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Leonard M Baynes
Leonard M. Baynes

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Briefcase Radio: Common law marriage

Janet HeppardMarriage provides couples with legal protections that affect their life and property. Janet Heppard, Clinic Director and an Associate Professor of Clinical Practice explains how these protections extend to couples in common law unions. more...


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Harris Butler '81

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University of Houston Law Center student Patrick Gant.Patrick Gant, 3L

Former student-athlete thrives in sports law, negotiation competitions more...

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