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August 2016

Regents honor UHLC Pre-Law Pipeline Program with 'Excellence' Award 

MeetingThe University of Houston Law Center's Pre-Law Pipeline Program was honored last week as the recipient of the UH System Board of Regents' Academic Excellence Award. more...

UHLC students begin legal careers with community service projects  

Community serviceBefore attending their first law school class, University of Houston Law Center students started their semester by giving back. more...

UHLC 1L students vow to maintain professionalism in the classroom and future careers

UHLC 1L students vow to maintain professionalism in the classroom and future careers First-year University of Houston Law Center students committed to exemplifying competence, civility and integrity in their legal careers as they were welcomed to the school last week during a dinner at the Hilton University of Houston. more...

Graduates of UHLC's Pre-Law Pipeline Program bid adieu during emotional sendoff

Group shotMembers of the University of Houston Law Center's Pre-Law Pipeline Program commemorated their introduction to the world of legal education and celebrated newfound bonds with fellow students at a recent closing ceremony at Norton Rose Fulbright's Houston Office. more...

UHLC students put best foot forward during campus interviews with prospective employers

UHLC students put best foot forward during campus interviews with prospective employersA week before the start of classes, University of Houston Law Center students are preparing for their futures beyond the fall semester. more...

UH Law Center to host annual 'Works-in-Progress' conference on state and local government law

gavelAcademics and practicing attorneys will gather Oct. 7-8 to give and receive feedback on their scholarly writings more...

 

Charlette Jefferson honored with President's Award for outstanding service

Charlette Jefferson, a faculty suite executive secretary who began working at the University of Houston Law Center 17 years ago, was honored Monday as a winner of the President's Award. more...

UHLC Prof Nimmer named among 'Best Lawyers in America' for 23rd time 

NimmerUniversity of Houston Law Center Professor and former Dean Raymond T. Nimmer has been selected by his peers for the 23rd time as one of the "Best Lawyers in America" in his specialty areas. more...

UHLC and tax law community celebrate life of Professor Ira B. Shepard

Colleagues, family and friends gathered Thursday to celebrate the life of Ira B. Shepard, who taught tax law at the University of Houston Law Center for 36 years before passing away in March at the age of 78. more...

July 2016

Legacy and impact of Scalia's death highlight UHLC's Supreme Court update

Professor Peter Linzer discusses the work of the late Justice Antonin Scalia during the University of Houston Law Center’s “U.S. Supreme Court Update.” U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's passing on Feb. 13, and the Senate's refusal to confirm the nomination of his replacement, led to multiple 4-4 decisions in the court's recently completed term. more...

Admitted students experience life at the Law Center during welcome program

Admitted Students DayForty students admitted to the University of Houston Law Center for the fall semester were recently given a warm welcome and an introduction to what they can expect in the coming years. more...

Judge Byrne '87 seeks to end shackling in juvenile justice courts

State District Judge Darlene Byrne, president of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, said she hopes that Texas becomes the 27th state to ban indiscriminate shackling of juveniles in court.A keynote speaker at the 15th Annual Zealous Advocacy Conference held last week at the University of Houston Law Center told juvenile justice attorneys that the negative effects of shackling children in the courtroom outweigh the benefits. more...

UH administrators, legal professionals offer career advice to UHLC pre-law students  

UH administrators, legal professionals offer career advice to UHLC pre-law students University of Houston officials and pillars of the local legal community recently gave words of encouragement to students enrolled in the University of Houston Law Center's Pre-law Pipeline Program. more...

UH Law Center remembers former Dean and Professor Stephen Zamora 

Houston Food BankUniversity of Houston Law Center Professor Emeritus Stephen Zamora, an authority on International and Mexican law, died Friday in Mexico City at the age of 72. more...

UHLC cited for efforts during Houston Food Bank's 'Food from the Bar' drive 

Houston Food BankThe University of Houston Law Center won the "Best Law School Award—Best achievement by a law school" in the inaugural "Food from the Bar" campaign by the Houston Food Bank. more...

 

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