TAMU Law alumna receives a prestigious fellowship

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on May 16, 2019, 1:01:16 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law former student, Najmu Mohseen J.D. '19, is a recipient of the 2019 Equal Justice Works Fellowship, one of the most prestigious and competitive post-graduate legal fellowships in the country.

Each year, Equal Justice Works selects a class of passionate public service leaders who have Mohseen-Najmudesigned two-year projects in partnership with legal services organizations that help build sustainable solutions in the communities where they serve. The projects are funded by the generous support of law firms, corporations, foundations, and individuals. This year, 76 new lawyers were selected from over 450 applications, with Najmu being one of them!

Najmu will be hosted by Constitutional Law Center for Muslims in America, where she will uphold the First Amendment rights of incarcerated Muslims to practice their faith by creating know-your-rights materials for detention centers, prisons. She is sponsored by Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.

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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, the law school acquired Texas Wesleyan University School of Law. Since integrating with Texas A&M five years ago, the law school has sustained a remarkable upward trajectory by dramatically increasing entering class credentials, adding nine 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 twenty-six new faculty members.

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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.