Dannnye K. Holley, Dean and Professor of Law

L. Darnell Weeden
Roberson King Professor of Law 

 

Phone: (713) 313-4249
Email:
larry.weeden@tmslaw.tsu.edu
Joined the faculty in 1990.

Education:
J.D., University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, 1975
B.A., Journalism & Political Science, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, 1972

Courses Taught

  • Constitutional Law I

  • Constitutional Law II

  • Torts I

  • Torts II

Curriculum Vitae

Biographical Information

  • Professor of Law, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (1990)

  • Associate Dean, for Faculty Development & Research from Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2018-2020)

  • Associate Dean, for Faculty Development & Research from Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2005-2012)

  • Interim Dean, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (1998-1999)

  • Director of Clinical Programs, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (1990-1993)

  • Visiting Professor & Director of Clinical Programs Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX  (1989-1990)

  • Associate Professor of Law, Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, LA (1986-1990)

  • Assistant Professor of Law, Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, LA (1984-1986)

  • Assistant Professor of Law North Carolina Central University School of Law, Durham, NC (1979-1984)

  • Clinical Fellow, Antioch School of Law Washington, DC (1977-1979)

  • Director of Coahoma Legal Aid Clarksdale, MS (1976-1977)

  • Private Practice, Self Employed Clarksdale, MS (1975-1976)

 

Publications

  • "We the People" Should Extend Constitutional Protections to Undocumented Resident Immigrants Killed Unreasonably by the Police, 44 T. MARSHALL L. REV. 187, 189 (2020)

  • Mississippi Allows Peremptory Challenges for Fake, Race-Neutral Reasons in Violation of Batson's Equal Rights Rationale, 53 SUFFOLK U. L. REV. 159 (2020).

  • Freedom of Association, Extreme Partisan Gerrymandering, Justiciability and the Unmistakable Political Question Controversy, 34 BYU J. Pub. L. 75, 81 (2020).

  • The Equal Protection Clause Prohibits A Public School From Stigmatizing A Student With A Diluted Fake Education That Fails To Teach Literacy, 43 T. MARSHALL L. REV. 647 (2019).

  • Using Rational Basis Review in an Establishment Clause Challenge to an Alleged Muslim Travel Ban Undermines Religious Liberty, 38 Conn. Pub. Int. L.J. 167 (2019).

  • Equal Voting Rights Require Removing Race And Partisan Discrimination From Elections And Legislative Gerrymandering79 LA. L. REV. 781 (2019).

  • A Functional Free Exercise Clause Analysis Requires A State To Prove A Compelling Interest Before Interfering With An Individual's Faith-Based Same-Sex Marriage Participation Objections, 18 APPALACHIAN J.L. 113 (2019).

  • Unreasonably Restrictive Voter Photo Identification Requirements Are Unequal Economic Barriers To Equal Access To The Right To Vote, 27 S. Cal. Rev. L. & Soc. Just. 73 (2018). 

  • A Growing Consensus: State Sponsorship of Confederate Symbols is an Injury-in-Fact as a Result of Dylann Roof’s Killing Blacks in Church at a Bible Study, 32 BYU J. Pub. L. 117 (2017).

  • Marriage Equality Laws Are A Threat To Religious Liberty, 41 S. Ill. U. L.J. 211 (2017).

  • Transgender Bathroom Rights And President Obama’s Unauthorized Scheme To Transform Title IX, 44 W. ST. L. Rev. 1 (2016).

  • In Fisher v. University of Texas Derrick Bell’s Interest Convergence Theory is on a Collision Course with the Viewpoint Diversity Rationale in Higher Education, UTAH L. REV. ONLAW 101 (2016).  

  • The Problematic Right to Abortion Under a Natural Law Perspective, 2 Indonesian J. Int’l & Comp. L. 803 (2015).

  • Good Public Policy Occurs Under Plyler When In-State College Tuition Rates Are Awarded to Undocumented Bona Fide Resident Immigrants, 25 Geo. Mason U. Civ. Rts. L.J. 191 (2015).

  • Leadership Matters: Saving Judge Scheindlin’s NYPD Racial Profiling Remedy in Floyd v. City of New York, 36 Whittier L. Rev. 95 (2014) (Lead Article).

  • May Traditional Deference to State Sovereignty Serve as a Rational Basis to Deny Marriage Equality to Same-Sex Wedding Vows? 16 Loy. J. Pub. Int. L. 201 (2014).

  • The Supreme Court’s Rejection of the Rational Basis Standard in Shelby County v. Holder Invites Voter Suppression, 33 MISS. C. L. Rev. 219 (2014).

  • Medicaid Expansion, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and the Supreme Court’s Flawed Spending Clause Coercion Reasoning in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, 61 CLEV. ST. L. REV. 1051 (2013).

  • The Commerce Clause Implications of the Individual Mandate Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 26 J.L. & HEALTH 29 (2013).

  • The Supreme Court’s Treatment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 12 Appalachian J.L. 49 (2012).

  • The Supremacy Clause Preemption Rationale Reasonably Restrains an Individual State Pursuing Its Own Separate But Unequal Immigration Policy, 14 Scholar 679 (2012).

  • Introduction: Race & Immigration Symposium, 44 ARIZ. ST. L.J. 1 (2012).

  • Fifty Plus Years After The Start of The Civil Rights Movement A Contextual Analysis of the Freedom of Association for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s Pursuit of Reforming the Law, 12 Fla. Coastal L. Rev. 337 (2011).

  • In Response to the Call for Social Justice Historically Black Law Schools Represent the New Mission of Educational Diversity in the Legal Profession, 14 J. Gender Race & Just. 747 (2011).

  • Commentary on Professor Richard Sander’s Class in American Legal Education, 88 DENV. U. L. REV. 851 (2011).

  • Criminal Procedure and the Racial Profiling Issue for Professor Gates and Sergeant Crowley, 17 Wash. & Lee J. Civ. Rts. & Soc. Just. 305 (2011).

  • Income Integration As A Race-Neutral Pursuit Of Equality And Diversity In Education After The Parents Involved In Community Schools Decision, 21 U. FLA. J.L. & PUB. POL'Y 365 (2010).

  • It Is Discriminatory For Arizona Or Society To Engage In The Anti-Immigration Practice Of Profiling Hispanics For Speaking Spanish, 12 LOY. J. PUB. INT. L 109 (2010).

  • A First Amendment Establishment Clause Analysis Of Permanent Displays On Public Property As Government Speech, 35 T. MARSHALL L. REV. 217 (2010).

  • Historically Black Colleges Advance Reverse Academic Diversity, 13 N.Y. CITY L. REV. 1 (2009).

  • Standing And Speaking Constitutional Truth To Local Power Regarding Undocumented Immigrant Residents Dwelling With We The People Of The United States, 34 S. ILL. U. L. J. 55 (2009).

  • English Only Rules In Public Schools Should Be Presumed Illegal, 34 T. MARSHALL L. REV. 379 (2009).

  • Race-Conscious Equality Confronts America, President Obama, Justice Sotomayor, Professor Gates, And Sergeant Crowley, 35 T. MARSHALL L. REV. 113 (2009).

  • Racial Profiling And The Implications Of Jena Six In Undermining The Civil Rights Of Blacks In America, 36 S. U. L. REV. 239 (2009).

  • Foreword: Immigration Law & Policy Symposium, 34 T. MARSHALL L. REV. 283 (2009).

  • Local Laws Restricting The Freedom Of Undocumented Immigrants As Violations Of Equal Protection And Principles Of Federal Preemption, 52 ST. LOUIS U. L. J. 479 (2008).

  • TMSL Law Review 2008 Education Symposium Opening Commentary, 34 T. MARSHALL L. REV. 1 (2008).

  • Implication Of The No Child Left Behind Act For Educational Equity And Segregation, 4 FIU L. REV. 101 (2008).

  • The Black Eye Of Hurricane Katrina's Post Jim Crow Syndrome Is A Basic Human Dignity Challenge For America, 37 CAP. U. L. REV. 93 (2008).

  • Justice Thurgood Marshall And School Integration: Green And Keyes From A Unitary Standard To A Double Standard To A Uniform National De Facto Standard, 27 MISS. C. L. REV. 393 (2008).

  • Response To Professor Amar: Some Thoughts On The Electoral College's Past, Present, And Future, 34 OHIO N. U. L. REV. 393 (2008).

  • Johnnie Cochran Challenged America's New Age Officially Unintentional Black Code; A Constitutionally Permissible Racial Profiling Policy, 33 T. MARSHALL L. Rev. 135 (2007).

  • The Less Than Fair Employment Practice of an English-Only Rule in the Workplace, 7 NEV. L.J. 947 (2007).

  • Justice Alito and the Issue of Racial Discrimination: From Racial Segregation to Racial Diversity, 33 S.U.L. REV. 469 (2006).

  • Hurricane Katrina and the Toxic Torts Implications of Environmental Injustice in New Orleans, 40 J. MARSHALL L. REV. 1 (2006).

  • Essay: Does the No Child Left Behind Law (NCLBA) Burden the States As an Unfunded Mandate Under Federal Law?, 31 T. MARSHALL L. REV. 239 (2006).

  • Raising the Bar in the Affirmative Action Debate: A Pragmatic Comment on Professor Richard H. Sander's Systemic Analysis of Affirmative Action in American Law Schools Article, 15 S. CAL. REV. L. & Soc. Just. 195 (2006).

  • Hurricane Katrina: First Amendment Censorship and the News Media, 31 T. MARSHALL L. REV. 479 (2006).

  • ERISA's Preemption Ruling Prevents A Patient from Suing an HMO Under State Malpractice Law: After Aetna Health, Inc. v. Davila Who Will Grant the Working Middle Class A Meaningful Right to Be Heard?, 7 U. Pa. J. Lab. & Emp. L. 715 (2005).

  • Employing Race-Neutral Affirmative Action to Create Educational Diversity While Attacking Socio-Economic Status Discrimination, 19 St. John's J. Leg. Comment. 297 (2005).

  • Essay: Can Brown v. Board of Education Meet the Challenge of Race-Neutral Discrimination in the 21st Century?, 29 Thurgood Marshall L. REV. 399 (2004).

  • After Grutter v. Bollinger Higher Education Must Keep Its Eyes on the Tainted Diversity Prize Legacy, 19 BYU J. Pub. L. 161 (2004).

  • Tactical Self-Funded ERISA Employers Unnecessarily Threaten Employees' Right to an Independent Review of an HMO's Medical Necessity Determination with Preemption, 77 St. JOHN'S L. REV. 867 (2003).

  • The Rise and Fall of Enron: A White House Nondisclosure Entangles Separation of Powers and Contempt of Congress, 34 McGeorge L. Rev. 65 (2002).

  • HMOS, ERISA's "Relate to" Preemption and A Patient's Right to an External Review of Medical Necessity Decisions and the Implications of Field and Conflict Preemption, 5 DePaul J. Health Care L. 207 (2002).

  • Creating Race-Neutral Diversity in Federal Procurement in A Post-Adarand World, 23 WHITTIER L. REV. 951 (2002).

  • An HMO Does Not Owe an ERISA Fiduciary Duty to Its Employee Beneficiaries: After Pegram v. Herdrich, Who Will Speak for the Working Class?, 23 W. NEW ENG. L. REV. 381 (2002).

  • Essay: The Clinton Impeachment Indicates A Presidential Impeachable Offense Is Only Limited by Constitutional Process and Congress' Political Compass Directive, 27 WM. MITCHELL L. REV. 2499 (2001).

  • A Post-Impeachment Indictment of the Independent Counsel Statute, 28 N. KY. L. REV. 536 (2001).

  • How to Establish Flying the Confederate Flag with the State As Sponsor Violates the Equal Protection Clause, 34 AKRON L. REV. 521 (2001).

  • United States v. Morrison: The Supreme Court's Old School Federalism Places Federal Civil Rights for Women and Minorities at Risk, 26 T. MARSHALL L. REV. 1 (2000).

  • It Is Not Right Under the Constitution to Stop and Frisk Minority People Because They Don't Look Right, 21 UALR L. Rev. 829 (1999).

  • Protecting the President's Limited Expectation of Privacy During an Investigation May Justify the Protective Function Privilege for the Secret Service, 60 MONT. L. REV. 109 (1999).

  • The President and Mrs. Jones Were in Federal Court: The Litigation Established No Constitutional Immunity for President Clinton, 7 GEO. MASON L. REV. 361 (1999).

  • Affirmative Action California Style-Proposition 209: The Right Message While Avoiding A Fatal Constitutional Attraction Because of Race and Sex, 21 SEATTLE U.L. REV. 281 (1997).

  • Dannye Holley & L. Darnell Weeden, United States v. Fordice: The Mississippi Aftermath, 31 NEW ENG. L. REV. 769 (1997).

  • Yo, Hopwood, Saying No to Race-Based Affirmative Action Is the Right Thing to Do from an Afrocentric Perspective, 27 CUMB. L. REV. 533 (1997).

  • Statutory and Equal Protection Remedies to Save Historically Black Colleges from the Effects of Invidious Desegregation, 18 T. MARSHALL L. REV. 41 (1992).

  • Black Law Schools and the Affirmative Action Rationale, 12 T. MARSHALL L. REV. 395 (1987).

  • Affirmative Action Update and How to Develop and Sell an Affirmative Action Plan, 13 S.U.L. REV. 35 (1986).

     

Selected Presentations, Speeches, Scholarly Impact

  • On February 4, 2021, Thurgood Marshall School of Law Continuing Legal Education panelist  discussing Police Misconduct: The U.S. Construction Reimagining We the People

  • On September 17, 2020  Constitution Day Panelist discussing Police Violence and the Unreasonable Shooting of Black and Brown People 

  • “Freedom of Association, Extreme Partisan Gerrymandering, Justiciability and the Unmistakable Political Question Controversy,” Presenter,  South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, TX (March 6, 2020).

  •  “We the People” Should Extend Constitutional Protections’ To Undocumented Resident Immigrants Killed Unreasonably By The Police,” Presenter, Thurgood Marshall Law Review Spring 2020 Immigration Symposium, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (February 14, 2020).

  • On December 6, 2019, delivered a welcome speech at the mitigation training session cohosted by Advancing Real Change, Inc. (ARC) of Baltimore, Maryland and the Thurgood Marshall School of Law’s Earl Carl Institute (ECI) on the campus of Texas Southern University.

  • On October 5, 2019, delivered a speech at the Thurgood Marshall School of Law Second Year Pinning Ceremony for the TMSL Class of 2021 on the Texas Southern University Campus.

  • “Discriminatory Use of Race in the Jury Selection Process Violates the Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause.” Discussing the United States Supreme Court’s Holding in Flowers v. Mississippi, 139 S.Ct. 2228 (2019)., Presenter, Constitution Law Day CLE, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (September 17, 2019).

  • “Never Forget the Digital Media Has a Special Obligation to Provide Fair and Balanced Coverage on Issues Involving the Civil Rights of Underrepresented Racial Minorities, Undocumented Immigrants, and the Treatment of the Poor During a Massive Natural Disaster, Presenter, Meek School of Journalism and New Media, The University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS (Summer 2019).

  • On February 8, 2019, Delivered The  Welcome And Opening Remarks At TMLR Renewed Civil Rights Symposium

  • “The Renewed Civil Rights Movement Symposium,” Presenter , The Equal Protection Clause Prohibits a Public School from Stigmatizing a Student with a Diluted Fake Education That Fails to Teach Literacy, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (February 8, 2019).

  • “Standing and Speaking Constitutional Truth to Local Power Regarding Undocumented Immigrant Residents Dwelling with We the People of the United States” Presenter, 2019 Faculty Lecture Series, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (March 20, 2019).

  • On July 24, 2017, BYU International Center for Law and Religious Studies included Weeden’s article, Marriage Equality Laws Are A Threat To Religious Liberty, 41 S. Ill. U. L.J. 211 (2017) on its list of articles of interest.

  • “Establishing Standing to Challenge a State’s Sponsorship of Confederate Symbols Including the Rebel Flag,” Presof enter, Southeast South West People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference (SE-SWPOCLSC), Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, LA (2017).

  • “Works in Progress Session,” Discussant, for Professor Christopher Ogolla, 2016 SE-SWPOCLSC 24, hosted by Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law, Orlando, FL. 

  • “Civil Rights CLE: Voting Rights,” Panelist, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (February 2016).

  • “African Americans and Contemporary Birth Right Citizenship and the Immigration Debate:  Constitutional and Extra Constitutional Protections for All Immigrants Including Undocumented Immigrants and Their Citizen Children,” Presenter, 2013 Southeast/Southwest People of Color Scholarship Conference, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law, Little Rock, AR (April 2013).

  • Presenter 2013, Northeast People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, the University of Puerto Rico Law School San Juan, Puerto Rico

  • “The Role of Black Lawyers and HBCU Law Schools in a ‘Post-Racial’ Era,” Presenter, 2012 International Conference on Law and Society, Honolulu, HI (June 8, 2012)

  • “Supreme Court Preview and Review,” Panelist, 28th Annual NAACP National Continuing Legal Education, (CLE) Seminar, Houston, TX (July 2012).

  • Workshop on Health Law: “Discussing the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the Commerce Clause Implications of its Individual Mandate Provision”, Presenter, Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS), Amelia Island, FL (2012).

  •  “Reviving the Call for Social Justice, Contemplating the Letters from the Birmingham Jail and the Legacies of Professor Derrick Bell and Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth” Panelist, Cumberland University School of Law at the 2012 Southeast/Southwest Conference, Birmingham, AL (March 2012).

  • “Within and Beyond Our Borders: The Current State of Immigration Law and Policy,” Panelist, Cumberland University School of Law at the 2012 Southeast/Southwest Conference, Birmingham, AL (March 2012).

  • “Work in Progress Session,” Commentator for Professor Jalila Jefferson-Bullock’s of Phoenix School of Law paper entitled “Equal Access To the Ballot Box? The Politics of Disaster in Post-Katrina New Orleans”.  Cumberland University School of Law at the 2012 Southeast/Southwest Conference, Birmingham, AL (March 2012).

  • Immigration & Ethnicity, Panelist, Joint 2011 Southeast/Southwest and Mid-West People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, Nova Southeastern University School of Law, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (April 2011).

  • Essay Review for Great Plains Quarterly, Presenter, Race and the University: A Memoir by George Henderson and Before Brown: Herman Marion Sweatt, Thurgood Marshall, and the Long Road to Justice by Gary M. Lavergne, Great Plains universities (Spring 2011).

  • "Socio-Economics, Diversity, and Legal Education," Commentator, Denver University Law Review, Sturm College of Law, Denver, CO (Fall 2010).

  • Social Justice Legal Scholarship, Presenter, New York City Law, City University of New York, NY (Fall 2010).

  • “The American Criminal Justice System is Not Having a Post-Racial Experience”, Discussing It Is Discriminatory For Arizona Or Society To Engage In The Anti-Immigration Practice Of Profiling Hispanics For Speaking Spanish, Panelist, Third National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, Seton Hall University School of Law Newark, NJ (September 2010).

  • “Mississippi College Law Review Symposium,” Presenter, C-SPAN Network, Mississippi College of Law, Jackson, MS (2008).

  • Twelfth   Annual LatCrit XII SymposiumCollege of Law, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, October 4-6, 2007, presenter, Implications of the No Child Left Behind Act for Educational Equity and Segregation 

  • Panelist, Scholar’s forum “Judge Samuel A. Alito, Jr.: An African-American Perspective,” Washington, D.C. (2006)   https://www.c-span.org/video/?190574-1/alito-supreme-court-nomination

  • Presenter 2002, Northeast People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference — Barbados, West Indies.

 

Selected Examples of Weeden’s National and Regional Service Promoting Scholarship

  •  2018-2020 Developed the  Thurgood Marshall Weekly Lecture Series as a user-friendly forum for scholarly presentations for law professors and other presenters affiliated with law schools in Texas, Arkansas and Tennessee. 

  • Member, Executive Planning Committee for the Southeast/Southwest People of Color Legal Scholarship (2011-2019).

  • Chair of the Southeast/Southwest People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, LA (2017).

  • Chair of Southeast/Southwest People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, Florida A&M University School of Law, Orlando, FL (2016).

  • Vice-Chair of the Southeast/Southwest People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2014).

  • Vice-Chair of the Southeast/Southwest People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, University of Arkansas Little Rock, Little Rock, AR (2013).

  • Executive Planning Committee for the Southeast/Southwest People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference (2012).

  • Vice-Chair of the Third National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference held at Seton Hall, Newark, NJ (2010).

  • Vice-Chair of the Southeast/Southwest People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference held at the University of South Carolina (2010).


Selected Examples of Weeden’s Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law and Community Service

  • Student Faculty Relations Committee Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Tx (2020-2021).

  • Student Faculty Relations Committee, Member, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Tx (2020-2021).

  • Faculty Scholarship and Development Committee, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Tx (2020-2021).

  • Scholarly Immigration Rights Symposium, Faculty Advisor, Thurgood Marshall Law Review, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (Spring 2020).

  • Thurgood Marshall Law Review, Faculty Advisor, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Texas (2019-2020).

  • Thurgood Faculty Spotlight, Founder and Editor, (2018-2020). 

  • On February 23, 2020, joined members from his Sunday School Class to become involved in a community outreach project sponsored by the Kingsland Baptist Church in Katy called the “Caring for Katy Laundry Outreach Activity”. One goal of the outreach activity is to offer free money to use the washers and dryers to anyone in the Washeteria.

  • On September 17, 2019 received a Certificate of Appreciation from Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law for  outstanding service and dedication to the “Constitution Law Day CLE” at Thurgood Marshall School of Law.

  • Scholarly Civil Rights Symposium, Chair, Thurgood Marshall Law Review, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2019).

  • February 24, 2019 engaged in community service in Katy, Texas, by participating in the “Caring for Katy Laundry Outreach Activity” sponsored by the Kingsland Baptist Church in Katy

  • Faculty Scholarship and Development Committee, Ex Facto Member, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Tx (2018-2019).

  • Rank and Tenure Committee, Ex Facto Member, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Tx (2018-2019).

  • Student Faculty Relations Committee, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2013-2018).

  • Faculty Scholarship and Development Committee, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Tx (2017-2018).

  • Library Review Committee, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Tx (2017-2018).

  • Faculty Scholarship and Development, Chairperson, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Tx (2016-2017).

  • Budget and Priorities Committee, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Tx (2015-2016).

  • Faculty Scholarship and Development Committee, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Tx (2014-2015).

  • Library Review Committee, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Tx (2013-2014).

  • Research Advisory Council, Texas Southern University, Houston, TX (2011-2012).

  • Texas Southern University Research Committee, Texas Southern University, Houston, TX (2010-2012).

  • Texas Southern University Distinguished Professorship Ad Hoc Committee, Chair (2011).

  • Law School Research Week Coordinator for the University’s Research Week Programs, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2011).

  • Thurgood Marshall Senior Faculty Lecture Series, Founder and Manager, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (Fall 2011).

  • Established the Faculty Exchange Lecture Series between Thurgood Marshall School of Law and South Texas College of Law, Houston, TX (2011).

  • 1989-90 coauthored (with Ken Williams) a funded $250,000 plus federal grant to establish a TMSL legal clinic too assist homeless people in Houston.


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