Law School News

A large crowd of community leaders gathered at South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) Friday to officially commemorate the law school’s ongoing collaboration with the NAACP Houston Branch to fight for clemency for the 110 soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment convicted by General Courts-Martial for their alleged role in the […]

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 back to the community and encouraging more diversity in the legal field. In grateful recognition of the $3 million gift from Nikki and Benny Agosto, […]

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. […]

This is the vision cast in the preamble of the South Texas Community of Respect Pledge shared with faculty, staff, and students this fall. The pledge is among the first initiatives of STCL Houston’s new Office of Diversity, Equality, Inclusion, Justice, and Engagement.  The program is a critical component of the law school’s strategic vision […]

South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) is pleased to announce the election of alumna Genora K. Boykins ’85 as chair-elect of the board of directors for the nearly 100-year-old law school. Confirmed by her fellow board members, Boykins has served on the school’s board of directors since March 2012. Boykins is the first woman and […]

Since the start of the fall 2020 semester, South Texas College of Law Houston has been proud to host two moderated panel webinars on the pervasive effects of racism on law students and attorneys. Sponsored by the office of the President and Dean and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion office, and hosted by the Black […]

For the first time in 97 years, an Hispanic law student has taken the helm as editor-in-chief of South Texas Law Review at Houston’s oldest law school. His fellow students at South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) recently elected Gaspar Gonzalez editor-in-chief of the school’s esteemed student-led journal. He will serve in this […]

 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, […]

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 […]

Enterprising students at South Texas College of Law Houston (STCL Houston) have launched a new mentorship program for LGBT+students to ease their transition to law school and fully support them throughout their law school experience. AMICUS is calling for both LGBT+student mentors and mentees to join the new program that pairs 1L students with 2L […]