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NMLR Spring 2015 Special Issue on “Breaking Bad”

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NMLR has published a special issue on “Breaking Bad.”

The articles analyze contemporary legal issues related to the storyline of “Breaking Bad,” including criminal procedure, a hypothetical arrest of Walter White, attorney-client communications, police practices, the war on drugs, and morality and the law, among other critical topics.

The articles are featured in the Current Issue.

Read the press release here.

About the Journal

The New Mexico Law Review is solely a student-edited, general legal journal published two times a year. The New Mexico Law Review members are law students at the University of New Mexico School of Law, and are dedicated to legal scholarship and are meticulous in their approach to legal writing.

Contributing authors from across the country include law professors, attorneys, judges, and our own Law Review second-year law students. The Editorial Board selects the articles for publication, then works with each author to finalize their article to meet the rigorous standards the New Mexico Law Review sets for itself and its authors. Articles are selected based on the quality of content, research, and writing. The Board is comprised of third-year law students, who are solely responsible for all organizational and editorial decisions.

New Mexico Law Review is a member of the National Conference of Law Reviews, Inc.

Mission Statement

When it began publication in 1971, the mission of the New Mexico Law Review, as the only general legal journal in the state, was to serve as a crucible for scholarly discussion of legal issues unique to New Mexico. Over the past four decades, the New Mexico Law Review has fulfilled that mission by serving as the major outlet for professional and student scholarship on important developments in New Mexico law. With the globalization of the law in recent years, the New Mexico Law Review has broadened its coverage to include scholarship of national and international significance. Today, the New Mexico Law Review contributes a voice to the national dialogue on developments in various fields of the law, while still maintaining its mission to serve as the primary source for legal scholarship on legal issues affecting the great state of New Mexico.

Article Submission

The New Mexico Law Review welcomes articles on all areas of law and law-related topics, particularly those of interest to practitioners in New Mexico and the region. Articles are accepted throughout the calendar year. To learn more visit Article Submissions.

Student Membership

The New Mexico Law Review offers memberships to students who are entering their second year of law school and are in good academic standing (G.P.A. of 2.0 or higher). All student members of the New Mexico Law Review have shown themselves more than qualified for membership by participating and excelling in a writing competition held once per year at the end of the spring semester (May - June). To learn more visit Prospective Members.

Note: The views expressed in the articles published by the New Mexico Law Review are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Editorial Board, the Law Faculty or Regents of the University of New Mexico. The New Mexico Law Review does not provide legal advice or research services. For assistance with specific legal problems, consult a licensed attorney in your jurisdiction. For research questions or other information please ask your local public or academic library.