TAMU Law professor participates in Trump-inspired discussion

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Mar 8, 2019 4:28:24 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law Professor Michael Z. Green participated, via video conference, in a public discussion at Brandeis University about the Harvard Law School Negotiation Journal special issue devoted to negotiation topics related to President Trump. Professor Green’s article "Negotiating Race in the Workplace After Trump" was published in volume 39, issue 1 of the Negotiation Journal. More than 30 invited experts contributed to the special issue that has received media attention on Huffington Post and Indisputably Blog.

 

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Topics: Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University School of Law, Michael Z. Green

TAMU Law professor appointed to another term on a U.S. state department committee

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Mar 8, 2019 2:16:16 PM

Texas A&M University Law Professor William Henning has been a member of the U.S. State Department’s Advisory Committee on Private International Law (ACPIL) since 2008, and he was recently appointed to another term on the committee. ACPIL’s purpose is to serve the State Department “with respect to significant issues of private international law arising or likely to arise in the work of international organizations of which the United States is a Member State, or in international bodies in whose work the United States has an interest, or in the foreign relations of the United States.” Over the years, Professor Henning has participated in numerous discussions that have helped the State Department set its agenda in the area of private international law.

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Topics: Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University School of Law, tamu law, William Henning

TAMU Law students travel to the Rio Grande Valley to perform pro bono work

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Mar 6, 2019 7:08:46 PM
Texas A&M University School of Law students, faculty, staff and partners traveled to the Rio Grande Valley late February to develop a better understanding of the border region, one of the fastest growing regions in Texas, according to Professor and Associate Dean for Experiential Education Luz Herrera. Herrera leads the law school's clinical legal education efforts and works to expose students to real-world application.
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TAMU Law student publishes article with the Harvard Latinx Law Review

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Mar 6, 2019 6:05:21 PM

Kevin Hernandez, editor-in-chief of the Texas A&M Journal of Property Law, considers his greatest accomplishment to date being offered an invitation 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, with the Harvard Latinx Law Review.

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Topics: Texas A&M University School of Law, Timothy Mulvaney, tamu law, Luz Herrera, Fatma Marouf, aric short

Former Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. visits TAMU Law

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Feb 26, 2019 12:56:03 PM

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 in Fort Worth, Texas, February 28 – March 1. Ambassador Gutierrez Fernandez will join 24 other thought-leaders and experts from a range of disciplines representing three countries.

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Topics: Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University School of Law, Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández

Acclaimed global water experts share at TAMU Law's annual lecture series

Posted by Tyra Kelly on Feb 22, 2019 4:03:56 PM
Texas A&M University will host the 6th Annual Water Lecture Speaker Series March 25-27. The first lecture will be held at the law school in Fort Worth. While the second lecture will take place in College Station, TX. The lecture series features the esteemed Ambassador (Ret) Ram Aviram and Dr. Francesco Sindico. The series will focus on cross-border water disputes and options for resolutions; and, it is open to the public.
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Topics: Texas A&M University, Aggies, Texas A&M, Texas A&M University School of Law, School of Law, Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, Law Professor, Aggie, Gabriel Eckstein

Fort Worth: A City on the Move

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Feb 19, 2019 5:51:33 PM

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price outlined her victories, priorities and plans for the future today at her annual State of the City address, hosted by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce. According to Price, Fort Worth's "grit and renegade spirit" have propelled it to the 15th largest city in the country. In her eighth address as mayor, Price informed the crowd of nearly 1300 guests interview-style with moderator Jason Whitely, senior reporter and host of WFAA's Inside Texas Politics. From 1849 outpost to thriving metropolis, Fort Worth is a part of the FWD Metroplex versus the DFW Metroplex, according to Mayor Price. Texas A&M University School of Law is proud to welcome Mayor Price March 20 as a speaker for a public policy program. The following are address highlights:

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Topics: Texas A&M University School of Law, School of Law, Betsy Price

"Health Law & Policy" Focus in February

Posted by Tyra Kelly on Feb 18, 2019 2:48:25 PM

Texas A&M School of Law's Residency Externship Program in Public Policy is launching a "Policy & The Law" speaker series this month in Fort Worth. 

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Topics: Texas A&M University, Aggies, Texas A&M, Texas A&M University School of Law, School of Law, Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, Law Professor, Aggie, Lisa Rich

TAMU Law professor and other experts discuss lawyering in the age of artificial intelligence

Posted by Tyra Kelly on Feb 8, 2019 12:31:40 PM

Susan Fortney, Texas A&M University School of Law professor and director of the Program for the Advancement of Legal Ethics, is a panelist at the University of Oklahoma's Law Review, entitled Lawyering in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. Fortney's panel is "Self-Policing: AI and the Regulation of Lawyers."

Fortney is a leading expert in legal ethics and malpractice, lawyer regulation, law firm ethics and culture, attorneys’ professional liability insurance and health care and bioethics mediation. 

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Topics: Texas A&M University, Aggies, Texas A&M, Texas A&M University School of Law, School of Law, Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, Law Professor, Aggie, Susan Fortney

TAMU Law celebrates Black history with historical legal headlines

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Feb 1, 2019 6:45:01 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law Dee J. Kelly Law Library, with Black Law Students Association (BLSA) Chairperson Sara Vargas, celebrates Black history with a display featuring the front pages of historical newspapers. Print materials, highlighting important milestones in African American legal history, are also displayed.

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Topics: Texas A&M University School of Law, Dee J. Kelly Law Library, Dee J. Kelly

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