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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.