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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Texas A&M School of Law second-year students Taylor Garner and Isabelle Chapman bring home the American Bar Association (ABA) national championship in representation in mediation this month.
Despite challenges brought on by the pandemic, Texas A&M Law advocacy teams, under the guidance of Director of Advocacy Programs Jennifer Ellis, persevered. Kudos to the following teams:
Hofstra National Medical-Legal Trial Competition: Our team of 3Ls Jessica Gillespie, Alexia Nicoloulias and Cole Stenholm and 2L Victoria LeFleur were semi-finalists; and Jessica Gillespie received the award for Best Use of an Expert Witness in the Preliminary Rounds. The team was coach by Judge Elizabeth Berry.
National Mediator Competition: 2L Samantha Elliott placed 2nd and 2L Bryan Berens placed 4th. Both students won cash prizes. They were coached by Kay Elliott.