A Culture Map-Houston article featured the new John M. O'Quinn Law Building and discusses UHLC alum John O'Quinn. The article announces the official opening on Thursday, September 22, and the ribbon-cutting ceremony, set to take place at 6 pm with UH President Renu Khator and Dean Baynes in attendance along with UH alumni, donors, and dignitaries. Dean Baynes was quoted in the article.
Professor Kaufman was quoted in a Houston Chronicle article, which reported that Larhonda Biggles is seeking justice for the death of her son, Jaquaree Simmons, who was beaten then later died at the Harris County Jail during the February 2021 freeze.
Professor Knake Jefferson was quoted in a Bloomberg Law article, which reported that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson said she had “inadvertently omitted” information in financial disclosure forms. The quote was taken from a 2021 congressional hearing on court transparency.
The American Bar Association (ABA) has named University of Houston Law Center the 2021-2022 ABA Competitions Champion!
Dean Leonard M. Baynes appeared on Houston Public Media's Briefcase discussing the First Amendment.
Dean Baynes was quoted in a Houston Chronicle article discussing the new John O'Quinn Law Building. The article also mentions alumni state Sen. Royce West and personal injury lawyer, Ezequiel Reyna, and the third-floor study bar, named Len's Landing, after Dean Baynes.
Professor Chandler appeared on KRTK (ABC-13, Houston). He comments on a federal judge in Fort Worth's decision agreeing with a group of Christian conservatives that Affordable Care Act requirements to cover HIV prevention drugs violate their religious freedom. Video is available at: https://abc13.com/texas-religious-employers-christian-conservatives-affordable-care-act-violate-freedom/12209213/.article, which reports on golfer Patrick Reed’s defamation suit against Golf Channel and Brandel Chamblee and discusses Alfred H. Bennett, a federal judge in Texas, who will be presiding over the case. Professor Duncan comments on the legal standard for public figures to prove defamation.
The Association of Texas Professional Educators, in its role as the largest educator association in Texas, has signed on to an amicus brief prepared by attorneys at the University of Houston Law Center in the case of Abbott v. Doe. Martin J. Siegel, Director, Appellate Civil Rights Clinic and UHLC students, Brian Kay, Chelsea Ogan, and Kirsten Williams, were listed as counsel in the brief.
A Medical Futility Blog post mentioned that Professor Mantel is speaking at Loyola University Chicago's 16th Annual Health Law Symposium: "Evolution and Innovation in the Health Care Payment Landscape," on November 11, 2022.
Professor Flatt was quoted in a Texas Tribune article commenting on the EPA's decision to reject a permit for a massive oil exporting project offshore from Corpus Christi.
Professor Buckles was quoted in a Houston Public Media article. The article reports on a sermon delivered by Rev. Ed Young of Houston's Second Baptist Church, in which he criticized the crime-related policies of "left-wing progressives" and urged congregates to "throw those bums out of office." Professor Buckles comments on the possibility of the church losing its tax-exempt status.
Professor Morales appeared on KHOU (CBS-11, Houston) commenting on Governor Greg Abbott's decision to send 8000-9000 migrants out of state. Video is available.
Professors Flatt and Hester were mentioned in a press release available on the U.S. Department of Justice's website. The press release discussed U.S. Assistant Attorneys General Kristen Clarke and Todd Kim's listening session with environmental justice stakeholders in Houston. Professors Flatt and Hester were thanked for hosting the listening session. Prof. Warren was also at the session, and introduced the DOJ and EPA dignitaries.
Professor Chandler's comments from an appearance on KHOU were included in a Houston Chronicle article. The article reported that a coalition of Texas abortion rights groups have sued state Attorney General Ken Paxton to protect their right to help Texans obtain abortions in states where the procedure is still legal. Professor Chandler comments on the legalities of giving money for an illegal abortion performed in Texas.
Professor Chandler appeared on KTRK (ABC-13, Houston). He discussed the Texas trigger law, which has now banned almost all abortions. Video is available at: https://abc13.com/texas-politics-abortion-rights-trigger-ban-law-2022-exceptions/12163065/.
Professor Chandler also appeared on KHOU (CBS-11, Houston) to comment on the Texas trigger law. Video is available at: https://www.khou.com/video/news/local/texas/texas-trigger-law-goes-into-effect-thursday-heres-what-you-need-to-know/285-3f15e1fa-a15c-4e5a-a1fb-6c104145e138.
Professor Chandler appeared on KHOU's VERIFY news segment regarding the Texas trigger law. In particular, he verifies whether Roe v. Wade was overturned because of the trigger law, whether all abortions in Texas are banned, whether doctors can be criminally charged or face civil penalties, and whether abortion pills are banned, among other claims. Video is available at: https://www.khou.com/article/news/verify/texas-trigger-law/285-d10185a4-3997-4a1e-ba66-f4ed1ba9d14c.
Professor Guggenberger appeared on Spectrum News (New York-1) commenting on privacy issues related to menstrual cycle tracking apps. Video is available at: https://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/news/2022/08/22/study-mozilla-privacy-not-included-study-period-pregnancy-tracking-apps
Professor Knake Jefferson was named as the Democrats' candidate for the Michigan State University (MSU) Board of Trustees in this year's election according to a Grand Rapids Press article. Professor Knake Jefferson has been a member of the MSU board since 2019.
Visiting Professor Sakmar was quoted in a Bloomberg article commenting on the impact of the global fuel shortage.
Professor Fowler appeared on Good Morning America discussing privacy issues related to menstrual tracking apps. The video is available at: https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/wellness/story/report-warns-privacy-period-tracking-pregnancy-apps-roe-88490331. This news story appeared on multiple news stations such as KTRK (ABC-13, Houston).
Professor Hester appeared for a news segment on Houston Public Media regarding a solution to the flood threat from the Addicks and Barker reservoirs, which flooded during Hurricane Harvey. Professor Hester comments on the class-action lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which manages both Addicks and Barker reservoirs. This news segment is a part of Houston Public Media's "Below the Waterlines: Houston after Hurricane Harvey podcast series." Audio is available.
UHLC Professor Bret Wells makes the TaxProf Blog list of Google Scholar H-Index All rankings of the Top 103 U.S. tax professors with Google Scholar pages.
Entertainment Law Clinic Director at UHLC Justen Barks discusses why Texas cities are suing several streaming services for franchises fees via Houston Matters.
Professor Chandler appeared on KTRK (ABC-13, Houston) commenting on reports that physicians are delaying care to those who suffer miscarriages due to confusion on Texas abortion bans. Video is available.
Professor Zale co-authored (with Professor Sarah Schindler, University of Denver Sturm College of Law) the op-ed, "Runaways Rents: The Law is Failing Renters," which was published by The Hill.
Professor Chandler appeared on Houston Matters to discuss legal questions about abortion rights that have arisen due to the Dobbs decision. Audio is available at https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/shows/houston-matters/2022/07/28/428993/other-legal-questions-spawned-by-the-dobbs-ruling-july-28-2022/ (beginning 15:24).
Professor Thompson was quoted in an article on The Leader News website regarding misdemeanor bail reform in Harris County.
Professor Chandler appeared on CBS 19 to discuss new Texas abortion laws that will go into effect on August 25. Video is available at: https://www.cbs19.tv/article/news/local/texas/supreme-court-overturns-row-wade-texas-trigger-law/285-b3dd6e5f-cab6-4e90-9e6f-c5790a49fd22.
The Progressive Magazine published an article profiling Professor Kaufman's forthcoming law review article, Police Policing Police, and his proposal therein for a legal duty for police officers to intervene in their colleagues' misuse of force.
Professor Marquez appeared on KPRC's Ask Amy Podcast to discuss renter's rights. Video is available at: https://www.click2houston.com/video/local-news/2022/07/26/ask-amy-podcast-ep-1-renters-rights/.
Professor Hawkins's recent Boston University Law Review article was quoted in a Protocol article regarding earned wage access.
Professor Berman appeared on Houston Public Media's Town Square discussing how new abortion laws are affecting women's mental and physical health. Audio is available at: https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/2022/07/20/428777/how-new-abortion-laws-are-affecting-womens-mental-and-physical-health/.
Professor Gomez appeared on the Rechtsgespräch podcast (Episode 44). The podcast is available at: https://podcasts.apple.com/de/podcast/folge-44-legal-literacy-in-texas-legal-tech-f%C3%BCr-die/id1542537871?i=1000570550479.
Professor Thompson was quoted in an Associated Press article discussing a Harris County jury's decision not to indict Tony Earls, who opened fire and killed 9-year-old Arlene Alvarez when he was robbed at an ATM. This article appeared on multiple news sources including the Houston Chronicle.
Professor Berman was quoted in a Fort Worth Star-Telegram article regarding the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on three Texas laws banning abortion.
Professor Berman was quoted extensively in an article available on Open Secrets' website that reported on how much Political Action Committees (PACs) spend on lawmakers opposed to abortion rights. Professor Berman comments on whether companies that offer abortion coverage to employees or compensation for travel related to reproductive healthcare may be at risk of violating state laws if they have businesses in states that have outlawed abortion.
Professor Flatt was quoted in Bloomberg Law article regarding the tools that the EPA has to work with to make a dent in carbon emissions following last month's Supreme Court ruling, as long as the agency stays within stricter confines.
Professor Chandler was quoted in a Financial Advisor article regarding whether an insurer or an employer could provide reimbursement for an out-of-state abortion without exposing themselves to criminal liability.
Ebony Magazine quoted from Professor Kaufman's article, "Police Policing Police," Geo. Wash. L. Rev. Vol. 91, No. 2, 2023, (forthcoming), where he argues that Congress and state legislatures should enact criminal laws mandating a "duty to intervene" in their colleagues' misuse of force.
Professor Marquez was quoted in a Houston Chronicle article regarding recent power outages and sewer backups at Cleme Manor Apartments in the Fifth Ward. He comments on the potential liability of the landlord.
Ebony magazine profiled Professor Zachary D. Kaufman's new article, Police Policing Police.
Professor Berman was quoted extensively in an article available on Open Secrets' website that reported on how much abortion rights groups spend on lobbying and political contributions compared to their counterparts. Professor Berman comments on the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court's Dobbs decision that overturned Roe v. Wade.
Professor Chandler's comments that originally appeared in a Houston Chronicle article were included in an Off the Kuff blog post regarding whether Texas state law prohibits companies from paying for out-of-state travel for abortion services.
Professor Chandler appeared on KTRK (ABC-13, Houston) regarding the Texas Supreme Court's decision to block a lower court order late Friday night that said clinics could continue performing abortions. Video is available at: https://abc13.com/texas-supreme-court-blocks-order-resuming-abortions-roe-v-wade-planned-parenthood/12011342/.
Professor Flatt was interviewed by ProPublica regarding the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in West Virginia v. EPA, that an Obama-era rule forcing power plants to curtail carbon emissions exceeded limits on executive power, restricting the ability of President Joe Biden and future administrations to fight climate change.
Professor Fowler was quoted in a Houston Chronicle article commenting on privacy concerns related to menstrual cycle tracking apps after the U.S. Supreme Court's Dobbs decision.
Professor Chandler was quoted in a Texas Tribune article regarding Frontera Fund's decision to pause its services, which help residents of the Rio Grande Valley access and pay for abortions, in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Professor Flatt appeared on KTRK (ABC 13-Houston). He comments on the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in West Virginia v. EPA, limiting how the EPA can regulate carbon emission from existing coal-fired power plants, on Fifth Ward residents. Video is available at: https://abc13.com/houston-cancer-cluster-supreme-court-limits-epa-environmental-protection-agency-rules-against/12007370/.
Professor Flatt appeared on Fox-26, Houston, discussing the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in West Virginia v. EPA to reign in the regulatory powers of the EPA when it comes to reducing carbon emissions in the production of electricity. Video is available at: https://www.fox26houston.com/news/scotus-votes-to-rein-regulatory-powers-by-environmental-protection-agency.
Professor Thompson was quoted in a CNN article. She comments on pledges not to prosecute abortion cases made by more than a third of the district attorneys representing the 25 most populous counties in states that have banned or are set to ban abortion.
Professor Chandler appeared on KTRK-TV (ABC-13, Houston) discussing the impact of the Supreme Court's decision will have on Texas' pre-Roe law that was never repealed. Video is available
Professor Berman was quoted in a Texas Tribune article regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization to overturn Roe v. Wade. She comments on Justice Clarence Thomas' concurring opinion inviting new legal challenges to contraception and same-sex marriage rights. This article appeared on numerous news sites
Professor Chandler was quoted in an article available on ABC News' website. He comments on the pending U.S. Supreme Court case, New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v. Bruen, which addresses whether New York state's concealed carry law violates the Second Amendment.
A Mother Jones article quoted from Professor Olivas' book, No Undocumented Child Left Behind: Plyler v. Doe and the Education of Undocumented Schoolchildren, regarding the impact of the Plyler decision.
Professor Kaufman's op-ed, "Officers Should Intervene as Matter of Law, Not Just Policy," was published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Professor Warren was mentioned in a Mongabay article regarding the environmental challenges linked to both legal and illegal cannabis use. The author cites to Professor Warren's article, Hotboxing the Polar Bear: The Energy and Climate Impacts of Indoor Marijuana Cultivation, B.U.L.Rev. 101 (2021).
Professor Flatt was quoted in an article available on The Hill's website. He discussed Conservative Republican Wayne Christian winning Tuesday's Texas Republican primary for a seat on the Texas Railroad Commission, defeating oil and gas attorney Sarah Stogner.
Professor Flatt was quoted in an article available on One Breath Partnership's website commenting on the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)'s response to ozone pollution.
Professor Thompson appeared on Houston Public Media's Town Square discussing whether there will be a spike in support for new gun reform legislation. Audio is available at:
Tiffany Tucker, Assistant Dean for Career Development, appeared on the ABA GPSolo podcast to discuss "Tips for Hiring Law Students." The podcast is available at: https://www.americanbar.org/groups/gpsolo/podcasts/.
Professor Thompson appeared on KTRK (ABC-13, Houston) regarding how easy it is to purchase a gun in Texas. Video of the interview is available at: https://abc13.com/texas-gun-laws-legally-purchase-weapons-reform/11894489/.
Professor Thompson was quoted in a Texas Tribune article. She discussed the possibility of lawmakers raising the minimum age requirement to purchase assault rifles from 18 to 21.
Professor Chandler was quoted in an Inc. article discussing legal and policy issues related to out of state travel for abortion.
Professor Geoffrey Hoffman appeared on KRGV (ABC, Rio Grande Valley) regarding groups who are protesting the extension of Title 42. Video is available.
Professor Kwok appeared on KERA (NPR, North Texas) regarding why Tarrant County is paying to prosecute and defend two former jailers. Audio is available.
Professor Geoffrey Hoffman authored a post for ImmigrationProf Blog about Patel v Garland.
Adjunct Professor Scott Ellis authored an article in the Houston Lawyer about Judges serving Blakely as Adjunct Professors.
Adjunct Professor Hon. Christine Vinh Weems authored an article in the Houston Lawyer about participating in mock trial, including coaching the UHLC mock trial team.
Professor Fowler was quoted in a Bloomberg article regarding privacy issues related to fertility tracking apps.
Professor Geoffrey Hoffman authored a post on the Think Immigration blog regarding immigration court jurisdiction and the 1.6 million case backlog.
The Texas Tribune quoted Professor Thompson in an article about problems with bail bonds.
Professors Roberts and Hawkins' Science editorial was quoted in a Cosmos magazine article about on-demand, online mental health services.
Professor Chandler was quoted in a Health article regarding current abortion rights and access in the states.
Professor Chandler was interviewed by Reuters regarding possible future conflicts between states over abortion rights. Video is available at https://www.reuters.com/legal/government/after-roe-v-wade-next-us-abortion-battle-state-v-state-2022-05-09/ (starting at 3:13).
An article on the Nonprofit Quarterly website regarding predatory lending discussed a recent article by Professor Hawkins and UHLC student Tiffany Penner
Professor Emeritus Alderman was quoted extensively in a WalletHub article. He answered questions regarding credit card balance transfers, why major credit card companies won't offer cards to consumers with bad or limited credit and redeeming credit card rewards.
Professor Geoffrey Hoffman was interviewed by KTRK (ABC-13, Houston) commenting on Governor Greg Abbott's proposed challenge to a Supreme Court ruling (Plyler v. Doe) that guaranteed public schools for all students, including those who are undocumented. Video is available.
Professor Geoffrey Hoffman was quoted in an Associated Press article available on USNews.com discussing Governor Greg Abbott's proposed challenge to a Supreme Court ruling (Plyler v. Doe) that guaranteed public schools for all students, including those who are undocumented.
Professor Chandler was interviewed by Telemundo about public education and undocumented immigrants in Texas. To see the segment, visit: https://www.telemundohouston.com/noticias/local/abbott-abre-puerta-para-demandar-sentencia-que-permite-educacion-publica-a-indocumentados/2241761/
A quote from 2010 by Professor Emeritus Olivas was included in an article in Ed Week about public education and immigrants.
Professor Darren Bush co-authored an article published on https://prospect.org/ titled "‘Don’t Say New Brandeisians’: A Reply to Commissioner Christine Wilson"
Professor Berman was interviewed by KHOU regarding how the Supreme Court opinion writing process works. Video is available.
Professor Berman was interviewed by KHOU regarding why overturning Roe v. Wade could impact other privacy rights. Video is available.
Professor Chandler was interviewed by KHOU regarding state trigger laws that would ban abortion if Roe v. Wade is overturned. Video is available at: https://www.khou.com/article/news/local/texas/texas-trigger-law/285-33b42c50-eeba-4b26-a89e-d1d5a5ef31c1.
Professor Chandler was also interviewed by ABC 13 regarding the Texas trigger law that would go into effect if Roe v. Wade is overturned. Video is available at: https://abc13.com/challenge-to-roe-v-wade-2022-is-getting-overturned-why-being/11815056/.
A Science article co-authored by Professor Hawkins and Professor Roberts regarding health app privacy issues was discussed in an article on The Verge website.
Inside Higher Ed published a tribute to Professor Olivas on its Higher Ed Gamma blog.
Professor Zale was quoted in a Community Impact article regarding the use of eminent domain by state agencies or private companies that demonstrate a significant public use.
NBC News posted a tribute to Professor Emeritus Olivas on its website.
A UHLC study by Professor Hawkins and UHLC student Tiffany Penner on predatory lending was mentioned in an article by the Clarion Ledger. To read about the study visit: https://scholarlycommons.law.emory.edu/elj/vol70/iss7/7//.
Professor Morales was quoted by Houston Public Media about the Voting Rights Act and redistricting. To hear the story visit: https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/in-depth/2022/04/27/424127/galveston-countys-redistricting-plan-provides-a-serious-test-case-for-the-weakened-voting-rights-act/
Professor Thompson was interviewed by KRGV regarding the stay of execution issued by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in the Melissa Lucio case. Video is available at https://www.krgv.com/news/if-there-was-a-new-trial-today-she-would-be-acquitted-lawyers-work-to-prove-melissa-lucio-s-innocence-after-texas-court-delays-execution.
Professor Knake Jefferson was quoted in a National Law Journal article discussing whether it is ethical for retiring federal judges to try to influence who their successor is.
Professor Geoffrey Hoffman was quoted in a Houston Chronicle article commenting on whether a declaration of an invasion at the border by Governor Abbott would survive a court challenge.
ImmigrationProf Blog wrote a tribute to express their deepest sympathy for the late Professor Emeritus Olivas
ImmigrationProf Blog wrote a tribute to express their deepest sympathy for the late Professor Emeritus Olivas
Inside Higher Ed wrote a tribute to express their deepest sympathy for the late Professor Emeritus Olivas
Professor Flatt appeared on Houston Matters in part one of a series about oil and climate change. Audio is available.
Professor Knake Jefferson was quoted extensively in the National Law Journal about confirmed Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson.
Professor Berman was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article regarding whether Texas can declare a migrant "invasion" at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Professor Flatt was quoted in a Route Fifty article regarding the Biden administration's changes to how the National Environmental Policy Act is enforced.
Professor Flatt was quoted by the Texas Tribune regarding the EPA's plan to seek more smog controls in Houston and Dallas.
Professor Olivas was quoted in the Texas Tribune and several media outlets about a judicial decision concerning undocumented Texans and out-of-state tuition rates at the University of North Texa
The Houston Chronicle published Dean Baynes' op-ed discussing four ways that Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson could change the U.S. Supreme Court.
Professor Berman was quoted in an Associated Press article regarding former Trump administration officials who are pressing Governor Abbott to declare an “invasion” along the U.S.-Mexico border. This article was distributed on multiple news websites.
Professor Olivas was quoted in a Harvard Crimson article regarding the university's implementation of their student Leave of Absence Handbook.
Dean Baynes was mentioned in an article published in The Philadelphia Inquirer. The article reported that for the first time in the history of the University of Pennsylvania Law School three of its seven law journals are being led by Black women.
Professor Knake Jefferson was quoted in a Bloomberg Law op-ed regarding Supreme Court ethics and the decision of a justice to recuse.
Amanda Watson was featured in a TaxProf Blog article regarding U.S. News Rankings on Law Libraries
Professor Cardenas Garcia was quoted in a Capital.com article regarding the drivers creating pressure over oil prices for 2022
Professor Knake Jefferson appeared on KTRK (ABC-13, Houston) discussing Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's confirmation hearings. Video is available at: https://abc13.com/ketanji-brown-jackson-supreme-court-nominee-nomination/11678924/.
Professor Knake Jefferson's op-ed, "Michigan Women Helped Pave the Way to the Supreme Court for Ketanji Brown Jackson," was available on the Lansing State Journal's website.
Dean Baynes was quoted in an article about Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson in Bloomberg News.
Professor Berman was quoted by the Houston Chronicle about a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
Professor Knake Jefferson was interviewed by the Texas Standard regarding Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing. Audio is available at: https://www.texasstandard.org/stories/ketanji-brown-jacksons-confirmation-hearing-a-long-time-coming-says-a-texas-law-professor/.
A CNN article featuring tweets about the first day of Ketanji Brown Jackson's confirmation hearing included a tweet from Professor Knake Jefferson.
MSN reprinted a portion of a Business Insider article quoting Professor Knake Jefferson regarding the financial disclosures of Supreme Court nominees.
Professors Katya Dow and Meredith Duncan were quoted in a Conroe Courier article. They commented on Montgomery County Pct. 5 Constable Chris Jones posting roadside detention photos on Facebook.
Professor Knake Jefferson's op-ed, "Judging Women for the Supreme Court: as Ketanji Brown Jackson hearings begin, America has a Long Way to Go," co-authored with Hannah Brenner Johnson, was available on the New York Daily News' website.
Professor Marquez appeared on KPRC 2 Investigates commenting on a viewer's legal options after his mirror was ripped off during a car wash. Video is available at: https://www.click2houston.com/news/investigates/2022/03/21/kprc-2-investigates-car-damaged-at-car-wash-but-who-is-responsible/.
Professor Salib’s forthcoming article “Small Arms Race” is quoted in an article in The Crime Report about relaxed gun rules.
Professor Chandler appeared on Spectrum News 1 (El Paso), discussing other states copying the Texas abortion bill that passed last year.
Professor Geoffrey Hoffman was quoted in a Houston Chronicle article commenting on Attorney General Ken Paxton's push to overturn a key U.S. Supreme Court decision that hamstrings states from enforcing federal immigration law.
Professor Kaufman appeared on Texas Standard commenting on the potential for war crimes trials over Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Audio is available.
Professor Knake Jefferson was quoted in a Reuters article commenting on lawyers' ethical obligations at law firms that are reducing their ties with Russia.
Professor Knake Jefferson appeared on CSPAN. She discussed the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, and some of the women who were considered for the Court in the past but passed over. Video is available.
Professor Knake Jefferson was quoted in a Reuters article regarding lawyer ethical obligations at law firms that are reducing their ties with Russia.
Professor Knake Jefferson was quoted by The 19th about Judge Amalya Lyle Kearse
KTRK (ABC-13, Houston) quoted Professor Chandler about Memorial Hermann Hospital and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas no longer having a contract. Video is available: https://abc13.com/memorial-hermann-hospital-blue-cross-shield-insurance-financial-assistance-what-is-accepted-at/11615523/
Adjunct Professors Matthew Boyden and Ryan McConnell were quoted in a Texas Lawbook article regarding how Russia's invasion of Ukraine is impacting Texas lawyers and firms that do business with Russia.
A Forbes article featured Judge Amalya Lyle Kearse, a Black female judge (Second Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals), who was passed over four times for a Supreme Court nomination. The article mentioned that Judge Kearse was the first Black woman to appear on a Supreme Court shortlist according to Shortlisted: Women in the Shadows of the Supreme Court by Professors Renee Knake Jefferson and Hannah Brenner Johnson.
Professor Knake Jefferson was quoted in a Business Insider-Africa article that reported on Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's financial disclosures.
Professor Knake Jefferson was quoted in an article available on Diverse (Issues in Education)'s website commenting on the impact of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's Supreme Court nomination on higher education.
Professor Knake Jefferson appeared on KPRC (NBC-2, Houston) to discuss the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court. Video is available at: https://www.click2houston.com/news/politics/2022/02/25/ap-source-biden-taps-ketanji-brown-jackson-for-high-court/.
Professor Knake Jefferson was quoted in a Washington Post article regarding the impact of having four female justices on the Supreme Court.
Professor Cardenas Garcia was interviewed by Telemundo/NBC about the global consequences of the Russian invasion to Ukraine and the energy sector. Video is available at: https://www.telemundosanantonio.com/noticias/local/detras-de-la-invasion-en-ucrania-lo-que-llevo-al-conflicto-y-como-afecta-al-mundo/2173636/.
Professor Knake Jefferson was quoted in the 19th Newsletter about Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson.
Professor Knake Jefferson appeared on NPR's On Point to discuss President Biden's potential Supreme Court nominees. Audio is available at: https://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2022/02/21/president-biden-supreme-court-nominee-black-woman.
Professor Crump was mentioned in an article regarding the indictments of 19 officers in Austin on felony charges over tactics used during the 2020 racial injustice protests.
Professor Knake Jefferson appeared on WAMC Northeast Public Radio. President Biden's shortlist and his pledge to nominate the first Black woman to the Supreme Court were among the topics discussed. Audio is available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-FAFoMq52g.
Professor Morales was quoted in an article available on KHOU (Houston-CBS)'s website commenting on Governor Greg Abbott's roundtable discussion on illegal immigration and crime in Conroe.
Visiting Professor Susan Sakmar was quoted in the DOHA News about the relationship between Qatar and Japan related to liquified natural gas.
Professor Thompson was quoted in a Texas Tribune article about grand jury charges and police officers.
Professor Zale was quoted in the Minnesota Post about short-term rentals.
Professor Thompson was quoted in an ABC13 article regarding the factors that judges consider when setting bail for defendants.
Professor Fowler will speak at 2022 Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy Symposium “Post-Pandemic Privacy: Health, Data, and Dignity" on February 11, according to an article on the University of Kansas website.
Professor Knake Jefferson was quoted in a Bloomberg Law article stating that President Joe Biden is far from the first president to consider identity or demographics in a Supreme Court nominee.
Professor Knake Jefferson’s works on “Lawyer Ethics for Innovation” and “Judicial Ethics in the #MeToo World” were spotlighted in a Regulatory Review article discussing regulatory possibilities for the legal profession.
Professor Knake Jefferson was quoted in a Washington Post article discussing Justice Neil M. Gorsuch’s headlining the GOP lineup of speakers at a Federalist Society conference on Friday and Saturday.
Professor Chandler was quoted in a Houston Chronicle article reporting on the record number of Texans enrolling in Affordable Care Act health plans this year, soaring more than 40 percent from 2021.
Professor Katya Dow was quoted in a Houston Public Media article regarding a new study showing that kids of color are disproportionately punished in the Harris County juvenile justice system.
Professor Knake Jefferson was quoted in a U.S. Law Week article regarding President Joe Biden’s pledge to put a Black woman on the Supreme Court.
Professor Knake Jefferson was among 12 legal scholars who were interviewed for a POLITICO article commenting on how retiring Justice Stephen Breyer's replacement will change the court.
Professor Knake Jefferson was quoted in a Business Insider article discussing President Ronald Reagan's appointment of former Justice Sandra Day O'Connor to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Professor Knake Jefferson was quoted in a 19th News article commenting on President Biden's plan to nominate the first Black woman to the Supreme Court.
Professor Knake Jefferson was interviewed by Texas Standard. She discusses three Black women currently serving as federal or state judges, who are believed to be on President Biden's shortlist for nomination to the U.S Supreme Court. Audio and the transcript of the interview are available.
Professor Renee Knake Jefferson appeared on Fox 26 (Houston) discussing the impact of retiring Justice Stephen Breyer. Video is available.
Professor Emeritus Olivas was quoted in an ABCNews.com article commenting on the Supreme Court's recent decision to hear two college admissions cases challenging affirmative action.
Professor Emeritus Olivas was quoted in an article available on KatieCouric.com regarding the nomination process for the replacement of retiring Justice Stephen Breyer.
Professor Olivas was quoted in a Voice of America article regarding the Supreme Court's recent decision to hear two college admissions cases challenging affirmative action.
Professor Berman appeared on KPRC (NBC-2, Houston)'s Newsmakers. She discusses how partisanship can erode the Supreme court’s decisions and her expectation of what the court will decide about Roe v. Wade in the coming months. Video is available.
Professor Thompson appeared on KHOU (CBS-11, Houston). She comments on At-Large Position 3 Councilman Michael Kubosh's plans to file grievances against all Harris County criminal and district judges to pressure them to order stricter bonds on repeat offenders. Video is available.
Professor Chandler was quoted in a Houston Chronicle article regarding the future of vaccine mandates after the Supreme Court’s ruling that OSHA lacked the authority to mandate vaccinations at firms with more than 100 employees.
Professor Hester was quoted in a Law360 article regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to curb greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector after the Supreme Court’s decision to block the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine-or-testing mandate for private employers.
Visiting Professor Susan Sakmar was quoted in a Bloomberg News article regarding the United States’ emergence as chief liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter and China’s emergence as chief liquefied natural gas importer and their impacts on the LNG market. The article appeared in the Financial Post.
Professor Chandler appeared today on the Texas Standard to discuss whether the Biden administration can impose vaccination or testing requirements for large private businesses and health facilities that take federal funds like Medicare and Medicaid.
Professor Hawkins's recent study, co-authored with UHLC student Tiffany Penner, regarding racial and ethnic disparities in payday lending industry advertising was discussed in an NBC news article.
Professor Berman appeared on a KHOU 11 segment, discussing whether President Biden can sign an executive order mandating that all Americans be fully vaccinated under the Public Health Emergency Act
Former UHLC adjunct professor of health law Jon David ("JD") Epstein has passed away. His obituary appeared in the Houston Chronicle.
Professor Flatt's op-ed, "Enron's Collapse 20 Years Later--Lessons Not Learned," was available on Bloomberg Law's website.
An article available on KHN.org included a link to Professor Koch's article, "Crisis Standards of Care and State Liability Shields." Professor Koch provided background for the KHN article.
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