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  • Texas A&M School of Law Graduates to Serve as Judicial Law Clerks

    April 23, 2019
    2019 judicial clerks
    Newly-appointed judicial law clerks and class of 2019 students Lynda Charleson, Jordan Curry, Isabelle Hutchinson, and Luis Suarez credit the strong, supportive clerkship program resources at Texas A&M Law, led by the faculty and Office of Career Services, as vital to their success.
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  • Advocacy Teams Win ABA National Semifinalist Honors

    April 22, 2019
    2019 natl-semifinalists
    The Texas A&M University School of Law Advocacy Program ​moot court team of Heather Nichols, John Robinson and Grant Schauer and the mediation team of Kaitlyn Pound and Derek McKee won ABA national semifinalist honors.
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  • Nonprofit Law Pioneer Applauds ‘Low Bono’ Growth

    April 17, 2019
    Prof. Luz Herrera, Texas A&M School of Law
    In an ABA Legal Rebel podcast, "legal pioneer" Professor Luz Herrera, Associate Dean for Experiential Education, discusses different models to address the access to justice gap, such as subsidizing low bono legal representation and nonprofit law firms, and how this work impacts communities and the individual lawyers.
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  • Prof. Murphy Receives Distinguished Achievement Award

    April 5, 2019
    Texas A&M University School of Law Instructional Associate Professor John Murphy has been selected to receive a Texas A&M University Distinguished Achievement Award in the category of teaching.
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  • Clinic Students Help Win Case for Detained Immigrant

    April 3, 2019
    Immigrant Rights Clinic students
    Texas A&M University School of Law Immigrant Rights Clinic students won protection under the Convention Against Torture for a client from Somalia. Students and advisers obtained an emergency stay of removal, reopened his case and won it.
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  • Prof. Sobol Testifies Before Texas House Committee

    March 30, 2019
    Professor Neil Sobol
    Texas A&M University School of Law Professor Neil Sobol testified in support of Texas House Bill 996 before the Texas House Committee on ​Pensions, ​Investments and ​Financial ​Services. The bill aims to prevent "zombie debt" and require debt buyers to provide notice when collecting on time-barred debts.
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  • Texas A&M Law Faculty in Demand

    March 29, 2019
    Gabriel Eckstein Thomas Mitchell
    Professor Gabriel Eckstein shares his expertise on U.S.-Mexico transboundary water rights at two conferences. Professor Thomas W. Mitchell's interview about partition action abuses leads to a bill proposed in the New York legislature limiting these tactics forcing people from their homes.
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  • Trujillo Uses Trade Law to Mitigate Climate Change

    March 19, 2019
    Elizabeth Trujillo
    Professor Elizabeth Trujillo contributed the chapter "Trade Considerations for Decarbonization Strategies" in "Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the United States" published by the Environmental Law Institute (ELI).
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  • Basketball background: Texas A&M student has a legal goal

    March 18, 2019
    Texas A&M University School of Law first-year law student Lora Naismith, great-great-granddaughter of basketball's inventor, Dr. James Naismith, shares her thoughts on her famous family, basketball and international intellectual property.
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  • Harvard Latinx Law Review Publishes Student Article

    March 13, 2019
    Kevin Hernandez
    Kevin Hernandez, Texas A&M Journal of Property Law editor-in-chief, has accepted an offer from the Harvard Latinx Law Review to publish his article "The Implications of Environmental Law and Latino Property Rights on Modern-Age Border Security: Rejecting a Physical Border and Embracing a Virtual Wall."
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  • Students Explore Borderlands, Perform Pro Bono Work in Rio Grande Valley

    March 7, 2019
    rio grande valley
    Texas A&M University School of Law students, faculty and staff, along with history and engineering undergraduate and graduate students from College Station, traveled to the Rio Grande Valley to gain a better understanding of the border region.
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  • ADR, Moot Court Teams Win Regionals, Advance to National Finals

    March 6, 2019
    ADR team 2019
    Texas A&M University School of Law Advocacy Program ADR and moot court competition teams won their regional championships and advanced to the national finals.
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  • Former Mexican Ambassador to Give Keynote at NAFTA 2.0 Conference

    February 26, 2019
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    Former Ambassador of Mexico to the United States, Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández, will serve as the keynote speaker at NAFTA 2.0: The Puzzle of North America as a Region, hosted by Texas A&M University School of Law Program in Global and Comparative Law.
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  • ADR Chair-Elect Reilly Receives AALS Section of the Year Award

    February 22, 2019
    Reilly 2019 ADR SOTY
    Texas A&M School of Law Professor Peter Reilly, Chair-Elect of the AALS Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) section, was presented the Section of the Year Award at the 2019 Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Annual Meeting.
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  • Acclaimed Global Water Experts to Share at Annual Lecture

    February 22, 2019
    Water Lecture logo
    Texas A&M University will host the 6th Annual Water Lecture Speaker Series "Transboundary Water Governance," March 25-26 in Fort Worth and College Station, featuring Ambassador (ret.) Ram Aviram and Dr. Francesco Sindico.
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  • Calboli Co-Organizes First IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia Conference

    February 21, 2019
    Professor Irene Calboli co-organized the First IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia (IPIRA) Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The conference is a forum for intellectual property scholars and researchers to discuss their work with other academics, policy-makers and practitioners.
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  • Former Mexican Ambassador Highlights Texas A&M School of Law NAFTA Conference

    February 20, 2019
    Geronimo Gutierrez
    Former Ambassador of Mexico to the United States, Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández, will serve as ​a keynote speaker at "NAFTA 2.0: The Puzzle of North America as a Region," hosted by Texas A&M University School of Law in Fort Worth.
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  • "Schmoozing" with a Purpose

    February 11, 2019
    schmooze 2019
    Leading scholars presented works-in-progress at the Texas A&M Law third annual Real Property Law Schmooze, "Where do we go from here? Fair Housing and Community Development at a Crossroads," hosted by the Program in Real Estate and Community Development Law.
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  • Texas A&M To Lead NSF Study Of Sexual Harassment In STEM Fields

    February 6, 2019
    Susan Fortney
    Ethics expert Professor Susan Fortney is the principal investigator of a team of faculty from the colleges of engineering and liberal arts at Texas A&M University for the NSF-funded project, which will examine culture and climate related to sexual harassment in STEM fields.
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  • Herrera Named Bellow Scholar at AALS

    January 22, 2019
    Prof. Luz Herrera, Texas A&M School of Law
    Luz Herrera, professor of law and associate dean for experiential education, was named a Bellow Scholar during the annual meeting of the American Association of Law School (AALS) for her Law Firm Incubator Study.
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