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Professor Jim Ellis

Amicus Brief by Professor Jim Ellis and team facilitates Florida reversal on death penalty case
September 22, 2016
Distinguished Professor Jim Ellis has consistently worked to keep inmates with intellectual disability off death row.

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UNM Law School celebrates Constitution Day 2016
September 20, 2016
Three United States Supreme Court cases this year consider the federal and state jurisdictional boundary in energy regulation.

Professor Josh Kastenberg

Prof. Josh Kastenberg quoted in Washington Post
September 19, 2016
Prior to joining the UNM Law School faculty this September, Professor Joshua Kastenberg had a 20-year career as a lawyer and judge in the U.S. Air Force.

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Prof. Cliff Villa describes Gold King Mine's superfund designation on KOB-TV
September 15, 2016
Professor Cliff Villa is the expert the media seek out to explain the consequences of the Animas River spill.

Megan Horning

Learning from the Experts
September 14, 2016
How do expert Indian law advocates develop litigation strategy?

Professor Kevin Washburn

Professor Kevin Washburn quoted in article on conflicting views of death penalty in Navajo Nation
September 14, 2016
Professor Barbara Creel of the UNM Southwest Indian Law Clinic, together with the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Native American Justice Committee, filed an amicus brief supporting the defendant, Fortino Alvarez, in a federal habeas corpus appeal the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

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UNM Law alumni and students work to secure release of Guantanamo detainee
September 13, 2016
Three United States Supreme Court cases this year consider the federal and state jurisdictional boundary in energy regulation.

Professor Barbara Creel

Recent decision by U.S. Court of Appeals acknowledges amicus brief filed by for Professor Creel with the help of UNM law students
September 13, 2016
Professor Barbara Creel of the UNM Southwest Indian Law Clinic, together with the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Native American Justice Committee, filed an amicus brief supporting the defendant, Fortino Alvarez, in a federal habeas corpus appeal the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

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Professor Jennifer Moore to speak on "Women's Work: Reconciliation, Livelihood and Accountability after Armed Conflict in Africa"
September 12, 2016
The UNM Feminist Research Institute has asked Professor Jennifer Moore to share sharing insights and challenges from her current research on transitional justice at the local level in Africa.

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Over 300 attend the John Field Simms, Sr. Memorial Lectureship in Law on The Legal Labyrinth of Brexit
September 12, 2016
Legal historian and European Union scholar Professor Aguilera-Barchet, of the King Juan Carlos University of Madrid, discussed the political, legal and economic consequences of Brexit at the UNM School of Law on September 7, 2016.

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