The Supreme Court of Texas to hear oral arguments at TAMU Law

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Oct 2, 2019 11:42:14 AM

Texas A&M University School of Law is proud to host the Supreme Court of Texas for oral arguments Thursday, October 10, 2019. Oral arguments begin promptly at 9 a.m. Everyone is asked to be seated no later than 8:45 a.m. 

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Wrongfully-convicted Amanda Knox and Anna Vasquez visit TAMU Law

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Oct 1, 2019 2:46:32 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law's Innocence Clinic welcomes Amanda Knox and Anna Vasquez Tuesday, October 8 at 12 noon. Both Knox and Vasquez were wrongfully convicted and exonerated after serving time behind bars and would like to share their stories with students, faculty, staff and community guests. Click here to RSVP.

Knox is an exoneree, journalist, public speaker and author of the New York Times best-selling memoir, Waiting to Be Heard (HarperCollins, April 2013). Between 2007 and 2015, she spent nearly four years in an Italian prison and eight years on trial for a murder she didn’t commit.

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TAMU Law observes Constitution Day

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Sep 18, 2019 2:45:44 PM

Convened by law professors Lynne Rambo, Meg Penrose and Brian Holland, 26 Texas A&M University School of Law students, staff and faculty including Dean Robert B. Ahdieh read the U.S. Constitution for more than one hour on September 17. The day marked the document's 232nd birthday. Texas A&M University and other federally-funded, education institutions are required every year to commemorate the U.S. Constitution on or around its signing date.

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TAMU Law graduate and clinic student attorney joins Cantey Hangar LLP

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Sep 12, 2019 10:46:51 AM

John D. Robinson, a 2019 graduate of Texas A&M University School of Law, has joined Cantey Hanger LLP as an associate in the Litigation Section.  He will handle health care and commercial litigation cases.

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Topics: Texas A&M University School of Law, Clinics, law clinic, tamu law, Experiential Education

From homeless to hopeful: A disabled veteran's claim is approved with student legal aid

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Sep 4, 2019 9:58:01 AM

Texas A&M University School of Law clinic client, Carlos Gonzalez, is a Gulf War disabled veteran who, in 2017, sought legal assistance from the law school regarding his driver's license. Supervising attorney and faculty member, Karon Rowden, and students resolved the issue for him with a hearing in a county court.

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First-year students experience life with a limited income

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Aug 27, 2019 3:31:25 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law first-year students participated in a poverty simulation during orientation last week. Conducted by the Texas Access to Justice Commission, the simulation's purpose, according to the Commission, was to give students a "small taste of what life is like on a limited income." Participants faced challenges that frequently plague families with limited resources, and they were asked to note thoughts and emotions for a discussion following the simulation.

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TAMU Law welcomes Lisa Goodman as library director and faculty member

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Aug 12, 2019 2:33:34 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law welcomes Lisa Goodman as executive professor and director of the Dee J. Kelly Law Library. She joined the law school in early August.

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Alumnus joins Cantey Hanger LLP as partner

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Jun 14, 2019 10:03:03 AM

Taylor Anderson joined Cantey Hanger LLP as a partner in the Dallas office. He will practice within the firm’s Litigation Section and has an active trial practice in the areas of commercial, real estate and title insurance.

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Tamu Law alumnus is awarded a merit scholarship

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Jun 11, 2019 4:53:12 PM
Texas A&M University School of Law alumnus, Aaron Mitchell, was awarded the Dean's Graduate Award Scholarship to attend New York University's Graduate Tax Program. Mitchell received his bachelor's degree in economics from Texas A&M University in 2016 and completed his J.D. this May.
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TAMU Law places in top 10

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on May 29, 2019 6:10:45 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law has placed in the top 10 in the American Bar Association's 2018-19 “ABA Competitions Championship.”

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Topics: Texas A&M University School of Law, tamu law, dispute resolution, Advocacy, ADR

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About Texas A&M School of Law

Texas A&M School of Law is an American Bar Association-accredited institution located in downtown Fort Worth. In 2013, Texas A&M acquired Texas Wesleyan University School of Law. Since integrating with Texas A&M seven years ago, the law school has sustained a remarkable upward trajectory by dramatically increasing entering class credentials, adding 11 clinics and six global field study destinations, increasing the depth and breadth of its career services, student services, academic support and admissions functions and hiring 28 new faculty members.

For more information, visit law.tamu.edu.

About Texas A&M University

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.

About Research at Texas A&M University: 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. To learn more, visit http://research.tamu.edu.