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Law School News

Producers from NBC National News flew to Houston this month to interview Eric Kwartler, a public interest attorney in South Texas College of Law Houston’s Randall O. Sorrels Legal Clinics, about a topic that has gone viral across the nation in recent weeks — the illegal eviction of thousands of residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

As the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic persist, South Texas College of Law Houston is working overtime to ensure its new 1L students remain engaged and excited about beginning law school this fall. To create an interactive environment, Assistant Dean Alicia Cramer and her team in the Admissions office have planned a series of five […]

New South Texas College of Law Houston Professor Guha Krishnamurthi is among a handful of law professors in the nation leading the exciting new “Yada Yada Law School” — a free, online lecture series teaching law through the lens of the popular 90s sitcom. Established by Seinfeld fan Gregory Shill, a professor at the University […]

 To the Texas Legal Community:  Each of us is the dean of one of the ten Texas law schools. At first glance, our ten schools might be considered a collective study in contrasts: Private and public. Large and small. Faith-based and secular. Urban and rural. Old and new.  The events of the last two weeks, […]

When the Texas Board of Law Examiners announced the pass list for the February 2020 Texas Bar Exam, one study group discovered they literally set the bar. For the third time in five years, a recent South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) graduate — 30-year-old Case Towslee — earned the highest score of […]

When South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) student Jessica Livsey and her fiancé, Paul Ogin, bought their first 3D printer, they looked forward to creating plastic combat robots — known as Battlebots — to compete as a family in national tournaments. Little did they know their hobby would later protect individuals on the […]

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) students recently found themselves just one award short of a complete sweep of the nation’s most prestigious legal writing competition. Student advocates from Houston’s oldest law school earned second- and third-place in the 2020 American Society of Legal Writers’ Scribes competition this month. STCL Houston students have […]

Current students and their families, alumni, faculty, and staff of South Texas College of Law Houston gathered recently to celebrate the Lunar New Year and the rich diversity of Houston’s oldest law school. Organized by the school’s Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA), the event featured catered Asian-American cuisine, larger-than-life decorations, and festive dance […]

Community leaders, fellow judges, seasoned attorneys, family, and friends gathered recently to honor South Texas College of Law Houston alumna and board member Theresa W. Chang ’96 at her portrait unveiling ceremony in the Harris County Civil Justice Center. The Honorable Jim F. Kovach, judge of Harris County Civil Court at Law No. 2 — […]

Dozens of attorneys, judges, and law students from across the state gathered this month at South Texas College of Law Houston for South Texas Law Review’s 26th annual Ethics Symposium with the 2020 topic: Malpractice and Mediation. The event drew a widely diverse panel of speakers, including esteemed judges, law firm leaders, law school deans, […]