UNM Law School sheds light on diversity and inclusion at State Bar Symposium
May 3, 2017 - Tamara Williams
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.
The program discussed a multitude of legal issues related to today’s headlines, ranging from national security and immigration to transgender issues, the future of DACA, and mass incarceration in the United States.
Mixcoatl (Misch) Miera-Rosete (Class of ’17) spoke in a panel discussion on “UBE and its Impact on Diversity in the New Mexico Bar.”
Quiana Salazar-King, Assistant Director of the UNM Law School Office of Student & Career Services, participated in the panel, “The Future of DACA under the Trump Administration.”
UNM School of Law faculty shared their expertise in three panel discussions:
- Professors George Bach and Josh Kastenberg talked about “Constitutional, National Security & Immigration Issues Surrounding Trump’s Travel Ban.”
- Professor Maryam Ahranjani discussed “Mass Incarceration in the United States.”
- Professor Barbara Creel spoke on “The Ethical Landscape of Language and Culture in Indigenous New Mexico.”