Law School News

Under the leadership of Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg ’86, nearly 20 district attorneys, state attorneys, and attorneys general from across the United States convened recently at South Texas College of Law Houston to discuss their progressive views on reforming the criminal justice system. Ogg, a South Texas Law alumna, is known nationally for […]

South Texas College of Law Houston’s Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) this week presented a check for nearly $3,000 — approximately one-third of the cost needed to train a medical service dog — to Kenzie Cashion, a teenager with Bethlem Myopathy, a rare form of Muscular Dystrophy. Cashion, who also developed a severe form of […]

Students from South Texas College of Law Houston today donated nearly $17,000 to ABC13’s 38th Annual “Share Your Holidays” Food Drive, benefiting the Houston Food Bank. This gift equates to 50,085 meals for hungry Houstonians. For the seventh year in a row, South Texas Law earned the honor of “largest academic donor” to this holiday […]

Underrepresented students from Victory Early College High School experienced “A Day in the Life of a Law Student” recently at South Texas College of Law Houston’s (STCL Houston) “Discover Law Day,” hosted by the school’s Hispanic Law Students Association (HLSA) chapter and sponsored by the Mexican American Bar Association of Houston (MABAH) and the Law […]

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) students continue to shine on the national advocacy stage this fall, as third-year students Simrita Chamdal and Yvonne Nguyen earned the “Best Brief in the Nation” award at the 2018 National Finals of the Judge Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition in Chicago over the weekend. Moot court […]

In celebration of Veterans Day, South Texas College of Law Houston President and Dean Don Guter and Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht of the Texas Supreme Court co-authored and published a timely editorial urging essential legal aid for veterans. The editorial is copied below in its entirety: “Time to Fight for Veterans’ Right to Legal […]

As final exams approach, students at South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) juggle more than weighty textbooks and study guides; stress is ever present. To help ease students’ anxiety, this week the STCL Houston chapter of the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) partnered with Caring Critters Inc., a nonprofit, volunteer organization in the […]

South Texas College of Law Houston’s (STCL Houston) Animal Legal Defense Fund — a student group committed to protecting the lives and advancing the interests of animals through the legal system — recently hosted a Howl-O-Ween Photo Contest to raise funds for a worthy cause: the training of a service dog for a young patient […]

The Mexican American Bar Association of Houston (MABAH) honored South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) President and Dean Don Guter with the 2018 Amicus Award at its annual gala Friday evening. The gala celebrated MABAH’s 46th year of service to the Hispanic legal profession and community. The respected award — established by MABAH, Texas’ […]

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) again defended its title as the best advocacy law school in the United States with its 131st national advocacy championship at the 11th annual National Latina/o Law Student Association (NLLSA) Moot Court Competition, hosted by Cardozo Law School in New York City earlier this month. Students Erandy […]