“Seinfeld Lawyer” offers advice to students

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Dec 17, 2020 12:09:32 PM

Texas A&M Law Professor Malinda Seymore wanted to introduce two of her online-only courses to students registered for the spring in a way that was both encouraging and entertaining.

“Students who have not experienced online learning can be a little wary, worrying that it will be dry and dull, simply a static recording of a classroom lecture,” Seymore said.

The two courses, Evidence and Criminal Procedure Trial Rights, cover the gamut from indictment to bail, plea-bargaining, trial procedure, punishment to post-conviction relief, as well as admissibility of evidence and practical skills for presenting a compelling, persuasive story to a jury.

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Topics: Malinda Seymore, Faculty Highlights, faculty and staff, Online Education

Professor Calboli Presents at WIPO and EU

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Dec 16, 2020 2:02:33 PM

On November 24, 2020, Texas A&M Law Professor Irene Calboli was one of the distinguished speakers to address the Information Session on Geographical Indications. The online session was part of the 43rd Session of the Standing Committee on Trademarks, Industrial Design, and Geographical Indications (SCT) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

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Topics: irene calboli, intellectual property, Faculty Highlights, global engagement

Nancy Welsh elected to the American Law Institute

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Dec 7, 2020 12:50:49 PM

Professor Nancy Welsh is Texas A&M University School of Law's newest member of the American Law Institute (ALI). ALI is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law, according to its website. Welsh is among the 36 members newly elected by her peers to the ALI in October.

Founded in 1923, the ALI is made up of judges, lawyers, and law professors "of the highest qualifications." The Institute drafts, discusses, revises, and publishes Restatements of the Law, Model Codes, and Principles of Law that are "enormously influential in the courts and legislatures, as well as in legal scholarship and education."

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Topics: Nancy Welsh, Faculty Highlights, faculty and staff

Peter Yu elected to the American Law Institute

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Jul 20, 2020 3:54:52 PM

Professor Peter Yu is Texas A&M University School of Law's newest member of the American Law Institute (ALI). ALI is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law, according to its website. Yu is among the 38 members newly elected by his peers to the ALI.

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Topics: Peter Yu, Faculty Highlights, faculty and staff

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