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Oct 11, 2017, 11:23 ET UHLC and ADL Explore Religious and Legal Aspects of Immigration

The University of Houston Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League will co-sponsor panel discussions on the interplay between religious scripture,...


Sep 18, 2017, 13:40 ET UH Law Center re-opens, reaches out to community in aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

The University of Houston Law Center students and their professors were back in the classroom on Sept. 5, but they continue to help classmates and...


Jun 14, 2017, 16:42 ET UH Law Center and MALDEF commemorate 35th anniversary of Plyler V. Doe which required free public education for undocumented children

The University of Houston Law Center will host a panel of legal experts on June 27 in observance of the 35th anniversary of the landmark U.S....


Apr 18, 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...


Mar 27, 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...


Mar 14, 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...


Feb 20, 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,...


Feb 15, 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...


Dec 20, 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...


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...