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UH Law Center enhances its alumni website

July 05, 2024 — The University of Houston Law Center has revamped its alumni webpage to better serve its growing alumni network of more than 17,000.
University of Houston Law Center Dean Leonard M. Baynes (left) congratulates UHLC alumnus Lupe Salinas (right) on his Education Excellence Award at a reception at  State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting.

UHLC Alumnus Judge Salinas ‘72 earns Olivas Education Excellence Award

July 3, 2024 — The Hispanic Issues Section (HIS) of the State Bar of Texas named Judge Lupe Salinas (J.D. ‘72) the 2024 recipient of the Professor Michael Olivas Education Excellence Award.


University of Houston Law Center conference to empower youth advocates

July 02, 2024 – Juvenile defense attorneys will sharpen their advocacy skills at the Zealous Advocacy: Helping Youth and Attorneys Become Better Advocates conference, happening on July 11-12 at the University of Houston Law Center.