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SILC holds first-ever Circles of Peace Colloquium
May 31, 2016
Tribal judges, a state judge, prosecutors, practitioners and national visitors recently learned a new type of indigenous dispute resolution at the UNM Law School.

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Scott Woody appointed to national ABA Law Student Division position
May 26, 2016
Scott Woody ('17) was recently appointed the ABA Law Student Division Liaison to the Section of Taxation.

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Law School celebrates Class of 2016 Commencement
May 24, 2016
Keynote speaker New Mexico Supreme Court Justice Barbara Vigil provided wise counsel to the UNM Law School Class of 2016.

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Mitzi Vigil receives 2016 UNM Outstanding Staff Award
May 24, 2016
In what's likely the only class of its kind in the country, New Mexico Court of Appeals judges teach students how to think like a judge.

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Dateline New Mexico interviews Professor LaVelle about Supreme Court case
May 23, 2016
Last week, Professor John LaVelle explained the issues surrounding an important pending Supreme Court case and an amicus brief he co-authored in an interview with Tom Trowbridge of Dateline New Mexico.

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UNM Law Professors Creel and Ritchie to speak at NM State Bar Annual Meeting
May 23, 2016
Professor Barbara Creel, an expert in Indian Law, and Professor Alex Ritchie, an expert in oil and gas law, have been invited to speak at the 2016 New Mexico State Bar Annual Meeting at the Buffalo Thunder Resort in Santa Fe on Saturday, August 20.

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Recent grad Candelaria participates in political exchange program to Morocco and Tunisia
May 20, 2016
Just days after his commencement, Jacob Candelaria ('16), a state senator representing New Mexico's 26th district, is participating in a 12-day political exchange program to Morocco and Tunisia through the end of May.

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Wild Friends celebrates 25 years of 'Wild' civics education
May 20, 2016
Two women who broke the gender barrier in the legal field came for a historic visit to the UNM Law School on Monday, April 25.UNM Law School's Wild Friends Program celebrated twenty-five years of providing civics and wildlife education to students across New Mexico on May 19, 2016.

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Professor Zuni Cruz selected for Derrick Bell Legacy Award
May 17, 2016
UNM Law School Professor Christine Zuni Cruz has been selected as a recipient of the 2016 Derrick Bell Legacy Award.

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SILC students present Circles of Peace to tribal courts
May 16, 2016
Students in the law school's Southwest Indian Law Clinic (SILC) have made a number of presentations about the work they are doing in Clinic to tribal courts throughout New Mexico.

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