Prof. Thomas Mitchell talks rural policy under the new administration

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Feb 5, 2021 11:41:11 AM

The Rural Cause at Kenyon College, a student-led initiative aimed at strengthening ties between the college and the rural communities that surround its campus, will convene a panel of nationally-recognized experts, including Texas A&M School of Law's Thomas Mitchell, February 18 to discuss the future of rural policy under President Biden. Rural America has faced mounting crises in recent years, and the election of Joe Biden offers the opportunity to pursue new policies to champion and uplift the 60 million Americans who live there.

Panelists, listed below, include experts on equity in agriculture, economic development, healthcare, broadband access, and tribal relations:

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Texas A&M Law Professor Named MacArthur Fellow

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Oct 6, 2020 2:55:34 PM
Thomas W. Mitchell has been named a 2020 Fellow of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The "genius" grant will help Mitchell further his mission to help disadvantaged families and communities maintain ownership of their property and real estate wealth.

Texas A&M School of Law professor Thomas W. Mitchell has been named a 2020 fellow of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for his work in reforming laws and developing policy solutions that help disadvantaged families deprived of their land, homes and real estate wealth.

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Penn Law honors Professors Lisa Alexander and Thomas Mitchell

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Feb 13, 2020 12:27:07 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law's Lisa Alexander and Thomas Mitchell, professors of law, will be presented the Dr. Sadie Alexander Leadership Award for their outstanding work in the study of property law, affordable housing and legislative reform.

Dr. Sadie T.M. Alexander was the first Black woman to graduate from Penn Law, and the law school's Black Law Student Association (BLSA) hosts a conference to celebrate her life and legacy. The conference is a forum for discussions surrounding legal issues pertinent to the Black community and committing to "progressive legal advocacy."

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TAMU Law Faculty In Demand

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Mar 22, 2019 5:03:57 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law faculty members are asked to speak internationally about topics they know will impact the global community. 

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TAMU LAW professor crafts legislation written into law

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Dec 20, 2018 12:16:02 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law Professor Thomas Mitchell helps craft legislation signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott regarding heirs' property law. The legislation will provide "enhanced" property protections to low- and middle-income families.

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Law Professor's research continues to create clarity on property rights

Posted by Tyra Kelly on Nov 2, 2018 1:36:45 PM

Comments from leading expert on heirs' property, Thomas Mitchell, a professor at Texas A&M University School of law, were featured in a national magazine article titled, The Farm Bill Includes a Rare Provision that Could Help Black Farmers.  The article shares insight on the federal government's willingness to address heirs' property issues.  Read more.

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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, improving U.S. News and World Report rankings, hiring 30 new faculty members, adding 10 clinics and six global field study destinations and expanding the depth and breadth of its career services, student services, academic support and admissions functions.

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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.

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.