Generational Talents

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Apr 30, 2024 12:00:00 AM

Thetermlike father, like sonwillsoon take on aparticularly significantmeaning for David Lawson and hisson Shannon.The two naturallyshare many things in common liketheir witty humor,their curious natures, and their ability to not take themselves too seriously. However, what started with a simple textmessage,will soon end with anothercommonalityadded to their list: Aggie Law graduates. 

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Topics: Graduates, student spotlight

Unbound Passion: Allison Byrd's Journey to End Human Trafficking

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Apr 23, 2024 4:51:10 PM

Many people often discover their calling in life during adulthood. However, Allison Byrd, a 3L and Fort Worth-native, found her calling long before she graduated high school. By the age of 13, she realized that she could be an ambassador for change in her pursuit to combat human trafficking. Since then, she has cultivated that calling and helped establish similar frameworks on an international level.  

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Topics: student spotlight

Dean Ahdieh Named Among ‘Most Influential People In Legal Education’

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Apr 12, 2024 10:59:42 AM

It didn’t take long after moving to Fort Worth for Bobby Ahdieh to realize that blending in wasn’t going to be an option. Within a few minutes of opening his mouth to speak, the New Yorker is inevitably asked where he’s from. So instead, Ahdieh adopted what he calls his “I got here as quick as I could” approach.

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Topics: Fort Worth, Ahdieh, Robert Ahdieh, Texas A&M-Fort Worth

Texas A&M Law, Justice Reform Foundation Announce Criminal Defense Clinic Partnership

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Apr 11, 2024 7:45:00 AM

Texas A&M Law and the Justice Reform Foundation (JRF), a non-profit organization dedicated to reforming the criminal justice system, have announced a groundbreaking partnership to open a Criminal Defense Clinic, aimed at providing pro bono defense for those charged in criminal cases.

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Topics: Clinics, Advocacy

Texas A&M Law Now Ranks 26th in the Nation

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Apr 9, 2024 12:00:00 AM

Texas A&M University School of Law now ranks26th nationally among U.S. law schools, according to U.S. News & World Report. The law school’s progressive rise over the last decade is unprecedented in the history of the rankings.

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Topics: students, faculty and staff, rankings

Law School Hosts Texas Legal Legend Inductee Judge L. Clifford Davis

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Apr 8, 2024 10:07:49 PM

The Hon. L. Clifford Davis, retired Texas senior district judge, was inducted as a Texas Legal Legend, by the Litigation Section of the State Bar at a ceremony held at the law school on April 8. Judge Davis, 99, whose legal career spans over seven decades, has an unmistakable legacy in law.

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Topics: Fort Worth

American Society of Comparative Law to Host Annual Conference, Call for Proposals

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Mar 26, 2024 2:20:16 PM

Texas A&M Law and theAmerican Society of Comparative Law (ASCL)are now accepting proposals for this year's ASCL Annual Meeting on October 18-19. ASCL, the leading organization in the United States for promoting the comparative study of law, invites all interested scholars, practitioners, and advanced degree students to submit paper presentations or concurrent panels.

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Topics: irene calboli, events

Professor Hannah Bloch-Wehba Awarded SSS Fellowship

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Mar 22, 2024 11:47:34 AM

Professor Hannah Bloch-Wehba was selected as a member of the Institute for Advanced Study’s (IAS) School of Social Science in Princeton for the 2024–2025 academic year. IAS is a leading center for basic research. Each year, IAS awards residential fellowships — known as “memberships” — through a highly competitive process to junior and senior scholars across disciplines. Bloch-Wehba is one of only 20 scholars selected as members of the School of Social Science from a pool of more than 600 applicants.

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Topics: CLIP, IP, scholarly impact, faculty

Energy Law Symposium Highlights A Changing Energy Landscape

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Mar 11, 2024 9:15:00 AM

Texas A&M Law recently hosted its 13th Annual Energy Law Symposium on March 7-8, organized by the Energy, Environmental, and Natural Resources Systems (EENRS). The symposium brought together an array of speakers and panelists from the energy law and academic sectors.

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Topics: EENRS, faculty, events

Student-Led Environmental Justice Symposium Addresses Local Concerns

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Mar 4, 2024 11:32:00 AM

TheEnergy, Environmental, and Natural Resource Systems (EENRS) Law Program brought together several community membersat the Texas A&M Environmental Justice Symposium. The symposium,held on Saturday, March 2, was coordinated by students in EENRS’s Environment and Natural Resources Group (ENRG) and featured engaging dialogueon pressing environmental justice issues. 

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Topics: Advocacy, EENRS, students, events

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About Texas A&M School of Law

Texas A&M School of Law is an American Bar Association-accredited institution located in downtown Fort Worth. Since integrating with Texas A&M University in 2013, the law school has sustained a remarkable upward trajectory — dramatically increasing entering class credentials; improving U.S. News and World Report rankings; hiring more than 30 new faculty members; and adding more than 10 clinics and six global field study destinations. In the past several years the law school has greatly expanded its academic programs to serve the needs of non-lawyer professionals in a variety of complex and highly regulated industries such as cybersecurity, energy and natural resources, finance, and healthcare.

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About Texas A&M University

Texas A&M, established in 1876 as the first public university in Texas, is one of the nation’s largest universities with more than 66,000 students and more than 440,000 living alumni residing in over 150 countries around the world. A tier-one university, Texas A&M holds the rare triple land-, sea- and space-grant designation. Research conducted at Texas A&M represented annual expenditures of more than $905.4 million in fiscal year 2017. Texas A&M’s research creates new knowledge that provides basic, fundamental and applied contributions resulting, in many cases, in economic benefits to the state, nation and world.

About Research at Texas A&M University

As one of the world's leading research institutions, Texas A&M is at the forefront in making significant contributions to scholarship and discovery, including that of science and technology. Research conducted at Texas A&M represented annual expenditures of more than $905.4 million in fiscal year 2017. Texas A&M ranked in the top 20 of the National Science Foundation’s Higher Education Research and Development survey (2016), based on expenditures of more than $892.7 million in fiscal year 2016. Texas A&M’s research creates new knowledge that provides basic, fundamental and applied contributions resulting, in many cases, in economic benefits to the state, nation and world.

To learn more, visit http://research.tamu.edu.