LAW SCHOOL NEWS
South Texas College of Law Houston Recognized By The Princeton Review for Quality Learning Environment and Accessible, Interesting ProfessorsThe Princeton Review has named South Texas College of Law Houston to its 2023 Best Law Schools list. Citing the law school’s “outstanding academics,” The Princeton Review noted that South […] More »
FACULTY IN THE NEWS
STCL Houston Professor Dru Stevenson, who has written extensively on gun laws, recently spoke with The Dallas Morning News about the Allen massacre and existing gun laws. “If they had some sort of tribunal or proceeding and adjudicated him to have a mental impairment or disability, then they should have reported that.” Read more here.
STCL Houston Professor Dru Stevenson spoke with Fox 29 in San Antonio, TX about firearm deaths reaching new highs in Texas. “While it’s true that deaths from firearms are increasing at the same time as Texas has loosened gun restrictions, significant cultural, social and economic factors also play a role, and it’s difficult to determine which trend is causing the other.” Read more here.
STCL Houston Professor Derek Fincham shared his thoughts with iNow.info on the art world redefining what ownership means. “The law has long rested on the idea that you cannot sell what you do not have.” Read more here.
STCL Houston Professor Josh Blackman spoke with Verified News Explorer Network about a code of ethics being enforced for members of the Supreme Court. “Once such a code exists, there is no simple way for it to become ‘binding’ or ‘self-enforcing’.” Read more here.
STCL Houston Professor Charles Rhodes spoke with the New York Times about the legal theory under the Texas wrongful death act for the ex-husband bringing a claim against those assisting with an illegal abortion. “There are clear violations of Texas law in this case with respect to illegally accessing the phone,” said Rhodes. “And that’s a situation which will probably occur in other cases.” Read more here.
STCL Houston Professor Josh Blackman spoke with Heromag about a Biden legal nominee helping a group opposing his administration. “If he is indeed conservative, then maybe it wasn’t the best move for Republicans to oppose his nomination,” said Blackman. Read more here.
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