Name Change Ends Law School Suit

November 8, 2016

The Houston College of Law, formerly known as the South Texas College of Law, has a new name: South Texas College of Law Houston. The law school announced its new name Monday, shortly after a federal judge granted a preliminary injunction ordering the Houston College of Law to stop using that name, citing potential confusion with the University of Houston Law Center, which sought the injunction. The University of Houston Law Center noted issues beyond the name -- such as a similar color for the logos -- that could lead to confusion. The South Texas College of Law Houston also said it planned to change the color used in the logo, away from a red similar to the University of Houston's, and to instead use navy.

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