state’s whistleblower law falls short.

 

Prof. Charles “Rocky” Rhodes contributed to Houston Public Media’s “Houston Matters” show re: the high number of Texas test cases heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.

 

The Houston Chronicle quotes South Texas Prof. Amanda Peters re: the McLennan County DA’s “clerical error” in naming a 10th dead Twin Peaks biker.

 

The Houston Chronicle quotes South Texas Prof. Matt Festa re: Plains All American Pipeline’s suit against Delaware over unclaimed property.

 

Prof. Geoffrey S. Corn contributed to KUT’s “Texas Standard” radio show on what to expect from Bowe Bergdahl’s court-martial.

 

South Texas Prof. Geoffrey S. Corn provided his legal and military expertise to KTSA Radio in San Antonio on the court-martial of Bowe Bergdahl.

 

Prof. Christopher S. Kulander published an article in Texas Lawyer on the impact of the state’s 84th Legislature on energy law.

 

Prof. Charles “Rocky” Rhodes appeared as a guest on Houston Public Media’s “Houston Matters” show to discuss legal questions re: refugee resettlement and immigration.

 

Prof. T. Gerald Treece contributed his expertise to a News Radio WOAI story on the future of affirmative action in higher education.

 

KTSA Radio in San Antonio interviewed Prof. Josh Blackman about how political maps are drawn.

 

Houston Style Magazine quoted Prof. Catherine Greene Burnett re: the School’s 2015 Law School Commitment to Service Award from the Texas ATJ Commission.

 

KTRH News Radio interviewed Prof. T Gerald Treece re: the resettlement of six Syrian refugees in Texas.

 

The Houston Chronicle quoted South Texas Prof. Geoffrey Corn re: prosecutors attempt to force a retrial in the abuse case of a Houston physician.

 

Prof. Vinh Ho is quoted in a Fox 26 news story regarding the defacing of election campaign signs.

 

South Texas Prof. Matt Festa was a guest on KUHF’s Houston Matters radio show on UT’s plan to expand to Houston.

 

The Houston Chronicle and Builder Magazine quoted Prof. Matt Festa about the city’s “de-facto zoning.”

 

Guidry News and The Katy News published stories re: South Texas’ receipt of a Texas Bar Foundation grant to support its pro-bono Veterans Clinic. Both articles quoted Prof. Catherine Greene Burnett.

 

The Texas Standard quoted South Texas Prof. Ken Williams about faculty at the University of Texas at Austin who are pushing to create a “Gun Free UT.”

 

November 2015

 
 

KTRH (News Radio 740) quoted Prof. T. Gerald Treece about a future ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on Texas’ Abortion Law.

 

The Houston Chronicle quoted WOAI (News Radio 1200) quoted Prof. T. Gerald Treece on Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s ruling that police cruisers can include the motto, “In God We Trust.”

 

The Huffington Post quoted Prof. Josh Blackman regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s timeline in potentially ruling on DAPA and DACA.

 

KUT (News 90.5) in Austin quoted Prof. Ken Williams regarding UT professors’ claim that they will sue over the state campus carry law.

 

Modern Healthcare quoted Prof. Josh Blackman about a recent lawsuit filed by Texas, Louisiana, and Kansas concerning the Affordable Care Act’s excise tax on insurers.

 

The Houston Chronicle quoted South Texas Prof. Amanda Peters regarding a case in which the family of a teen killed by an off-duty officer asks a new grand jury to investigate.

 

The Houston Chronicle quoted Prof. Amanda Peters on the indictment of bikers involved in a shootout in May between rival motorcycle gangs.

 

Reuters quoted Prof. Josh Blackman in an article about states’ rights to sue the federal government, as highlighted by Obama’s recent executive action on immigration.

 

PBS Newshour interviewed Prof. Josh Blackman about the growing immigration policy divide.

 

PBS Frontline interviewed South Texas Prof. Josh Blackman about the timeline for the Supreme Court to overturn Obama’s executive action on immigration reform.

 

Investor’s Business Daily quotes Prof. Josh Blackman regarding the Obama administration’s executive actions on immigration.

 

The Atlantic quoted South Texas Prof. Josh Blackman regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling blocking the Obama administration’s executive actions on immigration.

 

KHOU-Channel 11 quoted South Texas Prof. T. Gerald Treece about the arrest of a First Amendment activist in Galveston related to the national “Photography is Not A Crime” movement.

 

Prof. Vinh Ho was quoted in the Houston Chronicle regarding a case of Texas authorities’ refusal to grant birth certificates to American-born children of undocumented immigrants.

 

Prof. Geoffrey Corn will be in Jerusalem presenting at The 10th Annual Minerva/ICRC International Conference on International Humanitarian Law on November 16, 2015.

 

October 2015

 
 

Prof. Josh Blackman was interviewed on the NPR radio show All things Considered regarding Obama's Executive Actions On Immigration.

 

Prof. Josh Blackman is quoted in USA Today regarding aging Supreme Court Justices.

 

Prof. Josh Blackman was quoted in the New York Times and the Houston Chronicle on the Supreme Court’s timing to review Obama’s immigration plan.

 

Prof. Geoffrey Corn co-authored an article in Small Wars Journal about the Kunduz hospital incident.

 

Dean Donald Guter, along with 10 retired U.S. generals and admirals, filed an amicus brief to hold military contractors accountable for human trafficking crimes.

 

Professor Kenneth Williams, provided insights in a story on “phantom waistband-reach” police shootings.

 

September 2015

 
 

Dean Donald Guter, along with 10 retired U.S. generals and admirals, filed an amicus brief to hold military contractors accountable for human trafficking crimes.

 

Professor Kenneth Williams, provided insights in a story on “phantom waistband-reach” police shootings.

 

Prof. Amanda Peters is quoted in the Houston Chronicle concerning the fatal car crash in Montgomery County.

 

Prof. Geoffrey Corn reviews the book Legitimate Targets? International Law, Social Construction and US Bombing in the European Journal of International Law.

 

Al Jazeera TV interviews Prof. Geoffrey Corn on the Bowe Bergdahl case

 

Prof. Geoffrey Corn interviewed on Yahoo News Live regarding Bowe Bergdahl's court-martial hearing

 

South Texas Prof. Geoffrey Corn comments on Bowe Bergdahl case in the New York Times.

 

Prof. Matthew Festa and his work is referenced in the urban planning website, Planetizen.

 

The Houston Chronicle cites Prof. Matthew Festa’s presentation on Houston zoning.

 

Prof. Andrew Solomon wrote a reflection on coaching the Pearland team’s participation in the Little League World Series, published in the Houston Chronicle.

 

Prof. Matthew Festa is quoted in the Houston Chronicle regarding city laws on cell phone use in school zones

 

Prof. Geoffrey S. Corn is quoted in the San Antonio Express News on Air Force retaliation laws

 

Prof. Matthew Festa gave a presentation on urban planning issues at Rice University’s Kinder Institute, and is featured on the institute’s blog

 

Prof. Kenneth Williams is quoted in The New York Times regarding the fatal shooting of a man in San Antonio by Sheriff’s deputies

 

August 2015

 
 

Professor Derek Fincham wrote an editorial published in the Houston Chronicle, on the destruction of ancient ruins and artifacts by Isis terrorists

 

Professor Andrew Solomon is recognized in the Houston Chronicle as “articulate, compassionate, encouraging” as he takes the Pearland West baseball team to the Little League World Series.

 

Professor Kenneth Williams is interviewed by The Charlotte Observer regarding the police video of Jonathan Ferrell

 

July 2015

 
 

KPRC News, Channel 2, interviews Professor Shelby Moore regarding the Sandra Bland incident

 

South Texas Professor Katerina P. Lewinbuk publishes “Mindfulness Meditation” in the Texas Bar Journal

 

The Joe Piscopo Show interviews South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn regarding the Iran nuclear deal

 

South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn publishes an article in International Law Studies, published by the U.S. Naval War College

 

The San Antonio Express News quotes South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn regarding the arming of military recruiting center soldiers

 

South Texas Dean Donald Guter and Other Military Leaders Respond to Trump’s Comment on McCain

 

June 2015

 
 

NPR's On Point with Tom Ashbrook spoke with Professor Geoffrey Corn about SEAL Team 6

 

Professor Geoffrey Corn is quoted in the New York Times about SEAL Team 6

 

May 2015

 
 

The Associated Press Interviews Professor Amanda Peters About Bail Issues Relating to the Waco Biker Story

 

Texas Public Radio Interviews Professor Geoffrey Corn About the Waco Biker Story

 

South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn Writes an Op-Ed on Drones and the Realities of Warfare for The Jerusalem Post

 

Fox News Interviews South Texas Professor Josh Blackman About a Lawsuit Involving 3D-Printed Guns

 

KTRH Radio Interviews South Texas Professor T. Gerald Treece About a Federal Lawsuit Involving 3D-Printed Guns

 

South Texas' Awards Gala Featured in the Houston Chronicle's Society Page Online

 

The Jerusalem Post Quotes South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn in a Story About Gaza War Decisions

 

South Texas Professor Josh Blackman Talks About Texas' Voter ID Law on Houston Matters

 

The Jerusalem Post Quotes South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn About the Issue of Hamas Targets

 

April 2015

 
 

The Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA) Names South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn as a Senior Adviser at the Gemunder Center for Defense and Strategy

 

The Texas Standard Radio Show on Austin's KUT Interviews South Texas Professor Charles "Rocky" Rhodes About Voter ID Laws

 

South Texas Professor Charles "Rocky" Rhodes Talks to KTRH Radio About the State's Voter ID Law

 

South Texas Dean Donald Guter and Other Retired Military Leaders Urge President Obama to Transfer Cleared Detainees from Guantanamo

 

The Associated Press Interviews South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn About the Sentencing of Four Former Blackwater Security Guards

 

The Associated Press Interviews South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn About the Sentencing of Four Blackwater Security Guards

 

Fox News in Houston talks to South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn About the Awarding of Purple Hearts to the Slain Fort Hood Soldiers

 
 

Texas Lawyer Talks to South Texas Associate Dean Catherine Burnet About the College's New Immigration Clinic

 

Houston Legal Writes About South Texas' New Immigration Clinic

 

South Texas Dean Donald Guter Talks to the Yale Daily News About the Bowe Bergdahl Case

 

South Texas Professor Derek Fincham Writes an Op-ed for the Houston Chronicle About the Destruction of Islamic Art

 

Texas Lawyer Writes About South Texas' Joint JD/MBA Program With the University of St. Thomas

 

The Houston Chronicle Quotes South Texas Professor Matt Festa in a Story About Minute Maid Park

 

  The Houston Chronicle Writes About South Texas and St. Thomas' New Joint JD/MBA Program

 

March 2015

 
 

The Wall Street Journal Quotes South Texas Professor Josh Blackman in a Story About Indiana's Religious Freedom Law

 

South Texas Professor Josh Blackman Writes About Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act for the National Review

 

The Atlantic Quotes South Texas Professor Josh Blackman in a Story About Indiana's Religious Freedom Law

 

South Texas Professor Gerald Treece Talks to KTRH Newsradio about Texas Suing the Federal Government

 

The Washington Times Quotes South Texas Professor Josh Blackman About Indiana's Religious Freedom Law

 

CNN Interviews South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn About Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

 

The San Antonio Express-News Interviews South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn About Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

 

South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn Talks to the Austin American-Statesman About a Soldier's Sentence

 

South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn Was an Adviser to a Task Force That Presented the Findings of a Report on the 2014 Gaza Conflict

 

The San Antonio Express-News Interviews South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn About a Case Involving a Fort Hood Solider

 

South Texas Associate Dean Bruce McGovern Discusses Income Tax Preparation on KUHF's Houston Matters Radio Show

 

South Texas Professor Charles "Rocky" Rhodes Discusses the Public Information Act on KUHF's Houston Matters Radio Show

 

Modern Healthcare Writes About How South Texas Professor Josh Blackman’s fantasy SCOTUS Blog And its Prediction For the Latest Challenge to the Affordable Care Act

 

The New York Times Quotes South Texas Professor Josh Blackman About A Case Challenging the Affordable Care Act

 

The Wall Street Journal Publishes Op-ed Co-authored by South Texas Professor Josh Blackman on Upcoming Hearing on Obamacare(subscription required)

 

February 2015

 
 

South Texas Professor Josh Blackman Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee on President's Immigration Order

 

South Texas Professor Katerina Lewinbuk Writes About "Mindfulness" For Texas Bar Blog

 

South Texas Professor Josh Blackman Wrote a Brief in Case Opposing President Obama's Immigration Order

 

The Houston Chronicle Interviews South Texas ProfessorAmanda Peters About a Man's 10th DWI Conviction

 

The Texas Lawyer's Part Two of a Q&A with Visiting Professor Christopher Kulander

 

USA Today Interviews South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn About the "American Sniper" Murder Trial

 

January 2015

 
 

Houston Public Media Writes About the HBA Law & the Media Seminar at South Texas That Focused on the Grand Jury System

 

Professor Matt Festa Talks About State vs. Local Government Control on KUHF's Bauer Business Focus

 

South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn Discusses Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's Case With WOAI Radio

 

Business Insider Talks to South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn About U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

 

South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn Talks to KTRH Radio About a Controversial Sign Used at an Army Recruiting Station

 

South Texas Professor Josh Blackman Talks to Houston Matters About Same-sex Marriage Bans

 

South Texas Professor Josh Blackman Talks to KTRK-TV About Texas' Ban on Gay Marriage

 

Houston Chronicle Interviews South Texas Professor Josh Blackman About Teacher Accused of Making Anti-Muslim Remarks

 

December 2014

 
 

South Texas Professor Kenneth Williams is Quoted in Houston Chronicle About Pending Execution

 

Eaglefordtexas.com Writes About South Texas' New Oil & Gas Law Institute

 

November 2014

 
 

South Texas Professors Geoffrey Corn and Kenneth Williams Write An Op-ed About the Importance of Trials

 

The Houston Chronicle Interviews South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn About the Presumption of Innocence.

 

OilOnline Writes About South Texas' New Oil & Gas Law Institute

 

Breitbart News Writes About South Texas' New Oil & Gas Law Institute

 

South Texas Professor Amanda Peters is Quoted in a Mother Jones Story About Statute of Limitations in Rape Cases

 

Texas Lawyer Interviews South Texas Professor Kulander About New Oil & Gas Law Institute

 

The Houston Chronicle Writes About South Texas' New Oil & Gas Law Institute

 

South Texas Professor Josh Blackman Appeared on PBS NewsHour to Discuss President Obama's Plan to Shield Some Immigrants from Deportation

 

The New York Times Asked South Texas Professor Josh Blackman to Write About Executive Orders on Immigration

 

ESPN’s FiveThirtyEight writes about South Texas Professor Josh Blackman’s Supreme Court Predictor Efforts

 

South Texas Dean Guter and His Wife, Pat, are Featured in a Houston Chronicle Story About Downtown Living

 

South Texas Student Rehman Bhalesha Writes About the Marijuana Industry on the Houston Chronicle’s Baker Institute Blog

 

South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn talks to the Houston Chronicle About A Murder Conviction Being Overturned

 

South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn Talks To the Killeen Daily Herald About the 2009 Fort Hood Shooting Case

 

October 2014

 
 

The Washington Post Writes About South Texas Professor Josh Blackman's Fantasy Supreme Court League

 

South Texas Professor Josh Blackman was a Panelist at the Forbes Under 30 Summit

 

The Houston Chronicle Talks to South Texas Professor Charles "Rocky" Rhodes About the City Subpoenaing Sermons by Pastors Opposing Equal Rights Ordinance

 

South Texas Professor Josh Blackman Talks to USA Today About Conservatives' Reaction to the Supreme Court's Inaction on the Gay Marriage

 

KUHF’s Houston Matters Interviews South Texas professor Charles "Rocky" Rhodes About Abortion Ruling

 

September 2014

 
 

The Hon. Larry Gist, Longtime South Texas Adjunct Professor, Receives High Honor From State Bar of Texas

 

South Texas Professor Charles "Rocky" Rhodes Talks to KUHF Radio About Challenges to Texas' Gay Marriage Ban

 

Houston Fox News Features South Texas Dean Donald Guter in its Military

 

South Texas Professor Kenneth Williams Talks to KTRK-TV About a Man Charged With Killing a Burglar

 

The Houston Chronicle interviews South Texas Professor Geoffrey Corn About a Murder Case Involving a Burglar

 

South Texas Professor Richard Carlson Talks About Workplace Discrimination on KUHF Radio

 

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South Texas Professor Matt Festa is Quoted in The New York Times About Pipelines and Private Property

 
   
 

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