University of Houston Law Center

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Name: University of Houston Law Center
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

A Blow To Race-Based Admissions

This morning the Supreme Court  issued  a 6-2 ruling ( pdf ) upholding a Michigan referendum banning affirmative action in college admissions, reversing a 6th Circuit decision:Justice Kennedy penned the plurality opinion for the court, joined by Justices ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

UH Law Center Offers New Fellowship in Public Interest Law

­-- The University of Houston Law Center is launching a post-graduate placement program in public interest law funded by the Yale Leonard and Irene Merker Rosenberg Fellowship program.Select public interest organizations will host a Law Center graduate ... [Published University of Houston - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Woman who stabbed Swedish boyfriend to death with STILETTO jailed for life

Ana Trujillo, 45, attacked Stefan Andersson, 59, with the five-and-a-half inch heel during a boozy argumentA woman who stabbed her boyfriend to death with a stiletto shoe during a boozy argument has been jailed for life.Ana Trujillo, 45, launched an attack ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Latest Session of the People's Law School was Standing Room Only

Area residents filled Krost Hall at the University of Houston Law Center as The People’s Law School once again opened its doors to inform them about their legal rights.April 8, 2014 – The People’s Law School convened Saturday with a capacity crowd ... [Published University of Houston - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Prof. Geoffrey Hoffman wins national immigration teaching award

– The American Immigration Lawyers Association is honoring University of Houston Law Center Clinical Associate Professor Geoffrey Hoffman, director of the Immigration Clinic, with its 2014 Excellence in Teaching Award.“It is the greatest honor to receive ... [Published University of Houston - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Gardere Names Five New Partners in Dallas, Houston

- Apr. 4, 2014 - DALLAS/HOUSTON – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is pleased to announce that Firm Attorneys Scott D. Ellis, Jason R. Fulmer, , Audrey Momanaee and James C. Scott have been admitted as partners effective April 1, 2014.“These promotions reflect ... [Published Prlog - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

National Education Association Honors Olivas with Social Justice Award

– University of Houston Law Center Professor Michael A. Olivas is the winner of the 2014 Social Justice in Education Award from the American Educational Research Association.Olivas, William B. Bates Distinguished Chair of Law and director of the Institute ... [Published University of Houston - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 3 reports

UH Law Center Texas Innocence Network Is Spotlighted In BBC Capital Punishment Broadcast

HOUSTONBBC Three spent nearly a year filming at the Law Center, interviewing Dow, Kelly HickmanCreated in 2000, the Texas Innocence Network (TIN), based at the University of HoustonPruett, now 34, was sentenced to die in 1999 for stabbing a prison guard ... [Published TheStreet.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

UC Berkeley School of Law Takes First in 23rd Annual Lefkowitz Competition

inanother successful final round of INTA’s annual Saul Lefkowitz MootCourt Competition, held at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the FederalCircuit in Washington, D.C. In addition to likelihood of confusion andtrade dress, this year’s problem zeroed in on ... [Published INTA Bulletin - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Obamacare's National Enrollment Looks OK, But States Matter More

With this year's deadline to register for individual health insurance just a weekend away, much attention is being lavished on two numbers — the 6 million Americans who have signed up so far, and the percentage of those folks who are (or aren't) youn ... [Published WNYC - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 4 reports

University of Houston Law Center to hold international mediation forum

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Mediators from Houston and around the world will gather today at the University of Houston Law Center to share their experiences and expertise in the field. The event is being organized by the UIA (International Associat ... [Published DMN Newswire - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Feb 11 2014 - Updated Feb 12 2014 - 2 reports

Former Judge Fred Edwards dies at 63

He wasn’t the most flamboyant of judges, but state District Court Judge Fred Edwards made a career of presiding over many of the high-profile and complex trials in Montgomery County.A sixth-generation Texan, Edwards died in his hometown The Woodlands ... [Published Waller County News Citizen - Feb 12 2014]

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"I wanted to jump-start the giving. As a regent, I wanted it known that the A&M system is serious about the law school, and we expect it to be a success" Buzbee wrote in an email
...The United States should not be contemplating awards for so-called "business strategies” whose raison d etre is not to make a U S company commercially stronger, but to push the envelope to the edge or over in avoiding paying U S tax."
"Women who commit violent homicides are a very small percentage of the criminal justice system and the statutory maximum comes down significantly if it's found to be a crime of passion" Thompson said
" 'Six million' and the 'percent of young adults' are easy numbers for politics, and politics sometimes struggles with the more nuanced issues that really matter for the underlying policy" says Pearson, explaining at least some of the fixation on national numbers

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Tony Buzbee Gives $1 Million to Texas A&M Schoo... [Published Texas Lawyer - 13 hours ago]
UH Law Center Offers New Fellowship in Public I... [Published University of Houston - Apr 22 2014]
A Blow To Race-Based Admissions [Published Atlantic Monthly - Apr 22 2014]
A Blow To Race-Based Admissions [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 22 2014]
Roberts Court: States Can Ban Affirmative Action [Published The New Republic Online - Apr 22 2014]
Respected Mediator David Seidler Joins Shannon ... [Published ShannonGracey - Apr 18 2014]
Criminal Defense Attorney Carl Ceder chosen as ... [Published Digital Journal - Apr 15 2014]
Sen. Paul’s April Fool’s Day award [Published The Hill - Apr 14 2014]
Woman who stabbed Swedish boyfriend to death wi... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Apr 12 2014]
Latest Session of the People's Law School was S... [Published University of Houston - Apr 11 2014]
Prof. Geoffrey Hoffman wins national immigratio... [Published University of Houston - Apr 08 2014]
Gardere Names Five New Partners in Dallas, Houston [Published Prlog - Apr 04 2014]
David Dow Is Compassionate Enough to Humanize t... [Published Pop Matters - Apr 03 2014]
National Education Association Honors Olivas wi... [Published University of Houston - Apr 03 2014]
UH Law Center Texas Innocence Network Is Spotli... [Published TheStreet.com - Apr 02 2014]
UH Law Center Texas Innocence Network is spotli... [Published FinanzNachrichten.de - Apr 02 2014]
UH Law Center Texas Innocence Network is spotli... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Apr 02 2014]
UC Berkeley School of Law Takes First in 23rd A... [Published INTA Bulletin - Apr 01 2014]
Updated Data for Highest Starting Salaries of L... [Published JD Journal.com - Mar 31 2014]
Obamacare's National Enrollment Looks OK, But S... [Published WNYC - Mar 28 2014]
Barge firm faces long legal haul [Published Fuel Fix - Mar 27 2014]
Credit Card Marketing to College Students Decli... [Published MyBankTracker.com - Mar 24 2014]
University of Houston Law Center to hold intern... [Published DMN Newswire - Mar 21 2014]
University Of Houston Law Center To Hold Intern... [Published TheStreet.com - Mar 21 2014]
University of Houston Law Center to hold intern... [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 21 2014]
University of Houston Law Center to hold intern... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Mar 21 2014]
UHLC Arrival Awards Honor Four Immigrant Housto... [Published University of Houston - Mar 21 2014]
100 found in Houston 'stash house' – horrors ro... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Mar 20 2014]
HispanicBusiness.com: Gov. Perry Reappoints Fou... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Mar 19 2014]
Perry’s Supreme Court appointment draws praise [Published The Southeast Texas Record - Mar 18 2014]
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A Blow To Race-Based Admissions [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 22 2014]
This morning the Supreme Court  issued  a 6-2 ruling ( pdf ) upholding a Michigan referendum banning affirmative action in college admissions, reversing a 6th Circuit decision: Justice Kennedy penned the plurality opinion for the court, joined by Justices ...
UH Law Center Texas Innocence Network is spotli... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Apr 02 2014]
HOUSTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An estimated one million television viewers in the United Kingdom tuned in this week to watch a documentary on capital punishment in which University of Houston Law Center Professor David Dow, the ...
Updated Data for Highest Starting Salaries of L... [Published JD Journal.com - Mar 31 2014]
  Most of the data in a story we published earlier this month turned out to be incorrect when it comes to the highest starting salaries for law school graduates.   The data was published by the National Association for Law Placement in a new ...
Credit Card Marketing to College Students Decli... [Published MyBankTracker.com - Mar 24 2014]
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University of Houston Law Center to hold intern... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Mar 21 2014]
HOUSTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mediators from Houston and around the world will gather today at the University of Houston Law Center to share their experiences and expertise in the field. The event is being organized by the UIA ...
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