John J. Sampson

  • William Benjamin Wynne Professor

Activities

  • Presentation

    July 15, 2015

    XXXIVth International Congress on Law and Mental Health, Vienna, Austria

    The Texas Approach to Mitigation of Family Conflict: Child Custody and Visitation by Statutory Prescription

  • Presentation

    July 13, 2007

    University of Texas CLE

    On July 13th, the University of Texas CLE presented Sampson & Tindall's 9th Biennial Family Law Legislative Update in Austin, TX.

  • Presentation

    July 12, 2007

    University of Texas CLE

    On July 12th, the University of Texas CLE presented Sampson & Tindall's 9th Biennial Family Law Legislative Update in Dallas, TX.

  • Presentation

    June 27, 2007

    University of Texas CLE

    On June 27th, the University of Texas CLE presented Sampson & Tindall's 9th Biennial Family Law Legislative Update in Galveston, TX.

  • Presentation

    May 3, 2007

    Conference of Community Property States

    On May 3rd through the 4th, 2007, Professor Sampson presented the Texas approach to spousal maintenance, a.k.a., alimony, to the Conference of Community Property States in Las Vegas, NV.

  • Negotiator

    April 26, 2007 – April 28, 2007

    ABA Family Law Section Spring Conference

    The ABA Family Law Section Spring Conference was held in Monterrey, CA on April 26-27, 2007. As reporter for the Uniform Parentage Act, Professor Sampson participated in negotiations between representatives of the Uniform Law Commission and the drafters of the Model Act on Assisted Reproductive Technologies. The result was statutory language satisfactory to both sides. On April 28, he participated in a day-long mediation session attempting to resolve differences between two ABA sections regarding to a pending uniform act. The mediation did not succeed, and the uniform act remains pending.

  • Testimony

    2007

    Texas House and Senate

    In Spring 2007, during the 80th Legislative Session, Professor John Sampson testified "on" to the appropriate committees in the Texas House and Senate about pending bills relating to the Texas Family Code. At the request of several legislators, he drafted suggested amendments to clarify or assist the legislative author with the statutory text.

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