Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price outlined her victories, priorities and plans for the future today at her annual State of the City address, hosted by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce. According to Price, Fort Worth's "grit and renegade spirit" have propelled it to the 15th largest city in the country. In her eighth address as mayor, Price informed the crowd of nearly 1300 guests interview-style with moderator Jason Whitely, senior reporter and host of WFAA's Inside Texas Politics. From 1849 outpost to thriving metropolis, Fort Worth is a part of the FWD Metroplex versus the DFW Metroplex, according to Mayor Price. Texas A&M University School of Law is proud to welcome Mayor Price March 20 as a speaker for a public policy program. The following are address highlights:
Texas A&M School of Law's Residency Externship Program in Public Policy is launching a "Policy & The Law" speaker series this month in Fort Worth.
Susan Fortney, Texas A&M University School of Law professor and director of the Program for the Advancement of Legal Ethics, is a panelist at the University of Oklahoma's Law Review, entitled Lawyering in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. Fortney's panel is "Self-Policing: AI and the Regulation of Lawyers."
Fortney is a leading expert in legal ethics and malpractice, lawyer regulation, law firm ethics and culture, attorneys’ professional liability insurance and health care and bioethics mediation.
The CAP·impact Podcast interviewed Texas A&M University School of Law Professor Saurabh Vishnubhakat about his involvement with the refinement of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) patent review process within the U.S. Patent Office.
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Vishnubhakat is an expert in intellectual property, patent law, civil procedure, administrative law and and economics.
Texas A&M University School of Law professor, William Byrnes, is the only United States academic scholar selected by the scientific committee of International Congress to present at the “International Tax Cooperation” Congress 2019: Digital Economy, Transfer Pricing and Litigation in Tax Matters held this week in Barcelona, Spain. Byrnes will present to tax administrators and academics from over 50 countries.
Professor Peter K. Yu of Texas A&M University School of Law delivered a plenary address at the 9th Asia-Pacific Innovation Conference (APIC) at the Delhi School of Economics in New Delhi, India. Launched at the University of Melbourne and rotating around the Asia-Pacific region, this annual event is one of the premier conferences on innovation in the region. This event was organized by Professor Sunil Kanwar of the Delhi School of Economics.
Current Texas A&M University School of Law students enrolled in the Immigrant Rights Clinic won an appeal to reopen the case of a client from Somalia who fears being tortured there by Al-Shabaab and the government as a Christianity convert. The case was reopened based on the condition changes in Somalia.
TAMU Law students, Miranda Leach, Ruth Correa and Caitlin Revanna, were enrolled in the clinic's courses last spring and prepared the motion to reopen the case. This fall, Clarissa Dauphin, Denise Rosales and Wesley Salazar prepared a habeas petition and complaint for the same client.