Daniel Correa

Associate Professor of Law

  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
  • J.D., Oklahoma City University School of Law
  • LL.M., New York University School of Law

Areas of Expertise

  • Commercial Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Legal Research & Writing



Office: 762T

Daniel Correa joined the faculty at South Texas College of Law Houston in 2019 as an Assistant Professor of Law. He teaches Legal Research & Writing. Before joining the faculty, Professor Correa engaged in civil litigation and civil appeals, specializing in commercial law. Super Lawyers recognized him in 2019 and 2020 as a Rising Star in Texas for business litigation. From August 2018 to August 2020, he served as an author for Matthew Bender & Company, Inc., updating the business organizations and commercial litigation sections of the Texas Litigation Guide.


After Liberalism? Using Public Service Law to Advance Public Goods. 16 U. St. Thomas J. L. & Pub. Pol’y 104 (2023).

The Slavery Clause and Felony Disenfranchisement: How the Thirteenth Amendment Informs the Debate on Crime-Based Franchise Restrictions, 53 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 89 (2021).

A Reasonable Person Believes what is Probable: City of Dallas v. Sanchez and Rule 91a’s Factual Probability Standard, 49 Tex. Tech. L. Rev. 721 (2017).

Civil Dissent by Obedience and Disobedience: Exploiting the Gap Between Official Rules and Societal Norms and Expectations, 8 Wash. U. Juris. Rev. 219 (2016).

Taking Democracy Seriously: Toward a Jury-Centered Jurisprudence, 22 Va. J. Soc. Pol’y & L. 307 (2015).

Texas Civil Procedure Rule 202 Through the Personal Jurisdiction Looking Glass, 34 Rev. Litig. 213 (2015).

Contingent Fee Contract Remedies Under Texas Law: How and When Suing a Former Client May Protect Her Best Interest, 57 S. Tex. L. Rev. 121 (2015).

Choice of Law and Actual Cause, Tex. Law., Jan. 26, 2015 at 20.

Racism & Equality: A Tale of Two Concepts, The Whisper (Feb. 5, 2015).

Liberty vs. Reciprocal Fairness: A Principled Approach to Personal Jurisdiction, 56, Nov. 2014, For the Def. at 44.

Substantial Confusion: Understanding Causation in Asbestos Cases, The Whisper (May 29, 2014).

Conflict of Laws and Actual Causation in Asbestos Litigation,  The Voice (Feb. 12, 2014).

Reciprocity Interest in Political Affiliation: Redefining the Political Community to Attain Just Principles in Immigration Reform, 14 Harv. Latino L. Rev. 67 (2011).

Neuroprudence: Using Neuroscience to Debunk Positivism’s Separation Thesis and Create a Niche for Naturalism in Our Positive Laws, 10 J. Juris. 487 (2011).


William V. Dorsaneo, Texas Litigation Guide, Vol. 2, Chapters 21 and 21A, Vols. 11-16  (Release 132) (2019).