The Texas Bar Foundation awarded the Texas A&M University School of Law a $15,000 grant to support the law school’s Legal Wellness Justice Project. The project will work with law students in low-income areas of Texas hurt hardest by the pandemic to proactively screen individuals for legal needs and then provide referrals to a range of free legal resources designed to fill those needs.
Peter K. Yu, Regents Professor at Texas A&M University School of Law, recently joined leading trade experts from around the world at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to officially launch the book Trade in Knowledge: Intellectual Property, Trade and Development in a Transformed Global Economy. Published jointly by the WTO and Cambridge University Press, this new book was edited by Antony Taubman, the director of the WTO Intellectual Property, Government Procurement and Competition Division, and Jayashree Watal, a former counsellor at the Division and Honorary Professor at the National Law University, Delhi in India.
Texas A&M University School of Law is now accepting applications for an LL.M. program with an emphasis in international intellectual property law that will focus on assisting students in developing countries.
Building on previous successful India programs at the law school, the new LL.M. program allows students to participate online from across the globe, and creates access to best-in-class legal education for lawyers in developing countries like India, across South Asia, and elsewhere.
The moot court team of 2Ls Alexis Mielke and Janet Wyse placed second and won Best Respondent’s Brief at the recent Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition. The team was coached by Nikki Chriesman-Green ’09.From left: Janet Wyse, Nikki Chriesman-Green (coach), Alexis Mielke
Professor Gabriel Eckstein, director of the Texas A&M Energy, Environmental, and Natural Resource Systems Law Program (EENRSLP) and an expert in international and transboundary water law, recently represented Bolivia at the International Court of Justice public hearings in The Hague, Netherlands.
Eckstein presented to the court in two separate sessions as well as assisting the Bolivian lead counsel during cross-examination.
The Dee J. Kelly Law Library proudly presents Taming the Tongue In the Heyday of English Grammar (1711-1851), an exhibition from the collection of Bryan A. Garner, on display in the Reading Room and Special Collections Room through May 7, 2022.
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Texas A&M Law continues its advance at an unprecedented pace to become a national contender, and a leader in Texas.
In just the past six years, Texas A&M Law has climbed up 53 places nationally — and from fifth in Texas to second. Meanwhile, enrollment has more than doubled since 2019 with a greater number of high-achieving students.
The fourth annual IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia (IPIRA) Conference was held on February 9-12 and featured 300 scholars from across the world. The virtual conference was co-hosted by law professor Irene Calboli.
Founded by Texas A&M Law professor Calboli in 2018, the IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia (IPIRA) Network co-organized the Fourth IPIRA Conference with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Academy, the World Trade Organization (WTO), and the following academic institutions: International Islamic University Malaysia, Universitas Indonesia; Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Texas A&M University and the University of Geneva. As in previous years, the Conference was additionally supported by a group of distinguished academic institutions in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the Americas. Interested readers can find the full program of the Conference here and the abstracts here.
Texas A&M Law student teams recently brought home big wins in advocacy competitions.