5th Circuit convenes at UHLC

The arguments offer students an opportunity to observe appellate lawyers and judges at work.

An attorney argues his case before a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

An attorney argues his case before a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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March 7, 2012 – The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in a total of eight cases over two days in Krost Hall at the University of Houston Law Center. The three-judge panel includes Judge Catharina Haynes, Judge Thomas M. Reavley and Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod. A 5th Circuit Court panel last convened at the Law Center in October 1999.

An attorney argues his case before a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Judge Jennifer Elrod, Judge Thomas M. Reavley, and Judge Catharina Haynes

After the arguments, Judge Elrod and several of the judges’ law clerks answer questions from UH Law Center students.

After the arguments, Judge Elrod and several of the judges’ law clerks answer questions from UH Law Center students.

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