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Kevin Washburn

Regents Professor Kevin K. Washburn reflects on connecting to a wider audience as post goes viral
May 31, 2017
When Professor Kevin Washburn posted on LinkedIn about the major cuts in the Indian Affairs budget proposed by President Trump on May 23rd, he wrote with authority. Followers viewed, commented and shared his post in kind.

Megan Horning

National Lawyers Guild Review publishes paper by Megan Horning (‘17) on predatory lending among Navajo Nation car buyers
May 30, 2017
Megan Horning is a fierce advocate for people in need – especially for individuals and families in Indian country whose experiences are not addressed thoroughly in our current legal system.

Leo Romero

Article by former dean Leo M. Romero cited in New Mexico Supreme Court Opinion
May 25, 2017
An article that former Dean and Professor Emeritus Leo Romero co-authored in 2002 has withstood the test of time.


UNM Law shines at the AALS Clinical Conference
May 19, 2017
More than 650 legal educators attended the Association of American Law Schools 40th Annual Conference on Clinical Legal Education from May 6-9 in Denver, but one law school stood out.

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Deshawnda Chaparro and Lenaya Montoya receive Summer Fellowships
May 17, 2017
The State Bar of New Mexico Young Lawyers Division awarded 2017 Summer Fellowships to Deshawnda Chaparro (Class of ‘18) and Lenaya Montoya (Class of ’18).

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Small School. Big Honor. Jazmin Irazoqui-Ruiz ('17) to deliver keynote address at UNM Raza Graduation
May 3, 2017
Inspired by the experiences of the speakers at the UNM Raza Graduation ceremony celebrating her undergraduate degree, Jazmin Irazoqui-Ruiz (’17) wanted to do the same for the next group of students when she finished law school.

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UNM Law School sheds light on diversity and inclusion at State Bar Symposium
May 3, 2017
Several members of the UNM School of Law shared insights at the New Mexico State Bar’s Third Annual State Bar Symposium on Diversity & Inclusion on Friday, April 28 at the State Bar Center in Albuquerque.

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Small team. Big support. Real perk: Class of ’95 helps students hone advocacy skills
May 2, 2017
For months, Adjunct Professor Sean Olivas (Class of 1995) helped prepare David Domingos (Class of 2018) and Marcus Sedillo (Class of 2018) for the Hispanic National Bar Association Moot Court Competition.

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Small School. Big Public Interest Fellowships.
May 1, 2017
The Association of Public Interest Law (APIL) at the UNM School of Law has awarded over $10,000 in fellowships to four law students working in public interest positions this summer.

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