Texas A&M University School of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Huyen Pham and her co-principal investigator, Van Pham of Baylor University, have received a $35,000 grant from the Russell Sage Foundation to fund their research project, “The Spillover Effects of 287(g) Agreements on State Trooper Policing.”
Texas A&M University School of Law former student, Najmu Mohseen J.D. '19, is a recipient of the 2019 Equal Justice Works Fellowship, one of the most prestigious and competitive post-graduate legal fellowships in the country.
Anna Summersett, partner of the law firm Varghese Summersett, was recognized Thursday night for being a finalist in Fort Worth Inc.’s Entrepreneur of Excellence Awards.
According to Texas A&M Today, the university will award a record 10,767 degrees during commencement ceremonies in May. The Aggie network will expand to 500,000 former students.
Both Texas A&M University School of Law moot teams competing in the American Bar Association (ABA) national finals this month, finished as national semifinalists--a part of the top four in the nation.
It has become apparent in recent years that emerged and emerging technological developments, including developments in distributed ledger technology (e.g., blockchain), have created the potential for commercial transactions that are not adequately addressed by the current Official Text of the UCC. In addition, a market need has developed for negotiable electronic promissory notes under Article 3 of the UCC, which as of now requires that negotiable instruments be set out in a physical writing. The Joint Study Committee will examine these and possibly other issues and recommend whether amendments to the UCC should be drafted.
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Texas A&M University School of Law is delighted to announce that Instructional Associate Professor of Law John Murphy has been selected to receive a Texas A&M University Distinguished Achievement Award in the category of teaching.
Texas A&M University President Michael K. Young says that this award is “among the most prestigious awards that can be presented to faculty or staff at Texas A&M University. The selection is rigorous, and the recipients are chosen by a campus-wide committee composed of faculty, students, former students, and staff.” The award is funded by the Association of Former Students.
Students participating in the the Texas A&M University School of Law Immigrant Rights Clinic won protection under the Convention Against Torture for a client from Somalia last week. The court found a greater than 50 percent chance of future torture with government acquiescence. This is an extremely difficult type of case to win, according to TAMU Law Professor and Director of the Immigrants Rights Clinic Fatma Marouf. Nationwide, only 1.8 percent of applications under the Convention Against Torture were granted in 2017.