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The University of Houston, Arte Público Press, through the Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Program, the Special Collections Department of the MD Anderson Library, and the UH Law Center announce that the papers of Alonso Perales have been acquired and are available for scholarly examination. Alonso Perales (1898-1960) was among the most important organizational figures and public intellectuals of his time, and was instrumental in early 20th century Mexican American political development in Texas. Perales graduated from George Washington University School of Law in 1926, making him one of the earliest Mexican American attorneys to practice law in Texas. He not only had a successful law practice, but helped found the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), served his country in several diplomatic capacities, and was a prolific writer.
SUMMER 2000 SYMPOSIUM ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY The Law and Higher Education: Cases and Materials on Colleges in Court EU/UK/US Higher Education Scholars Study Group on Mobility IHELG Homepage
Institute For Higher Education Law And Governance IHELG Research and Service Agenda Institute Monograph Series Campaign 2002 (20th Anniversary Programs) Society of American Law Teachers' (SALT) B.A. to J.D. Pipeline Program University of Houston Law Center and Arte Publico Press Sponsor Conference on Hernandez v. Texas at Fifty IHELG Houston Higher Education Finance Roundtable, 2018-May 23-25, 2018 Invitational Conference on Texas Lawyer Alonso Perales (1898-1960), January 12-13, 2012, University of Houston

The University of Houston, Arte Público Press, through the Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Program, the Special Collections Department of the MD Anderson Library, and the UH Law Center announce that the papers of Alonso Perales have been acquired and are available for scholarly examination. Alonso Perales (1898-1960) was among the most important organizational figures and public intellectuals of his time, and was instrumental in early 20th century Mexican American political development in Texas. Perales graduated from George Washington University School of Law in 1926, making him one of the earliest Mexican American attorneys to practice law in Texas. He not only had a successful law practice, but helped found the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), served his country in several diplomatic capacities, and was a prolific writer.
SUMMER 2000 SYMPOSIUM ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY The Law and Higher Education: Cases and Materials on Colleges in Court EU/UK/US Higher Education Scholars Study Group on Mobility IHELG Homepage

University of Houston Law Center

SALT

UHLC and SALT and Leadership Council on Legal Diversity prelaw program, October 11, 2013

Society of American Law Teachers' (SALT) B.A. to J.D. Pipeline Program:
Making Connections –
A Changing World, A Changing Legal Profession

Presented by the University of Houston Law Center and the Society of American Law Teachers and sponsored by Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

Friday, October 11, 2013 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (reception to follow)
University of Houston Law Center

This program for Pre-Law Advisors, Law Admission Officers, Legal Educators, Lawyers, and Students will address such topics as: admissions; update on Fisher v. Texas; the LSAT; how diverse students succeed; student financial aid and loans issues; and immigration reform issues.

8:00 am Registration and continental breakfast
8:30 am

Welcome Remarks (Dean Richard Alderman, UHLC; Prof. Olympia Duhart, SALT)

9:00 am  

Plenary:  State of the Profession and Pipeline Programs  
The speakers will explore why diversity in law school and the legal profession matters and the necessity and value of the educational pipeline.
Prof. Michael A. Olivas, UHLC
Kent Lollis, LSAC

10:00 am

Break

10:15 am 

Plenary:  Post Fisher Fallout: Reframing the Debate 
This panel will discuss how the Supreme Court's decision in Fisher v. Texas will affect the use of race as a factor in law school admissions.
Prof. SpearIt, Texas Southern University
Prof. Meera E. Deo, Thomas Jefferson School of Law

11:15 am Break
11:30 am

Plenary Roundtable:  Admissions Issues in a Declining Pool-era
Jamie Ann West Dillon, Assistant Dean for Admissions, UHLC;
Monica Ingram, Assistant Dean for Admissions, UT Law;
Gary Keith, Associate Professor of Political Science and Pre-Law Advisor, University of the Incarnate Word (SWAPLA President)

12:45 -1:20 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Plenary: Developments in Law School Financial Aid, 
Christopher P. Chapman (President and Chief Executive Officer, Access Group) also: George I. Sanchez Memorial Lecture

3:00 pm

Plenary: Immigration: DACA, The DREAM Act, and Comprehensive Immigration Reform 
Prof. Geoff Hoffman, UHLC;
Prof. Maurice Hew, Jr., Thurgood Marshall School of Law, TSU

4:15 pm Concurrent Sessions for students
  • Practicing for the LSAT: A training session (Jay Rosner, PR Foundation)
  • A sample law class: Prof. Meredith Duncan, UH Law Center
  • 5:30-6:30 pm

    Reception

    Saturday: LSAC Law Forum, Houston

    No charge, but must reserve space to attend and receive lunch
    RSVP: Deborah Jones, 713-743-2075, dyjones@Central.UH.EDU

     

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