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Professor Washburn

Upcoming CLE by UNM School of Law Professor Kevin Washburn to shed light on enlisting tribal government in public lands management
March 29, 2017
While some westerners clamor for "restoring public lands to the states," it may be time for more serious consideration of restoring some management functions over public lands to the governments from whom these lands were taken.

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Women's Law Caucus holds its Annual Justice Mary Walters Dinner
March 27, 2017
On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, the Women’s Law Caucus, a UNM School of Law student organization, held the 15th annual Justice Mary Walters Awards Dinner.

Students from NE Family School in Farmington celebrate the passage of SJM 4

Two UNM Law Professors participate in DAPL talk by renowned activist
March 24, 2017
UNM Law School Professors Christine Zuni Cruz and Cliff Villa recently participated in a talk about the Dakota Access Pipeline protests given by Dave Archambault, Sr., a tribal activist and writer for Indian Country.

The UNM Law School's Student Chapter of the Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF)

National Animal Legal Defense Fund highlights UNM student chapter
March 24, 2017
The UNM Law School's Student Chapter of the Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) was highlighted in the national organizationss most recent newsletter, "Winning the Case Against Cruelty."

Professor Kastenberg

UNM Law School Professor’s New Book Examines Military Legal Expansion in World War I
March 21, 2017
Albuquerque, NM – A new book by University of New Mexico School of Law Professor Joshua E. Kastenberg is the first published history to explore the military legal expansions of Major General Enoch Crowder, Judge Advocate General of the US Army. Kastenberg also examines the development of the laws of war and the changing nature of civil-military relations.

Students from NE Family School in Farmington celebrate the passage of SJM 4

Over 400 students successfully advocate for their Wild Friends at NM legislature
March 10, 2017
Students in Wild Friends, an award-winning civics education program at the UNM School of Law, celebrated another victory of advocating on behalf of wildlife this year.

Marion Maillard

Prior work and life experiences are assets for Marion Maillard, Scott Stevens, and Lisa Giandomenico
March 10, 2017
For Marion Maillard, Scott Stevens and Lisa Giandomenico, the path to law school came after another career. These non-traditional students bring perspectives and insights from their careers to the classroom.

Victoria Tauli-Corpuz

United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, issues End of Mission Statement
March 7, 2017
The UN Special Rapporteur, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, attended a series of regional consultations – including one held at the UNM School of Law – to examine how indigenous peoples are experiencing energy development in their areas.

Abbey Ibrahim

Abbey Ibrahim and Scott Woody share their experiences as non-traditional students
March 7, 2017
Abbey Ibrahim (Class of 2018) and Scott Woody (Class of 2017) share their stories about why they chose law school, what their experience is like at UNM, and offer advice for other non-traditional students.

Natural Resources and Environmental Law (NREL) Clinic Students and Professor Jeanette Wolfley

Small Clinic Section. Big Impact. Real Perk: Providing expertise on timely environmental issues.
March 3, 2017
The newest section in the UNM School of Law’s mandatory Clinical Law Program—in which students represent clients with supervision by law faculty-is hitting the ground running.

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