Distinguished Attorney Gives Back to His Law School Alma Mater, Donating $3 Million to Establish The Benny Agosto, Jr. Diversity Center at South Texas College of Law Houston

Houston trial attorney Benny Agosto, Jr.’s recent gift to establish a diversity center at his alma mater, South Texas College of Law Houston, combined two of his life passions: giving […]
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STCL Houston’s innovative new J.D. Part-time / Online schedule recently was featured in the Houston Business Journal.

Professor Kenneth Williams shared his thoughts on the second mistrial declared in the AJ Armstrong case with ABC 13.

Staff Attorney Vinh Ho commented on human trafficking with The Commercial Appeal. “Human trafficking is modern-day slavery — it’s when an employer uses force, fraud or coercion to make someone perform labor or commercial sex against their will.”

Professor Charles “Rocky” Rhodes was a guest on Houston Matters with Craig Cohen to talk about the decision a judge in Texas made to block the student debt relief program. “To be able to bring a claim in court you have to show that you have been injured by the program, and that the ruling from the court will help remedy or take away or redress that injury.”

Professor Josh Blackman spoke with Fox 26 about what borrowers need to know about the status of student debt relief program.

Professor Matthew Festa shared his thoughts with Houston Public Media on a Harris County judge allowing an extra hour of voting during this month’s election. “Both courts worked very quickly, and it was really a case study … in how courts can respond quickly to pressing issues.”


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