Recent News

Sheehan and Sheehan at basketball game

UNM Law School and Sheehan and Sheehan PA Celebrate Years of Successful Collaboration
February 27, 2015
To celebrate Sheehan and Sheehan's commitment to the Law School, Dean David Herring (back, left) hosted the firm at a basketball game.

UNM Law Professor Barbara Creel

U.S. Sentencing Commission Tribal Advisory Group Appoints UNM Law Professor Creel as Voting Member
February 26, 2015
Law Professor Barbara Creel has been appointed by the United States Sentencing Commission as a voting member to its Tribal Issues Advisory Group.

Heidi Nesbitt

Woman's Law Caucus Honors Judge Anne Kass and Heidi Nesbitt
February 24, 2015
Judge Anne Kass and Heidi Nesbitt, the Director of the Pre-Law Summer Institute (PLSI) and Assistant Director of the American Indian Law Center (AILC), have been selected to receive the 2015 Justice Mary Walters Award.

Peter Marks, the new Pro Bono Coordinator

UNM Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Has New Pro Bono Coordinator
February 16, 2015
UNM Law School's Business and Tax Clinic has tapped into the expertise of a high-level tax attorney with 34 years of experience.

Professor Mary Leto Pareja

Professor Mary Pareja's Article in the West Virginia Law Review Proposes Restructuring Earned Income Tax Credit to Improve Child Welfare
February 16, 2015
Professor Mary Leto Pareja, whose expertise is in health law and economic justice issues, has recently written an article proposing restructuring of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to improve child welfare.


Wild Friends Project Updates and News Mentions
February 9, 2015
Wild Friends, an award-winning project of the UNM School of Law that provides hands-on civic education statewide, continues to receive media attention with their 2014-2015 legislative project to develop a statute that would prohibit the unfair and unethical practice of hunting with drones.

Maryam Ahranjani

First NM Team to go to D.C. Eager to Compete Nationally; Need Your Support
February 6, 2015
Testing their oral argument skills and knowledge of fourth amendment rights in an intense national competition.

Professor Nathalie Martin

New York Times, The Atlantic and Local Media Seek Professor Nathalie Martin's Expertise
February 6, 2015
UNM School of Law Prof. Nathalie Martin, whose research focuses on high-cost loans, is being quoted and interviewed in the news media ranging from the New York Times and the Atlantic to the Albuquerque Journal, Santa Fe Public Radio and KOAT Channel 7.

Francisco Calí Tzay, Chair of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

Tribal Law Journal Blog Reflects Impact of Talk by Indigenous Expert from UN
February 6, 2015
United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), and Lindsay Robertson, Advisor to the CERD Chair on Indigenous Issues, presented "The United Nations and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples" at the UNM School of Law on October 23, 2014.

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