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Chief Justice Contreras ’90 and Justice Yanez discuss trailblazing paths at UHLC Hispanic Heritage Month celebration

Oct. 11, 2021 – As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, the University of Houston Law Center, in collaboration with the Hispanic Law Alumni, held an online discussion last Tuesday with prominent Hispanic judges, attorneys, leaders, and students.

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American University professor presents four options for carbon dioxide removal during EENR Center speaker series

Oct. 11, 2021 - Professor William Burns of American University outlined various options for ocean-based carbon dioxide removal during a lecture hosted recently by the University of Houston Law Center's Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Center.

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UH Law Center Professor Knake Jefferson says Supreme Court term now underway shaping up to be one of the nation’s most contentious

Oct. 7, 2021 - On Monday, which marked the beginning of the new U.S. Supreme Court term, University of Houston Law Center Professor Renee Knake Jefferson presented a special lecture to discuss research from her book Shortlisted: Women in the Shadows of the Supreme Court.

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