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KBH Energy Center Unveils Updated SSRN eLibrary

Did you know that the KBH Energy Center has an updated SSRN eLibrary? Here you’ll be able to read and download nearly 60 papers on energy, law, and business by the KBH Energy Center’s affiliated faculty.

Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research network in each of the social sciences.

Subscribe to receive the KBH Energy Center’s quarterly eJournal, which currently has 15,000 subscribers.

Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation’s Constituent Law School Student Attendance Program Supports Student Participation in RMMLF Institutes and Select Short Courses

The Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (RMMLF) Constituent Law School (CLS) Student Attendance Program supports the participation of deserving students in RMMLF institutes and select short courses. At present, RMMLF can make available up to $3,000 per calendar year for each of the Foundation’s 30 CLS for this program. Subject to space and funding availability, Foundation support under this program can include waved registration fees, course materials, and reimbursement of pre-approved expenses for transportation and accommodations.

Read more about the RMMLF CLS Student Attendance Program.

Visit the RMMLF website for information about upcoming institutes and select short courses.

Contact Mauricio Pajon, the Energy Center’s program coordinator, at mpajon@law.utexas.edu for additional information.

Thomas McGarity, “It’s David vs. Two Goliath’s in Texas Fracking Fight,” (Inside Climate News)

In an article about the recent historic vote to ban fracking in the college town of Denton – and industry’s lightening-fast response (barely 13 hours after the polls closed on Nov. 4, oil and gas lawyers were in court, suing the town), Inside Climate News quoted Professor Tom McGarity on other cities that might be thinking of enacting similar kinds of legislation. Professor McGarity observed that “If you try to do something like this you’re going to get sued, too.”