University of Houston Law Center

Type: Organization
Name: University of Houston Law Center
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Volokh Conspiracy: A corporation is more nearly a method than a thing

Via Stephen Bainbridge , we find a nice quote about the corporation, from the New York case Farmers’ Loan & Trust Co. v. Pierson , 130 Misc. 110, 119, 222 N.Y.S. 532, 543-44 (Sup. Ct. 1927):[A] corporation is more nearly a method than a thing, and that ... [Published Washington Post - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Appellate attorney Sean Cox joins Steckler LLP

Sean Cox, an experienced appellate attorney joins the Dallas law firm of Steckler LLP as Of Counsel. Steckler LLP is pleased to announce that Sean Cox has joined the firm as Of Counsel in the Dallas office. Mr. Cox is an experienced appellate attorney ... [Published PRWeb - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Volokh Conspiracy: The next batch of RFRA religious accommodation cases

Religious demands for vegetarian diets (such as ones brought by prisoners under RLUIPA ): Kohlrabi Lobby .Radical Islamist religious accommodations: Wahhabi Lobby (the term has already been used in a different context ). Non-Wahhabist Muslim accommodations ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Supreme Court Takes Antitrust Case Stemming From California Energy Crisis

By: Andrew Schneider , July 02nd, 2014 06:00 AMThe Supreme Court will decide whether a group of energy companies – including subsidiaries of Houston-based Dynegy -- can be sued under state antitrust laws. The case focuses on the illegal manipulation of ... [Published Houston Public Media - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

U of H Law prof: It's only rock 'n' roll law but I like it

Is the cost of skin-tight leather pants tax-deductible for backup singers? That's the kind of question listeners of radio show "The Law of Rock 'n' Roll" can answer. On the broadcasts, University of Houston Law Center Professor Michael Olivas—who identifies ... [Published Texas Lawyer - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

National Jurist Cites UH Law Center in Best Value List

- The National Jurist magazine and preLaw magazine has named The University of Houston Law Center a 'Best Value' in its annual survey. The magazines recognized 53 institutions as 'Best Value' schools.“When law school enrollment began to drop a few years ... [Published University of Houston - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Split Supreme Court Limits EPA Ability To Regulate CO2 Emissions

By: Andrew Schneider , June 24th, 2014 06:00 AMTexas Attorney General Greg Abbott is hailing as a victory a ruling by the Supreme Court striking down the Obama Administration’s regulation limiting greenhouse gas emissions by power plants.The Environmental ... [Published Houston Public Media - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Supreme Court Gives Halliburton Partial Victory In Securities Fraud Case

By: Andrew Schneider , June 23rd, 2014 12:52 PMIn a unanimous decision , the Supreme Court said companies should have a chance at the early stages of a lawsuit to show that any alleged fraud was not responsible for a drop in the company’s stock price ... [Published Houston Public Media - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

New York State Mulls Citizenship for Undocumented Workers

While Congress drags its feet on immigration reform, New York State lawmakers are considering an immigration bill of their own. It would grant state citizenship to some noncitizen residents—including documented and undocumented immigrants—allowing them ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

New York Dem: It's time to give the vote to illegal aliens

The legislation not only gives illegal immigrants the right to vote, but establishes a kind of second-tiered citizenship on a state level, in which illegal immigrants can apply for tuition assistance, health insurance and driver’s and professional licenses, ... [Published American Thinker - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

In New York, a Bill to Grant Undocumented Immigrants State Citizenship

While Congress drags its feet on immigration reform, New York state lawmakers are mulling an immigration bill of their own: It would grant state citizenship to some non-citizen immigrants, including undocumented residents, allowing them to vote and run ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

Third Annual Ethics and Compliance Symposium

DATE:June 13, 2014TIME:12:15 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.SPEAKER(S):James R. Doty, ChairmanEVENT:University of HoustonADDRESS:University of Houston Law Center100 Law CenterHouston, TX, 77204CONTACT:University of Houston (713) 743-4570 ... [Published PCAOB - Jun 11 2014]

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...Fastcase went live that day for state bar members. The state bar also provides Casemaker as a free legal research tool for members. "They are both incredible services, but they do differ. Some members may prefer one over the other, and a lot of members may want to use both. We think it's an extraordinary benefit and were proud to be the first bar association to offer both" said Lowell Brown, communications division director for the state bar...
...sector reform, an agreement was reached with Exxon Mobil on Block 13, netting for the government more than US$M 45 in 2012/2013 fiscal period. "This deal has also been described by industry experts as one of the best ever in the history of frontier countries" the NACOL boss boasted
"Thus, while there was a zero vocational program before the onset of the new leadership, to date (that is, just within a year and half), we now can boast of nearly 1,150 vocational students benefitting from the entity's vocational scholarship program at various institutions--including LOIC (Liberia Opportunity Industrialization Center) in Monrovia & Sinjie); William V S Tubman Vocational School in Harper; Salvation Army Vocational Institution, etc" he said

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Volokh Conspiracy: A corporation is more nearly... [Published Washington Post - 13 hours ago]
Volokh Conspiracy: Overprotecting public-employ... [Published Washington Post - 13 hours ago]
Appellate attorney Sean Cox joins Steckler LLP [Published PRWeb - Jul 09 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: The next batch of RFRA relig... [Published Washington Post - Jul 07 2014]
Carl Ceder Earns Recognition from American Regi... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 07 2014]
Inadmissible: Tax Lawyer Helms Cottonbowl [Published Texas Lawyer - Jul 07 2014]
Supreme Court Takes Antitrust Case Stemming Fro... [Published Houston Public Media - Jul 02 2014]
NOCAL Spends Huge Amounts [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 02 2014]
Lawyer John Powell Confirms Rare Distinction: O... [Published PRWeb - Jul 02 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Is RFRA unconstitutional? [Published Washington Post - Jul 01 2014]
NOCAL Answers Critics, Heralds Gains, Deflects ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 01 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: What Harris v. Quinn might m... [Published Washington Post - Jun 30 2014]
U of H Law prof: It's only rock 'n' roll law bu... [Published Texas Lawyer - Jun 27 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: More thoughts about the Verg... [Published Washington Post - Jun 26 2014]
National Jurist Cites UH Law Center in Best Val... [Published University of Houston - Jun 25 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Reason’s Annual Privatizatio... [Published Washington Post - Jun 24 2014]
Split Supreme Court Limits EPA Ability To Regul... [Published Houston Public Media - Jun 24 2014]
Supreme Court Gives Halliburton Partial Victory... [Published Houston Public Media - Jun 24 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Cert granted in DOT v. Ass’n... [Published Washington Post - Jun 23 2014]
/17/14Winstead Hires Steve Seidel, Former KCI E... [Published Winstead PC - Jun 21 2014]
New York State Mulls Citizenship for Undocument... [Published BusinessWeek - Jun 20 2014]
New York Dems Consider Giving Illegals Immediat... [Published New Jersey 101.5 - Jun 18 2014]
N.Y. State Senator Introduces Bill to Give Vote... [Published New American - Jun 18 2014]
Zoe B. Littlepage Selected for Esteemed Lawyers... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jun 18 2014]
The Role of Audit in Preventing Financial Repor... [Published PCAOB - Jun 17 2014]
New York Dem: It's time to give the vote to ill... [Published American Thinker - Jun 17 2014]
Greenberg Traurig Continues to Grow Business Im... [Published PRWeb - Jun 17 2014]
In New York, a Bill to Grant Undocumented Immig... [Published BusinessWeek - Jun 16 2014]
Third Annual Ethics and Compliance Symposium [Published PCAOB - Jun 11 2014]
Duncan Heads to Conference as One of the Nation... [Published University of Houston - Jun 10 2014]
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Zoe B. Littlepage Selected for Esteemed Lawyers... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jun 18 2014]
Houston, TX, June 18, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Zoe B. Littlepage is a plaintiff’s trial lawyer who has dedicated her life to helping others, especially those who’ve been injured or had their human rights violated. Ms. Littlepage graduated cum laude in 1990 ...
IP Partner Farah Bhatti Leaves Buchalter Nemer ... [Published JD Journal.com - Jun 10 2014]
BakerHostetler announced on Monday that Intellectual Property Partner Farah Bhatti has joined the Costa Mesa, CA, office of the law firm as a resident partner in the Trademark team of the law firm’s Intellectual Property group. Bhatti previously ...
University of Houston Law Center hosts Ethics &... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - May 21 2014]
HOUSTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Houston Law Center is hosting its third annual Ethics & Compliance Symposium June 13 to provide practical advice about real-world challenges that face ethics and compli­ance officers ...
University of Houston Law Center hosts juvenile... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - May 15 2014]
HOUSTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 13th annual Zealous Advocacy Conference at the University of Houston Law Center begins today with a broad range of juvenile justice advocates, professors, and jurists participating in the premier ...
Texas Grand Jury's Use Of A 'Shooting Simulator... [Published Techdirt - May 15 2014]
We've discussed the multiple problems with the grand jury system here in the US -- a system that only survives in a handful of states. Grand juries are known both for their expedience and their willingness to indict nearly anyone for anything. True, ...
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