Texas A&M University School of Law faculty members are asked to speak internationally about topics they know will impact the global community.
Gabriel Eckstein, professor of law at Texas A&M University School of Law and director of the Natural Resources Systems Program, has been elected president of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA).
The Association is an international, professional organization focused on improving and expanding the understanding of water issues through education, research and information exchange among countries and across disciplines.
“This is really a wonderful honor,” said Eckstein. “IWRA is one of the most respected, water-focused organizations globally, and I look forward to building on the association’s excellent policy work, which seeks to ensure sustainable water resources for people and the environment.”
Texas A&M Energy Institute members met with Texas A&M University School of Law's Program in Natural Resources Systems Director Gabriel Eckstein, TAMU Law Dean Bobby Ahdieh and other faculty members this week. The group discussed collaboration opportunities.
Texas A&M University School of Law understands the impact of climate change on the present and the future, housing a Natural Resources Systems (NRS) program for curriculum concentration. During a panel discussion, hosted by the law school, the NRS program, the Federalist Society and the Energy Law Society, Former U.S. Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton and Gabriel Eckstein, Texas A&M law professor and director of the NRS program, discussed litigation and if it is the route needed to change policy vs. lobbying executive and/or legislative branches of government.
Natural resources are an integral and undeniable component of modern societies globally. These resources are critical for energy, agriculture, manufacturing and economic development in general. Acknowledging the centrality and complexity of natural resources systems, the Natural Resources Systems (NRS) Program at Texas A&M School of Law endeavors to train and offer real-world experience to students on law and policy issues related to exploitation, management and conservation, and advance research on natural resources that connects with other disciplines and with communities worldwide.
Texas A&M University School of Law's Natural Resources Systems, the Federalist Society and the Energy Law Society presents "Climate Change Litigation: Current Trend and Future Outlook with Gale Norton" Thursday, November 8 at 12 noon at Texas A&M School of Law.
Texas A&M University School of Law alumnus Brett Miller (class of 2016) fondly recalls his time in law school, especially those classes and learning opportunities with Natural Resources Systems Professors Gabriel Eckstein and Harry Sullivan. Miller, who now uses his legal education as a part of the investment team at Water Asset Management (WAM) in Fort Worth, emphasizes that the diversity of natural resources classes at Texas A&M Law have served him well in his career.