STCL Houston Faculty Members Share Legal Expertise on National Media Stage
Numerous media-savvy faculty members at South Texas College of Law Houston have shared their legal expertise in both print and broadcast media outlets this fall. On topics ranging from the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the subsequent nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, to an analysis of the grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor criminal case, to editorials on racism in academia, South Texas professors continue to represent the law school well and bring national acclaim to Houston’s oldest law school.
A sampling of recent STCL Houston media placements include:
- HOUSTON CHRONICLE | President and Dean Michael F. Barry spoke with the Houston Chronicle for a story titled, “Law school grads finally get to don caps and gowns at graduation events.”
- TEXAS LAWYER | President and Dean Michael F. Barry spoke with Texas Lawyer for a story titled, “South Texas College of Law has Innovative Approach to Commencement.”
- USA TODAY | Professor Njeri Rutledge published an editorial in USA TODAY titled, “I thought I never personally experienced racism. Then I realized I just normalized it.”
- THE HILL | Professor Geoffrey S. Corn and Professor Njeri Rutledge co-published an editorial titled, “The ‘end of the beginning’ in the search for justice for Breonna Taylor.”
- USA TODAY | Professor Njeri Rutledge and Professor Geoffrey S. Corn co-published an editorial titled, “Grand Jury Made Right Call in Breonna Taylor Case.”
- BBC NEWS | Professor Geoffrey S. Corn spoke conducted an interview re: the procedures outlined in the U.S. Constitution for the peaceful transfer of power following presidential elections.
- NEW YORK TIMES | Professor Josh Blackman published an editorial in The New York Times titled, “Trump Acts Like a Politician. That’s Not an Impeachable Offense.”
- POLITICO | Professor Josh Blackman is quoted in a Politico article titled, “The Most Important Woman Lawyer in the History of the Republic.”
- KHOU | Professor Charles “Rocky” Rhodes spoke to KHOU for a story titled, “Amy Coney Barrett nominated for US Supreme Court: What’s Next?”
- KHOU | Professor Kenneth Williams spoke to KHOU for a story titled, “Louisville grand jury decision in Breonna Taylor shooting is reasonable, law professor says.”
- CNBC | STCL Houston staff attorney Eric Kwartler is quoted in a CNBC story titled, “How the CARES Act failed to protect tenants from eviction.”