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South Texas College of Law Houston

At South Texas College of Law Houston, student groups offer more than just a gathering place for law school members or a bullet point on a resume. They also offer a greater sense of purpose and a different way of thinking about how the law and legal practice affect the everyday lives of real people. […]

During The Gala 2021 in early October, South Texas College of Law Houston honored The Honorable Emiliano Jose “E.J.” Salcines ’63 with the prestigious Dean’s Medal. The event’s 400 guests gave Salcines two standing ovations! The former STCL Houston board member and engaged alumnus has played a major role in the campus’ recruiting success for […]

by Professor Val Ricks Clerk for a judge if you possibly can. In Texas, the state supreme court, federal appellate and trial courts, and federal magistrates and bankruptcy courts hire clerks. Federal administrative law and immigration courts also hire clerks. Across the country, federal and state courts (including many state trial courts) together hire thousands […]

The U.S. Supreme Court began its October term Oct. 4. Early next month, South Texas alum Richard A. “Rick” Morris ’91 will argue before the Court in Washington, D.C., and he is spending time on the STCL Houston campus as he prepares to present oral arguments regarding a Houston-based First Amendment case on Nov. 2. […]

Student Spotlight: Diana Davila

Diana Davila, president of the Hispanic Law Students Association (HLSA) at South Texas College of Law Houston, is dedicated to positively impacting her community and creating a safe space for students. Get to know her better, find out what she loves about South Texas, and learn more about the Hispanic Heritage Night social on Oct. […]

One day in 2007, an administrative assistant at Dr. Mark E. Steiner’s church forwarded an email about a citizenship workshop organized by BakerRipley and National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO), which connects low-income families and individuals to opportunity so they can achieve a better life. The assistant knew Steiner was a lawyer and thought […]

Books can be powerful tools for gaining knowledge on new topics and developing compassion for varied experiences. This month, we are highlighting Clinical Teaching Fellow and Staff Attorney Carlos Calderon’s choice. Read his personal review – in 150 words or less. We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates “We Were Eight Years in […]

Stepping off the elevator and onto the tenth floor of South Texas College of Law Houston, visitors walk into a sleek professional space that houses the Randall O. Sorrels Legal Clinics, an academic clinical program combined with community-focused pro bono initiatives. The clinics have come a long way since their humble beginnings in 1990, when […]

by Professor Chris Kulander, Director, Oil & Gas Institute The Harry L. Reed Institute for Oil & Gas Law at South Texas College of Law Houston was founded with Professor Reed’s blessing and largess in 2014. As the eighth year of the Institute’s existence begins, it’s time to look both back and ahead. At the […]

Books can be powerful tools for gaining knowledge on new topics and developing compassion for varied experiences. This month, we are highlighting Associate Director, Public Services in the Fred Parks Law Library Monica Ortale’s choice. Read her personal review – in 150 words or less. Confessions of an Innocent Man by David R. Dow This novel by […]