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The University of Houston Law Center combines excellence and diversity. Its location in Houston, the fourth largest city in the U.S., gives students and graduates access to one of the world's largest legal markets. The city is also home to the world’s largest health care and medical complex and recognized as the energy capital of the world with multiple Fortune 500 companies headquartered here.

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UH Law Center’s Pre-Law Pipeline Programs expand opportunities for first generation college students

June 13, 2024 — University of Houston Law Center Dean Leonard M. Baynes recently taught a class on "Race and the Law" to students enrolled in UHLC’s Pre-Law Pipeline Programs, a race neutral initiative aimed at increasing the representation of law students from low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented backgrounds.

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Representation matters say speakers at Justice and Health for All conference

June 12, 2024 — The University of Houston’s Law Center and Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine recently partnered to host a seminar titled “Justice and Health for All: The Future of Affirmative Action in Legal and Medical Education.”

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University of Houston Law Center recognizes alumni of 50+ years at Golden Brunch

June 06, 2024 — University of Houston Law Center alumni who have reached the significant milestone of 50 or more years since their graduation were honored during a Golden Brunch this May, with more than 100 alumni attending despite a devastating storm the night before the event.