Martina Cartwright
Associate Clinical Professor of Law

Martina CartrightPhone: (713) 313-1019
Email: martina.cartwright@tmslaw.tsu.edu
Joined the faculty in 2011.

Education:
J.D., Washington College of Law, American University, Washington, D.C., 1993
B.A., History, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, 1990
A.A., History, Miami-Dade College, Miami, FL, 1988

Courses Taught

Civil Trial Practice
Civil Law Clinic
Judicial Externship
Trial Simulation
Professional Responsibility

Biographical Information

  • Associate Clinical Professor, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2017-Present)
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2011-2017)
  • Clinical Instructor, Managing Attorney, Wills, Probate & Guardianship Clinic, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2008-2011)
  • Managing Attorney/Interim Director, Environmental Law & Justice Clinic, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2002-2008)
  • Staff Attorney/Clinical Instructor, Caribbean Law Clinic, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2001-2003)
  • Staff Attorney/Clinical Instructor, Environmental Law & Justice Clinic, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (1995-2001)

Publications

  • Martina E. Cartwright, The Silver Tsunami: Aging Prisoners, Early Release, Guardianship and Prisoner Advocate Initiatives for Long Term Care Beyond the Prison Walls, 1 Touro Journal of Law & Aging 54 (2015)
  • Martina E. Cartwright and Thelma Harmon, Fifty Plus Years and Counting: A History of Experiential Learning and Clinical Opportunities at Thurgood Marshall School of Law,  39 Thurgood Marshall Law Review 187 (2014)
  • Martina E. Cartwright, Superfund: It’s No Longer Super and It Isn’t Much of a Fund, 18 Tulane Environmental Law Journal 299 (2005)
  • Hankins, G. and Cartwright, M., The Pleasantville Fires. Danger in the Air: Toxic air in the Houston/Galveston Corridor, November, 1996.
  • Cartwright, M., Pursuing Environmental Justice: Can Brownfields Redevelopment Co-Exist with Environmental Justice?, Program Materials for Key Environmental Issues in U.S. EPA Region V, June 24, 1999.

Affiliations

  • Member, Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA)
  • Member, REPTL Section, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, LGBT Law Section, State Bar of Texas
  • Board Member, Gulf Restoration Network (GRN)
 

 

 

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