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Leonard M Baynes
Leonard M. Baynes

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Faculty Experts

Olivas/Hoffman – Obama’s immigration order

Michael Olivas Geoffrey Hoffman

In a nationally televised address Thursday evening, President Obama outlined an executive order that will allow as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants to remain and work in the United States without fear of deportation. more...

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Penny Cerling, left, a volunteer mentor from Houston’s First Unitarian-Universalist Church, meets with WALIPP eighth-grader K’Myl Pete as part of UHLC’s Juvenile & Capital Advocacy Project.UHLC program seeks mentors for Houston-area youth more…

Meridth DuncanMamet play “An Interview” serves as basis for ethics CLE more...

Michael OlivasOlivas’ workshop will alert academics to legal trends in higher education  more...

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Featured Alum

Christopher H. Meakin, J.D. ’87

Christopher H. Meakin, J.D. ’87A dedicated scholar since his years at the University of Houston Law Center, Christopher H. Meakin has taken his interest in business law to the classrooms of three Texas universities. more...

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UHLC 3L wins Texas Access to Justice award for pro bono work  more…Lauren “Addie” Fisher Flores 3L

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