The Law School’s Center for Global Energy, International Arbitration, and Environmental Law has rolled out a cutting-edge legal blog with an inaugural post on hydraulic fracturing from Professor David Spence. UT Law Grid will contribute to vital academic and policy debates in the Energy Center’s core subject areas with regular updates from University of Texas professors, prominent practitioners, lawmakers, and policy experts. In particular, as the Texas Legislature begins its 83rd session in January 2013, the Center will use the blog to participate in relevant policy discussions around water and energy issues.
On Monday, October 3, 2011, Kenneth R. Feinberg will discuss his work in a presentation entitled, “Unconventional Responses to Unique Catastrophes: Tailoring the Law to Meet the Challenges.” The event, free and open to the public, will be held in the Joe C. Thompson Conference Center Auditorium (TCC 1.110) at 6:00 p.m. Feinberg [...]
The University of Texas School of Law’s Center for Global Energy, International Arbitration, and Environmental Law is a major sponsor of the inaugural University of Texas Energy Forum, a student-initiated conference on February 3–4, 2011, that brings together a cross-section of the University of Texas’s faculty, students, and staff with industry, government, and NGO partners to explore today’s most pressing energy challenges.
An international group of scholars, jurists, and practitioners will gather in Houston for the fourth annual International Arbitration Symposium, “Arbitration and National Courts: Conflict and Cooperation,” May 13–14, 2010.