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UNM School of Law launches new Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree program
October 31, 2016
UNM Law has launched the Master of Studies in Law (MSL) program for mid-career professionals and recent college graduates who want to enhance their career with legal education relevant to their field or interests.

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Prof. Barbara Creel to present at "Indian Law in 2016" on November 3
October 28, 2016
Professor Barbara Creel, Director of the Southwest Indian Law Clinic, will be a presenter in "Indian Law in 2016: What Indian Law Practitioners Need to Know" at the New Mexico State Bar Center on Thursday, November 3.

Leigh Messerer

Leigh Messerer receives Don G. McCormick Writing Prize
October 26, 2016
Leigh Messerer ('18) received the Don G. McCormick Writing Prize for a brief she submitted in her ELA class in Spring 2016.

Professor Joshua Kastenberg

Prof. Kastenberg in demand for military legal expertise
October 25, 2016
With a 20-year career as a lawyer and judge in the U.S. Air Force and 400 trials serving as either a prosecutor and defense counsel or as a judge, Professor Joshua Kastenberg brings extensive practical experience to the law school and is sought-after nationwide for his military legal expertise.

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"Cultural Literacy for Lawyers" presentation at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, October 25
October 24, 2016
The UNM Corinne Wolfe Center for Child & Family Justice invites law students and the legal community for lunch and a lively dialogue about how to meaningfully, respectfully and authentically engage with clients who are different from them.

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Prof. Maryam Ahranjani quoted in Santa Fe Reporter
October 24, 2016
Known for her expertise in constitutional law, Professor Maryam Ahranjani was recently interviewed for a story on the Santa Fe Reporter's law suit again Governor Susana Martinez.

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UNM Tax Law Faculty present at State Bar Tax Section
October 20, 2016
On Friday, September 23, Professors Mary Leto Pareja and Grace Allison presented to the New Mexico State Bar Tax Section on "Representing Low-Income Clients Before the IRS."

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LSC Board Meeting at UNM Law School to focus on access to justice
October 12, 2016
The Board of Directors for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), the largest funder of civil legal aid for low income people in the U.S., will be in New Mexico October 15 - 18. LSC is hosting events that are open to the public and the legal community in New Mexico.

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UNM alumni defense attorneys are "key part of justice system"
October 11, 2016
Molly Schmidt-Nowara ('01), an Albuquerque attorney and adjunct professor at the UNM Law School and Santa Fe attorney Trace Rabern ('96) were featured in the Albuquerque Journal Upfront column Defense attorneys key part of justice system on October 10th.

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Former Interior Department Official Joins the American Indian Law Center, Inc.
October 11, 2016
Rodina Cave Parnall is coming full circle by joining the American Indian Law Center, Inc. (AILC) as Assistant Director of the Pre-Law Summer Institute for American Indians & Alaska Natives (PLSI).

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