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Nelle Bauer

Nelle Bauer balances being a chef and restaurateur with law school
February 27, 2017
Nelle Bauer (Class of 2018) is a chef and restauranteur and will continue that career with a law practice after law school.

Prof. Barbara Creel

Prof. LaVelle writes op-ed for ABQ Journal about Whistleblower Act
February 24, 2017
John P. LaVelle writes “Whistleblower Act changes a leap backward,” a guest column in the Albuquerque Journal that was published on Thursday, February 23.

Prof. Barbara Creel

Professor Gloria Valencia-Weber returns to Harvard as plenary panelist for "A Celebration of Latino Alumni"
February 24, 2017
Professor Emerita Gloria Valencia-Weber is returning to her alma mater, Harvard Law School, to participate as a panelist in the plenary session for "A Celebration of Latino Alumni."

Deian McBryde

Small student body. Big advantages. Real Perk: Non-traditional students bring career experiences to the classroom.
February 23, 2017
Deian McBryde (Class of 2018) is pursuing law school after a long career of helping people and managing teams.

Prof. Barbara Creel

Prof. Barbara Creel to present at 8th Annual Indian Law Conference in Spokane, WA
February 23, 2017
Professor Barbara Creel, Director of the Southwest Indian Law Clinic, will be a panelist at the Spokane County Bar Association's 8th Annual Indian Law conference on Friday, February 24, 2017.

Jim Ellis and group

Small Team. Big Brief. Real Perk: Advocating Before the Supreme Court.
February 10, 2017
For 30 years, University of New Mexico School of Law Distinguished Professor Jim Ellis has been leading teams of law students to advocate for the disability community in amicus briefs in cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Professor Sherri Burr

Close to 200 people attend reception for "Lawyers Without Rights" exhibit
February 8, 2017
Close to 200 people attended the launch of the highly acclaimed international exhibit, "Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany under the Third Reich" at the law school on Tuesday, February 7, 2017.

Kevin Washburn

The Ramah Case: A Moderated UNM Law School Conversation
February 7, 2017
The University of New Mexico School of Law will host a public, moderated conversation about Ramah Navajo Chapter v. Jewell, the $940 million landmark settlement involving hundreds of tribes, at 5:30 pm on Thursday, February 23, 2017 in the Forum at the Law School, located at 1117 Stanford NE.

Victoria Tauli-Corpuz

UNM School of Law hosts Regional Indigenous Consultation with UN Special Rapporteur
February 6, 2017
The United Nations Special Rapporteur, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, is currently visiting the United States attending a series of regional consultations to examine how indigenous peoples are experiencing energy development in their areas.