Beginning Tuesday, March 17 and until further notice, STCL Houston will close to outside visitors and only essential personnel will be expected to report to work. Supervisors will reach out to staff with additional information on modified operations. Staff should contact their supervisors or HR with questions. The school will provide additional updates as they become available. Please visit for updated information.

Texas Rules

Texas Rules of Civil Procedure – Rules Effective September 1, 1941 – : An Historical Project

Advisory Committee Proceedings

Advisory Opinions: January 1942 – December 1948.

Bibliography (of Law Reviews, State Bar Newsletters, CLEs & Books) – LIMITED MATERIALS, UNDER CONSTRUCTION

History – articles and photos from the Texas Bar Journal, reprinted with permission.

The Rules, eff. Sept. 1, 1941 to date. The rules are listed in numerical order. Simply click on the Rule number to see its current version. On that page, you will also find any prior amendments to the rule, listed in chronological order. Simply click on the dates to navigate through the various versions of the rule. All attempts at correcting typographical errors and other mistakes made during the conversion of the Rule were made, but the text should always be verified with the official version at the Texas Supreme Court


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Monica M. Ortale
Associate Director for Public Services
The Fred Parks Law Library
South Texas College of Law Houston
1303 San Jacinto Street
Houston, Texas 77002

Last updated October 18, 2019