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Leonard M Baynes
Leonard M. Baynes

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Briefcase Radio: Common law marriage

Janet HeppardMarriage provides couples with legal protections that affect their life and property. Janet Heppard, Clinic Director and an Associate Professor of Clinical Practice explains how these protections extend to couples in common law unions. more...


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UH Law Center LL.M. graduate Scheid '93 named chair of State Bar of Texas Tax Section  UH Law Center LL.M. graduate Scheid '93 named chair of State Bar of Texas Tax Section more... 

U.S. District Court Judge Vanessa Gilmore, a 1981 graduate of the University of Houston Law Center.  Briefcase Radio: The Seventh Amednment more...

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Featured Alum

Katya Nikitina, LL.M. '18

Katya Nikitina, LL.M. '18Moscow attorney Nikitina '18 gains expertise in American health law more...

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University of Houston Law Center student Patrick Gant.Patrick Gant, 3L

Former student-athlete thrives in sports law, negotiation competitions more...

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