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Akhil Reed Amar

Leading legal scholar Akhil Reed Amar will present "The Constitution at a Crossroads"
January 25, 2017
Leading legal scholar and “West Wing” consultant Akhil Reed Amar will present “The Constitution at a Crossroads,” an engaging 45 minute talk and 20 minute Q&A on Thursday, February 16 at 6:15 pm. His presentation will be held at the UNM School of Law, located at 1117 Stanford NE, Albuquerque. A reception will follow.

Professor Margaret E. Montoya

Professor Montoya to conduct Advocacy Skills Workshop at Harvard Law School
January 25, 2017
Professor Margaret E. Montoya will present an Advocacy Skills Workshop at "Latinx Advocacy In/Different Spaces" at Harvard School on Friday, January 27 and Saturday, January 28.

Professor Nathalie Martin

New study tells inside story of how local communities use ordinances to say 'enough' to payday lenders
January 24, 2017
An 18-month study of community approaches to controlling payday lending practices concludes there are 10 lessons for those interested in positively affecting local ordinances, according to researchers from the University of Utah and University of New Mexico.

Tribal Appellate Advocacy

Law and Indigenous Peoples Program offers new Tribal Appellate Advocacy seminar
January 21, 2017
Four prominent tribal jurists and officials served as the appellate panel for the final argument in the Tribal Appellate Advocacy drafting seminar, offered for the first time in the Fall 2016 semester by the Law and Indigenous Peoples Program.

Lawyers Without Rights

"Lawyers Without Rights" exhibit, depicting fate of Jewish lawyers in Nazi Germany, comes to UNM Law School
January 20, 2017
The University of New Mexico School of Law will host the highly acclaimed international exhibit, "Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany under the Third Reich" from Tuesday, February 7, 2017 through March 11, 2017 pm in the Forum at the Law School, located at 1117 Stanford NE.

Israel Chavez (Class of '19) and Alexis Shannez Dudelczyk (Class of '18) received Family Law Scholarships.

Israel Chavez and Alexis Shannez Dudelczyk receive Family Law Scholarships
January 18, 2017
Israel Chavez (Class of '19) and Alexis Shannez Dudelczyk (Class of '18) recently were encouraged to pursue their interest in family law issues in New Mexico.

Emeritus Professor Ted Parnall (right) talks with faculty from private universities in Kabul, Afghanistan

Emeritus Professor Parnall's mission to develop fair, rule-oriented societies abroad
January 13, 2017
For fifty years, Emeritus Professor Ted Parnall ('67) has travelled worldwide to advance legal education and legal systems in developing countries.

Professor Jennifer Moore

Three UNM Law School faculty present at national law school conference
January 9, 2017
Three UNM Law School faculty contributed to making the case for "Why Law Matters," the theme of the 111th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS), held in San Francisco from January 3 - 7, 2017.

Professor Robert Desiderio

Professor Desiderio joined 14 tax law professors in internet sales tax issue
January 9, 2017
An advocate for fair and effective tax administration, Emeritus Professor of Law Robert Desiderio is known for his expertise in tax law.

Aspen Fall

UNM Law School Art Gallery Launches 2017 Artist in Residence Program
January 5, 2017
The University of New Mexico Law School Not-for-Profit Art Gallery is launching the 2017 Artist in Residence Program with an opening reception on Tuesday, January 24 from 5:00 - 6:30 pm in the Forum at the UNM Law School, located at 1117 Stanford NE.

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