The Council on Legal Education Opportunity, or CLEO, honored Leonard M. Baynes, dean and professor of law at the University of Houston Law Center, with a CLEO EDGE Award in Education.

Baynes will be honored at the awards reception on November 7, 2019, in Washington, D.C.

The EDGE Awards honor individuals and entities that represent CLEO’s three pillars—education, diversity, and great equality.

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