Texas A&M Legal Clinics Announce New Legal Grant To Aid Youth Transitioning Out of Foster Care

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Jan 24, 2024 1:02:37 PM

The Texas A&M Legal Clinics were awarded a grant by the Texas Access to Justice Foundation (TAJF) to provide legal information and services to both youth and young adults who are aging out or have aged out of foster care.

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Topics: Clinics, Advocacy

Texas A&M School of Law Co-Organizes the Sixth IPIRA Conference in Vietnam

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Jan 22, 2024 12:21:00 PM

Texas A&M Law, under the coordination of professor Irene Calboli, co-hosted the Sixth IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia Conference (IPIRA) on January 18-19 in Hanoi, Vietnam. 

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Topics: irene calboli, intellectual property, global engagement

Professor Calboli Elected to the European Law Institute

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Jan 18, 2024 12:36:00 PM

Professor Irene Calboli was elected to the European Law Institute (ELI) in December. ELI is anindependent organization headquartered in Vienna that focuses on European legal development in a global context. Founded in 2011, the institute was inspired by the American Law Institute (ALI), of which Professor Calboli has been a member of since 2015.

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Topics: Faculty Highlights, IP

Dean Ahdieh Ranked 5th on National Jurist’s ‘20 Most Influential People in Legal Education’ List

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Jan 11, 2024 12:45:00 PM

The National Jurist has released its list ofthe 20 Most Influential People in Legal Education, and Texas A&M School of Law Dean Robert B. Ahdieh took the fifth-place spot. The list features national figures in legal practice and education,whoare advancing positive changein the field. The list is cultivated and narrowed down through a nomination process and voting by law school deans nationwide. 

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Topics: Texas A&M University School of Law, Bobby Ahdieh, Texas A&M Law

Two Texas A&M Clinics File Lawsuits Against ICE for Unlawful Treatment of Detainees

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Jan 11, 2024 12:21:41 PM

Texas A&M School of Law’s Civil Rights Clinic and Immigrant Rights Clinic recently filed three federal lawsuits, featured in a Washington Post article, seeking to hold the government accountable for abuses conducted in immigration detention and removal. This abuse included unlawful and excessive use of force and restraints, punitive solitary confinement, forced fingerprinting, inappropriate use of pepper spray, and medical neglect.

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Topics: Clinics, Advocacy

$1.5 million grant could be a game-changer in reducing health disparities nationwide

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Jan 11, 2024 9:29:17 AM

An innovative, multidisciplinary approach by Texas A&M University researchers to better support and empower vulnerable communities along the Gulf of Mexico has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the National Academy of Sciences.

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Topics: Advocacy, health law

Texas A&M Law Members to Present at Houston-Area Family Violence Event

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Dec 21, 2023 10:02:34 AM

Texas A&M Law will support the Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) and Houston Area Women's Center (HAWC) for their upcoming2024Family Violence Fundraiser. The event directly supports bothnonprofits and their missions to create safer communities and freedom from family violence.  

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Topics: Clinics, Advocacy

Texas A&M establishes multidisciplinary Institute for Healthcare Access

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Dec 20, 2023 9:43:24 AM

The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents has approved the establishment of the Texas A&M University Institute for Healthcare Access, a collaboration between Texas A&M Health Science Center (Texas A&M Health)Texas A&M University School of Medicine and Texas A&M University School of Law. 

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Topics: Advocacy, health law

Professor Casado Pérez Presents at 2023 Climate Action Conference

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Dec 18, 2023 11:06:00 AM

Professor Vanessa Casado Pérez presented at the 2023 Institutions & Effective Climate Action Conference in December. The 2023 conference, which was co-sponsored by the Texas A&M Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Systems Law Program and Queen’s University Faculty of Law, featuredscholars exploring the dynamics of institutions shaping climate action and policy. 

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Topics: Faculty Highlights, Vanessa Casado Pérez, EENRS, events

Texas A&M Law Students Compete, Place in Legal Competitions

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Nov 16, 2023 8:32:57 AM

Several Texas A&M Law students competed in multiple national mock trial and moot court competitions throughout November. They made their presence felt, with some groups placing and moving on to their next rounds.

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Topics: students

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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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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.

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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.

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