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The University of Houston Law Center combines excellence and diversity. Its location in Houston, the fourth largest city in the U.S., gives students and graduates access to one of the world's largest legal markets. The city is also home to the world’s largest health care and medical complex and recognized as the energy capital of the world with multiple Fortune 500 companies headquartered here.
May 14, 2021 - Emma Brockway and Chelsea Klumpp, two members of the University of Houston Law Center's Class of 2021, were the recent recipients of scholarships from the Houston chapter of the National Association of Women Judges. The scholarships were announced during a virtual ceremony, "Color of Justice: Enhancing Diversity in Houston's Legal Profession and Judiciary, One Student at a Time."
May 14, 2021 – With an emphasis on issues such as landlord-tenant law, homeowners insurance, disaster remediation contracts, liens and FEMA, the University of Houston Law Center’s virtual continuing legal education seminar, “Winter Storm Uri: Legal Issues After the Thaw” gave insight and ideas on how to best prepare or recover from a severe winter weather event.
May 13, 2021 - Nadia Murad, a human rights activist and recipient of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, said justice for survivors of genocide and sexual violence goes hand-in-hand with rebuilding war-torn communities. Murad was the keynote speaker in a virtual lecture hosted by the University of Houston Office of the Provost in April. The Law Center and the Graduate College of Social Work served as co-presenters. Dean Leonard M. Baynes moderated the question-and-answer session following Murad's presentation.