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18 Apr, 2017, 10:46 ET Zealous Advocacy Conference to highlight 50th anniversary of Gault decision

Advocates in the field of juvenile justice will gather for the 16th annual Zealous Advocacy Conference April 21-22 at the University of Houston Law...


27 Mar, 2017, 17:57 ET UH Law Center professor to discuss policies and reform efforts during three-day criminal justice symposium

University of Houston Law Center Professor Sandra Guerra Thompson will discuss bail reform and challenges faced by incarcerated juveniles, women...


14 Mar, 2017, 17:59 ET UH Law Center Professor Renee Knake to explore gender equality and the US Supreme Court in annual Rosenberg Lecture on March 23

Professor Renee Knake, the Joanne and Larry Doherty Chair in Legal Ethics at the University of Houston Law Center, will discuss gender equality in...


20 Feb, 2017, 16:26 ET UHLC and Calgary law school host symposium on shared energy and environmental issues

The University of Houston Law Center and the University of Calgary Faculty of Law are co-sponsoring a two-day symposium on February 23-24, 2017,...


15 Feb, 2017, 14:23 ET UHLC observes Black History Month with a lecture on race and the law by noted legal scholar and author, Paul Butler

Paul Butler, a Georgetown Law professor, author, and frequent commentator on race and the law, will speak Feb. 16 at the University of Houston Law...


20 Dec, 2016, 17:09 ET UH Law Center to celebrate achievements of three immigrant Houstonians with 2017 'Arrival Awards'

The University of Houston Law Center will honor three Houstonians in January as 2017 Arrival Award winners for their outstanding achievements in...


07 Nov, 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...


17 Oct, 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...


14 Oct, 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...


17 Aug, 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...


22 Jun, 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,...


07 Jun, 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...


04 May, 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...


29 Mar, 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...


26 Feb, 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...


17 Feb, 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...


07 Jan, 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...


05 Jan, 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...


19 Nov, 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...


09 Nov, 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...


26 Oct, 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...


11 Sep, 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...


10 Sep, 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...


23 Apr, 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...


10 Feb, 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...