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

NREL amicus brief supports Tribes in their first DAPL victory
June 30, 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.

Regents Professor Sherri Burr

Regents Professor Sherri Burr achieves two milestones this summer and begins a third
June 30, 2017
Not only has UNM School of Law Regents Professor Sherri Burr achieved a publishing milestone this month, but after teaching for almost 30 years she will retire from her tenured position at the law school to work on a new book and documentary film.


Prospective Students Attend Open House
June 29, 2017
Last week, The UNM School of Law hosted an Open House to prospective students and applicants.

Photo by Michael Scott, Chickasaw Nation

Regents Professor Kevin Washburn inducted into Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame
June 20, 2017
On Thursday, June 1, Regents Professor Kevin Washburn was one of five honorees inducted into the Chickasaw Hall of Fame.


Eduardo García (’18) receives 10-week summer fellowship from the Peggy Browning Fund
June 19, 2017
duardo García (’18) will spend a 10-week summer fellowship working at the New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty in Albuquerque, NM, thanks to the Peggy Browning Fund.

Clinton Marrs

Clinton Marrs ('86) enjoys U.S. Supreme Court victory with UNM Law School faculty mentors
June 19, 2017
UNM School of Law Co-Dean Alfred Mathewson received this jubilant text from a former student on Monday, June 5.

Leo Romero

New Mexico overhauls bail and pretrial detention system with recommendations from committee chaired by Professor Leo Romero
June 14, 2017
On Monday, the New Mexico Supreme Court took final steps to ensure that the state has a safe, fair and effective bail and pretrial detention system.

Leo Romero

New Mexico Supreme Court relies on article written by Professor Leo Romero 27 years ago
June 14, 2017
The New Mexico Supreme Court once again relied on an article authored by former Dean and Professor Emeritus Leo Romero.

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UNM Law School celebrates Class of 2017 Commencement
June 2, 2017
New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas (Class of 2001) will be the featured speaker at the UNM School of Law Commencement on May 13, 2017.


UNM School of Law announces honorees for Distinguished Achievement Awards and new Alumni Promise Award
June 1, 2017
The UNM School of Law Alumni/ae Association will honor four members of the legal community at its Distinguished Achievement Awards Dinner on Friday, October 20, in the UNM Student Union Building ballrooms.

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