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SILC combines Native American traditions and restorative justice to help clients
March 31, 2016
The UNM Law School's Southwest Indian Law Clinic (SILC) combines Native American traditions and restorative justice to help Native clients in state, federal, and tribal courts and in governmental agency hearings.

Professor Emerita Margaret Montoya

Harvard and Yale invite Emerita Professor Montoya to speak on Critical Race Theory
March 31, 2016
On Feb 18-20, Professor Emerita Margaret Montoya spoke at the Harvard Latino Law Conference and did a teach-in in Belinda Hall for the #Reclaim HLS (Harvard Law School) students.

Mock Trial Competition

Students learn to control the courtroom from the pros
March 25, 2016
The six students knew the practice sessions and preparation for the Mock Trial Competition would be intense.

Professor Sherri Burr

Professor Sherri Burr profiled on UNM Proud
March 24, 2016
UNM Law Professor Sherri Burr is featured on "UNM Proud," a new website from The University of New Mexico to promote UNM's students, staff, faculty and alumni.

UNM Law School Associate Professor Yael Cannon

New study shows implications of childhood trauma and delinquency in New Mexico
March 22, 2016
A recent study co-authored by UNM School of Law Associate Professor Yael Zakai Cannon shows the relationship between "adverse childhood experiences," or ACEs, and juvenile delinquency.

Discover Law Event

2016 Discover Law opens doors to legal professions
March 18, 2016
Diverse perspectives are needed in the legal profession, regardless of one's background, ethnicity, political identity, sexuality or gender.

60th nationwide

UNM Law School jumps 11 places
March 16, 2016
The UNM Law School jumped eleven spots to the ranking of 60th nationwide in US News & World Report's 2017 Best Law Schools.

Chief Natalie Zerwekh, Lance Hough and Managing Editor Robin James

Natural Resources Journal honors National Park Service's 100th anniversary
March 11, 2016
On August 25, 2016, the National Park Service turns 100, and The Natural Resources Journal (NRJ) is celebrating the anniversary with a special issue.

Associate Dean Christine, Professor Cheryl Fairbanks, Professor Carol Suzuki Zuni Cruz

Faculty share expertise at AALS Clinical Law Conference
March 9, 2016
Our talented and experienced faculty are regularly called upon to share their practical expertise. Often, their unique and important perspectives result from a deep commitment to improving legal services, and expanding access to those services, for the people of New Mexico.

Woody and Cardoza hear they won best overall and best writing submission

MALSA honors civil rights leader and former law school professor Cruz Reynoso
March 4, 2016
The Mexican American Law Student Association (MALSA) will present the Honorable Justice Cruz Reynoso of the California Supreme Court (retired) with the 2016 Fighting for Justice Award at Hotel Albuquerque in Old Town on April 16, 2016 at 6 pm.

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