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Leonard M Baynes
Leonard M. Baynes

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Briefcase Radio: Bail system changes

Sandra Guerra ThompsonHarris County's bail system has recently undergone major changes. Professor Sandra Guerra Thompson, director of the Criminal Justice Institute at the Law Center, explains the differences. more...


UH Law Center to host ‘fireside chat’ with Prof Anita Hill on March 26UH Law Center to host ‘fireside chat’ with Prof Anita Hill on March 26 more…

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Trump nominates Texas Supreme Court Justice and Law Center alum Jeff Brown to federal bench more...UH Law Center's Hester named co-director of newly-launched Center for Carbon Management in Energy more…

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Featured Alum

Dan Byrne '83

G. Scott Fiddler '89UH Law Center alumnus reflects on unique infliction of emotional distress case more...

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Erika McDonald, 2LErika McDonald, 2L

Second-year Law Center student parlays focus on environmental law into upcoming summer internship with EPA  more...

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