Alumni in the News


New UH law building named for alumnus, philanthropist John M. O’Quinn


The University of Houston has received a significant gift from The John M. O’Quinn Foundation to support the UHLC and construction of its new state-of-the-art building. In permanent recognition of the gift, the building will be named the "John M. O'Quinn Law Building." more...


UH Law Center alum McKamie ’86 appointed to port oversight committee


Capt. Reginald E. McKamie, a 1986 graduate of the UHLC, was recently confirmed as a member of the Board of Pilot Commissioners for Harris County Ports by Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Houston City Council. more...


Judge Gray Miller ‘78 tells UH Law Center students court clerkship produces better lawyers


U.S. District Judge Gray H. Miller, of the Southern District of Texas, recently visited UHLC to urge students to seek invaluable legal experience by clerking or interning for state or federal judges. more...


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Faculty in the News


Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appoints UH Law Center Prof. Knake to serve as Michigan State University trustee


UHLC Professor Renee Knake has been appointed by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to fill a vacancy on the Michigan State University Board of Trustees. more...


UH Law Center Prof. Seth Chandler honored for creating ‘Wolfram functions’


UHLC Professor Seth Chandler has been recognized by Wolfram Research for his work in developing 22 software research functions available to the public through the national computational company’s “Function Repository.” more...


UH Law Center professors share persuasive writing techniques and Supreme Court insights at Fifth Circuit Bar seminar


UHLC professors recently conducted a writing workshop and discussed women and diversity on the U.S. Supreme Court at the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit’s 2019 Appellate Advocacy Seminar in New Orleans. more…




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More News


Officials discuss international efforts to settle child abductions in UH Law Center seminar


U.S. and Mexican officials explained how their countries work together to resolve parental child abduction cases under terms of an international treaty, during a recent seminar at the UHLC. more…


Center for U.S. and Mexican Law and French Embassy host film screening at UH on threat of plastics in the ocean


Experts from a variety of fields described the impacts that plastic has on business, consumerism public health and law at a recent film screening and panel discussion in the SEC Auditorium on the University of Houston campus. more…


Juvenile & Children's Advocacy Project launches online resource encouraging students' rights and school safety


Along with several partner organizations, UHLC's Juvenile & Children’s Advocacy Project recently introduced an online School Discipline Kit. more...


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Washington D.C.

Alumni and Friends Reception


Friday, January 3, 2020
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Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

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Washington, DC 20008


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Joseph A. Vail Asylum Law Workshop

Immigration Court Removal Proceedings and Appellate Litigation


Keynote Speaker:

Lory Rosenberg, Former Member of the Board of Immigration Appeals


Friday, January 17, 2020
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

University of Houston Law Center

4604 Calhoun Road

Houston, Texas 77204


CLE credits pending


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