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Nov 07, 2016, 16:08 ET University of Houston System wins trademark dispute as local law school adopts new name

The University of Houston has prevailed in its federal trademark lawsuit against South Texas College of Law, which briefly changed its name...


Oct 17, 2016, 14:52 ET Distinguished judges set for Sondock 'Jurist In Residence' program at UH Law Center

The University of Houston Law Center today announced the lineup of distinguished state and federal jurists who will participate in the Judge Ruby...


Oct 14, 2016, 20:21 ET University of Houston Law Center granted temporary injunction to block renaming of South Texas College of Law

A federal judge today ruled in favor of the University of Houston Law Center and issued a preliminary injunction preventing the South Texas College...


Aug 17, 2016, 14:13 ET UH Law Center to host annual 'Works-in-Progress' conference on state and local government law

 The University of Houston Law Center is providing an opportunity for scholars and practitioners in the field of state and local government law...


Jun 22, 2016, 12:31 ET Zealous Advocacy Conference to emphasize ethics, impact of trauma in juvenile justice

Juvenile justice attorneys will meet in July for the 15th annual Zealous Advocacy Conference at University of Houston Law Center. The event,...


Jun 07, 2016, 14:49 ET UH Law Center and National Association of Professional Women to host 'Power Networking Event' on June 14

 The University of Houston Law Center is hosting a "power networking event" in partnership with the National Association of Professional Women...


May 04, 2016, 17:03 ET UHLC Health Law & Policy Institute teams up with Connect2HealthFCC task force at May 18 conference to discuss how broadband technology can help improve mental health care

 The University of Houston Law Center's Health Law & Policy Institute is partnering with the Federal Communications Commission's...


Mar 29, 2016, 13:04 ET Criminal justice experts propose pretrial reforms in new report and videos from conference hosted by the University of Houston Law Center and the University of Texas LBJ School of Public Affairs

 The Criminal Justice Institute at the University of Houston Law Center (UHLC) and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the...


Feb 26, 2016, 17:01 ET NAACP President Cornell Williams Brooks will address racial profiling as guest speaker of the Yale L. Rosenberg Lecture at UH Law Center

 NAACP President and CEO Cornell Williams Brooks will discuss racial profiling next week as the featured speaker of the Yale L. Rosenberg...


Feb 17, 2016, 16:06 ET UH Professors Will Analyze Issues Presented by the 2016 Presidential Election

 The University of Houston Law Center (UHLC) and the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) will host a conference analyzing the...


Jan 07, 2016, 13:58 ET UH Law Center moot court competition and symposium to focus on terror, use of 3-D printers to make weapons

 Some of the nation's top moot court programs will participate Jan. 28-30 in the 8th Annual National Moot Court Championship with an...


Jan 05, 2016, 14:07 ET UH Law Center to host symposium focusing on pre-trial aspects of criminal justice system

Recent high profile and sometimes tragic criminal cases have made headlines across the country, but much happens between the time a suspect is...


Nov 19, 2015, 16:31 ET UH Law Center joins Mexican oil and gas agency in mutual training and education pact

 The University of Houston Law Center (UHLC) and Mexico's National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) recently launched a partnership that offers...


Nov 09, 2015, 10:47 ET UH Law Center to host Black and Hispanic pre-law conferences Nov. 13 - 14

 The University of Houston Law Center is hosting two pre-law conferences this month designed to provide African American and...


Oct 26, 2015, 13:13 ET UHLC's Frankel Lecture explores question of when the U.S. should intervene in humanitarian crises

When and for how long is it appropriate under U.S. domestic law for a president to send armed forces into another country to intervene in acts of...


Sep 11, 2015, 16:21 ET Zealous Advocacy Conference at UH Law Center helps juvenile defense attorneys develop tools to represent troubled youth

 Juvenile justice advocates will gather at the University of Houston Law Center in September for the 14th annual Zealous Advocacy Conference to...


Sep 10, 2015, 17:55 ET Environment, Energy, & National Resources Center at UH Law Center draws top experts to discuss EPA, shale, and clean energy

Energy experts will assess the future development and environmental impacts of energy sources in Texas and around the world in consecutive weeks in...


Apr 23, 2015, 16:13 ET Music copyright, technological shifts and Latin music are hot topics at Houston World Intellectual Property Day celebration

When does sampling by music artists become copyright infringement? This will be one of the subjects to be covered at the World Intellectual...


Feb 10, 2015, 16:21 ET UH Law Center will examine role of grand juries, policing, and civil rights in upcoming CLE

The University of Houston Law Center (UHLC) is presenting "Grand Juries, Policing, and Civil Rights," a Feb. 13 program addressing questions and...


Jan 23, 2015, 16:29 ET EPA General Counsel to lead off UH Law Center's Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Center Spring Speaker Series

The Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Center (EENR) at the University of Houston Law Center will welcome three prominent members of the...


Jan 13, 2015, 13:34 ET Nation's 16 best moot court programs vie for Andrews Kurth National Championship trophy

 Navigating the often complex waters of doing business within the constraints of international business and tax law is the focus of the 8th...


Oct 23, 2014, 18:39 ET UH Law Center releases updated health emergency law manual, plans Nov. 7 event on Ebola response

As the deadly Ebola virus has made its first appearances in the United States, members of the public and government officials are anxious for...


Oct 09, 2014, 17:26 ET UH Law Center debuts first database of Fortune 500 company codes of conduct

 The University of Houston Law Center today released a searchable database that contains the compliance codes for Fortune 500 companies. ...


Oct 03, 2014, 17:10 ET UHLC's Frankel Lecture will examine marriage equality on basis of Equal Protection Clause

 Most lawyers associate arguments grounded upon the "original meaning" of the U.S. Constitution with politically conservative, status...


Aug 15, 2014, 13:34 ET UH Law Center Dean Baynes Charts Course

Leonard M. Baynes today began his tenure as the ninth dean of the University of Houston Law Center with twin goals of enhancing the school's global...