Posted on · DEI is a policy used to create fair treatment and diversity in the workplace especially for people from unrepresented or discriminated groups. Diversity can range from race, socioeconomic class, people with disabilities or LBGTQ people.
Posted on · The Supreme Court made its voice heard on this topic, but with recent mass shootings, there’s a public outcry for change. Also, with President Biden testing positive for COVID, a medical expert explains why there should be concern for his health due to his age.
Posted on · Ten Republicans joined the Democrats in a 232-197 vote to impeach, the most bipartisan impeachment in U.S. history.
Posted on · Political science and legal experts discuss the unprecedented challenges of the transfer of power between Trump and Biden – where we are, what would typically be happening and what’s not, and the impacts.
Posted on · A retired Supreme Court justice has called for the repeal of the Second Amendment. So, Houston Matters gets a refresher on the process of repealing an amendment.
Posted on · The initiative by South Texas College of Law-Houston will provide legal services in cases involving pets
Posted on · The Justice Dept.’s Civil Rights Division would investigate and sue universities over policies deemed to discriminate against white college applicants.
Posted on · The U.S. Supreme Court just wrapped up its latest term. What were the biggest cases the High Court handed down, and what could they mean for you? We talk with constitutional law scholars Josh Blackman and Rocky Rhodes of South Texas College of Law Houston.
Posted on · We'll kick off today's Houston Matters by discussing the potential impact of the U.S. air strike on Syria on oil prices, and oil and gas companies in Greater Houston, with News 88.7 energy and environment reporter Travis Bubenik. Then... The U.S. Supreme Court this week (April 3, 2017) agreed to hear yet another Texas death […]
Posted on · The 2017 state legislative session will include another attempt to nullify LGBT non-discrimination laws in cities across Texas.
Posted on · An attorney says a downtown Houston law school will change its name again to end a federal trademark lawsuit filed by the University of Houston System.
Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week's news, we turn to our rotating panel of "non-experts" to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of it all. This week, our panel weighs in […]
Posted on · Longtime TV sports anchor Bob Allen passed away Wednesday, after a long battle with cancer. Allen worked for nearly four decades in TV sports, most of it as sports director at KTRK Channel 13, before finishing his career at KHOU Channel 11. On this edition of Houston Matters, we talk with former colleagues about Allen […]
Posted on · A federal judge has sided with the University of Houston for a preliminary injunction against what was formerly known as the South Texas College of Law.
Posted on · Josh Blackman, associate professor at Houston College of Law (formerly South Texas College of Law) initially considered himself the "Rosenkrantz and Guildenstern" of the Affordable Care Act. Like the largely incidental characters of Shakespeare's Hamlet, Blackman witnessed a lot of key moments in the saga over the passage, implementation and initial challenges to the federal […]