Dean Ahdieh accepts a board position with Downtown Fort Worth, Inc.

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Mar 14, 2019 12:14:05 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law dean, Robert "Bobby" Ahdieh, joins the Board of Directors of Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. 

Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. (DFWI) was established in 1981 to plan, advocate and manage public space projects in the downtown area. It is a 501(c)(6) non-profit membership organization, focused on making downtown Fort Worth a "premiere destination for work, leisure, living and shopping."

"Given the School of Law's strong commitment to Fort Worth and its downtown, I could not be more pleased to join in DFWI's important work."

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Topics: Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University School of Law, Robert Ahdieh

TAMU Law professor participates in Trump-inspired discussion

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Mar 8, 2019 4:28:24 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law Professor Michael Z. Green participated, via video conference, in a public discussion at Brandeis University about the Harvard Law School Negotiation Journal special issue devoted to negotiation topics related to President Trump. Professor Green’s article "Negotiating Race in the Workplace After Trump" was published in volume 39, issue 1 of the Negotiation Journal. More than 30 invited experts contributed to the special issue that has received media attention on Huffington Post and Indisputably Blog.

 

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Topics: Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University School of Law, Michael Z. Green

TAMU Law professor appointed to another term on a U.S. state department committee

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Mar 8, 2019 2:16:16 PM

Texas A&M University Law Professor William Henning has been a member of the U.S. State Department’s Advisory Committee on Private International Law (ACPIL) since 2008, and he was recently appointed to another term on the committee. ACPIL’s purpose is to serve the State Department “with respect to significant issues of private international law arising or likely to arise in the work of international organizations of which the United States is a Member State, or in international bodies in whose work the United States has an interest, or in the foreign relations of the United States.” Over the years, Professor Henning has participated in numerous discussions that have helped the State Department set its agenda in the area of private international law.

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Topics: Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University School of Law, tamu law, William Henning

Former Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. visits TAMU Law

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Feb 26, 2019 12:56:03 PM

Former Ambassador of Mexico to the United States, Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández, will serve as the keynote speaker at NAFTA 2.0: The Puzzle of North America as a Region, hosted by Texas A&M University School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas, February 28 – March 1. Ambassador Gutierrez Fernandez will join 24 other thought-leaders and experts from a range of disciplines representing three countries.

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Topics: Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University School of Law, Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández

Acclaimed global water experts share at TAMU Law's annual lecture series

Posted by Tyra Kelly on Feb 22, 2019 4:03:56 PM
Texas A&M University will host the 6th Annual Water Lecture Speaker Series March 25-27. The first lecture will be held at the law school in Fort Worth. While the second lecture will take place in College Station, TX. The lecture series features the esteemed Ambassador (Ret) Ram Aviram and Dr. Francesco Sindico. The series will focus on cross-border water disputes and options for resolutions; and, it is open to the public.
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Topics: Texas A&M University, Aggies, Texas A&M, Texas A&M University School of Law, School of Law, Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, Law Professor, Aggie, Gabriel Eckstein

"Health Law & Policy" Focus in February

Posted by Tyra Kelly on Feb 18, 2019 2:48:25 PM

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. 

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Topics: Texas A&M University, Aggies, Texas A&M, Texas A&M University School of Law, School of Law, Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, Law Professor, Aggie, Lisa Rich

TAMU Law professor and other experts discuss lawyering in the age of artificial intelligence

Posted by Tyra Kelly on Feb 8, 2019 12:31:40 PM

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. 

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Topics: Texas A&M University, Aggies, Texas A&M, Texas A&M University School of Law, School of Law, Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, Law Professor, Aggie, Susan Fortney

Texas A&M Law Professor Saurabh Vishnubhakat speak about Patent Law

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Jan 25, 2019 1:21:00 PM

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. 

Click here to listen to the podcast interview.

Vishnubhakat is an expert in intellectual property, patent law, civil procedure, administrative law and and economics. 

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Topics: Texas A&M University, Aggies, Texas A&M, Texas A&M University School of Law, School of Law, Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, Law Professor, Aggie, SAURABH VISHNUBHAKAT

TAMU Law professor accepted to Harvard's Copyright X program

Posted by Tyra Kelly on Jan 24, 2019 1:56:57 PM
  Aaron Retteen, assistant professor and d igital services and repository librarian, is accepted into  the  HarvardX  distance-learning initiative and the  Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society CopyrightX program
 
This 12-week program is limited to selected applicants with coursework that is global in scope. Retteen says that he is excited about this opportunity.
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Topics: Texas A&M University, Aggies, Texas A&M, Texas A&M University School of Law, School of Law, Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, Law Professor, Aggie, Aaron Retteen

TAMU Law professor is the only U.S. academic invited to present at symposium

Posted by Tyra Kelly on Jan 16, 2019 3:58:24 PM

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. 

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Topics: Texas A&M University, Aggies, Texas A&M, Texas A&M University School of Law, School of Law, Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, Law Professor, Aggie

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