Incoming Professor to Bridge Health Law Program

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Aug 25, 2022 1:08:45 PM

Texas A&M School of Law welcomes a health law, policy, and ethics scholar to its faculty. William Sage, MD, JD, will join the faculty serving in a multi-faceted role that will include appointments at the law school, School of Medicine, Health Science Center, and the Bush School of Government & Public Service.

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Law School Course to Receive E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Jul 19, 2022 3:07:54 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law has been awarded the E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award from the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Professionalism for its 1L course, Professional Identity. The award recognizes the nation’s exemplary, innovative, and ongoing professionalism programs established by law schools, bar associations, courts, and other not-for-profit legal organizations that help ensure the maintenance of the highest principles of integrity and dedication to the legal profession and the public. 

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Texas A&M Law Co-Sponsors Afghan Woman Judge as Visiting Research Scholar

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Jun 16, 2022 10:13:38 AM

A woman judge from Afghanistan who fled Taliban rule last year arrived in Dallas-Fort Worth June 3 to serve a one-year visiting research scholar jointly at Texas A&M University School of Law and South Texas College of Law Houston.

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PROFESSOR CALBOLI PRESENTS AT WIPO COPYRIGHT COMMITTEE

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Jun 7, 2022 1:28:03 PM

In May 2022, Texas A&M Law Professor Irene Calboli was invited as an Expert to the 42nd Session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

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Topics: Law Professor, intellectual property, Faculty Highlights, WIPO

Texas Bar Foundation awards $15,000 grant for Legal Wellness Justice Project

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on May 19, 2022 8:13:56 AM

The Texas Bar Foundation awarded the Texas A&M University School of Law a $15,000 grant to support the law school’s Legal Wellness Justice Project. The project will work with law students in low-income areas of Texas hurt hardest by the pandemic to proactively screen individuals for legal needs and then provide referrals to a range of free legal resources designed to fill those needs.  

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Professor Eckstein Represents Bolivia at the International Court of Justice

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Apr 4, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Professor Gabriel Eckstein, director of the Texas A&M Energy, Environmental, and Natural Resource Systems Law Program (EENRSLP) and an expert in international and transboundary water law, recently represented Bolivia at the International Court of Justice public hearings in The Hague, Netherlands.

Eckstein presented to the court in two separate sessions as well as assisting the Bolivian lead counsel during cross-examination.

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Topics: Law Professor, global engagement, EENRS, water law, faculty

Law School Prof. Co-Hosts IPIRA Conference With Global Attendance

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Feb 15, 2022 11:15:00 AM

The fourth annual IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia (IPIRA) Conference was held on February 9-12 and featured 300 scholars from across the world. The virtual conference was co-hosted by law professor Irene Calboli.

Founded by Texas A&M Law professor Calboli in 2018, the IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia (IPIRA) Network co-organized the Fourth IPIRA Conference with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Academy, the World Trade Organization (WTO), and the following academic institutions: International Islamic University Malaysia, Universitas Indonesia; Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Texas A&M University and the University of Geneva. As in previous years, the Conference was additionally supported by a group of distinguished academic institutions in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the Americas. Interested readers can find the full program of the Conference here and the abstracts here

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Books by two Profs are Among the Best for 2021

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Feb 11, 2022 6:00:00 AM

Texas A&M Law Professors Irene Calboli and Srividya Ragavan were once again recognized as distinguished Intellectual Property (IP) scholars by colleagues across the world.

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Texas A&M Law Launches Environmental & Natural Resources Systems Clinic

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Nov 24, 2021 10:44:50 AM

The new Environmental & Natural Resources Systems Clinic at Texas A&M Law places it among the relatively few law schools across the country with such a program. The clinic will build on the work of the school’s Energy, Environmental, And Natural Resource Systems Law Program (currently ranked 34 nationally). 

There are two primary and interrelated objectives for the clinic: addressing critical environmental and natural resource issues, while helping to equip Aggie law students with hands-on, practical experience to lead change in these areas.

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Topics: Law Professor, Clinics, Gabriel Eckstein, Natural Resources Systems, students, faculty

Professor Peter Yu Listed Sixth Most-Cited Younger Legal Scholar

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Nov 9, 2021 11:33:46 AM

The recently published article The Most-Cited Legal Scholars Revisited from the University of Chicago Law Review lists Texas A&M Law Professor Peter K. Yu sixth among the most-cited legal scholars born after 1970 across all fields.

The study was conducted by Fred Shapiro, Associate Library Director at Yale Law School and the editor of the Oxford Dictionary of American Legal Quotations.

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Topics: Law Professor, Peter Yu, intellectual property, CLIP, faculty

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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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