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January 2015

Stetson College of Law team wins 7th annual Andrews Kurth National Moot Court Championship

A team from Stetson University College of Law took home the winner’s trophy in the 7th annual Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship hosted by the Blakely Advocacy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center. more...

Hamilton will speak before commission on federal sentencing guidelines

Melissa HamiltonMelissa Hamilton, a visiting criminal law scholar at the University of Houston Law Center, will participate Feb. 5 in a symposium before a federal judiciary commission on the use of “risk assessment” in setting federal sentencing guidelines. more...

Perspective from Practitioners

Daniel Sternthal leads a panel discussing the many opportunities that are available for graduates with law degrees.Everyone in this room is good at something, focus on your strengths and find a path that works for you said Daniel Sternthal, an attorney at Seyfarth Shaw LLP, as he addressed a group of students at career panel event hosted by UHLC Health Law Organization today. more...

EPA General Counsel to lead off UH Law Center’s Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Center Spring Speaker Series

EENRTopics include EPA’s role in setting policy, enforcement and protection, and effects of recent environmental disasters. more...

Leave lawmaking to legislators, Michigan chief justice tells UHLC students 

Leave lawmaking to legislators, Michigan chief justice tells UHLC students  more…The judiciary is ill-prepared to legislate from the bench and should leave lawmaking to those specifically elected to assess public preferences and set policy, according to the chief justice of the Michigan Supreme Court. more...

Nation’s 16 best moot court programs vie for Andrews Kurth National Championship trophy

Andrews Kurth National ChampionshipUHLC tournament and symposium will address international tax and trade issues in dealing with unstable political regions more...

 

Toast 2015 

CupAlumni will unwind and uncork Jan. 28 at 4th annual wine tasting   more…

 

UH Law Center has strong presence at AALS annual meeting 

UHLC faculty discuss film to federalism at annual AALS meeting University of Houston Law Center professors were well represented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Law Schools, leading panel discussions and speaking on subjects as diverse as developments in health law and employment discrimination to a documentary from an Academy Award winner on an historic Senate confirmation. more...

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