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Back to School BBQ
July 28, 2017
Join the UNM Law School community to help us kick off the new school year at the law school’s annual Back to School BBQ on Friday, August 25 from 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm at the back patio and lawn of the law school. All faculty, staff, students and alumni are invited.

Sean Distor ('18), Ellie Perkins ('18), Alyssa Mercado ('18) Jannette Mondragon ('18), Cari Neill ('18) and Michael Platero ('18) were pleased with the results of their first court hearing.

Students in Southwest Indian Law Clinic gain a sense of belonging while finding their passion
July 27, 2017
UNM’s Southwest Indian Law Clinic (SILC) provides students to think and practice like a lawyer while working with tribes, pueblos, and organizations serving the Native American Community.

Professor John LaVelle

Professor LaVelle’s research at historic sites featured in news article
July 25, 2017
Professor John LaVelle was featured in a news article published on Sunday, July 23, in the Quad-City Times. The newspaper represents a region of four counties and the cities of Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa, and Rock Island and Moline in Illinois.

Regents Professor Sherri Burr

Professor Ted Parnall’s new memoir recounts dedication to UNM School of Law and to legal education worldwide
July 20, 2017
UNM School of Law former Dean and Professor Emeritus Ted Parnall (`67) recounts his upbringing, more than three decades at the law school, and international work in a very personal memoir called, “Life and Law in Interesting Places: An Improbable Journey.”

Regents Professor Sherri Burr

Regents Professor Sherri Burr to retire after almost 30 years of teaching
July 19, 2017
After teaching for almost 30 years, UNM School of Law Regents Professor Sherri Burr is retiring from her tenured position at the law school on July 31st. She was the first African-American female to be granted tenure and promotion to full professor at UNM.

Deian McBryde, (’18) Sarah Bauer, (’18) Nichole Henry (’18) and Professor Carol Suzuki were all smiles after their hearing in the Second Judicial District Family Law Court.

Students in Summer Community Lawyering Clinic “protect a slice of justice”
July 18, 2017
Students learn to think and practice like a lawyer in the UNM Law School’s required six credit-hour Clinical Program.

Professor David Stout

Professor David Stout to receive Justice Pamela B. Minzner Award
July 10, 2017
UNM School of Law Professor David Stout (’82) has been selected to receive the Justice Pamela B. Minzner Outstanding Advocacy for Women Award at a reception on Thursday, August 24 at the Albuquerque Country Club.


Summer Law Camp attendees explore the world of law at UNM
July 5, 2017
Each year, 24 seventh and eighth graders explore the world of law and get a taste of college life at a five-day residential Summer Law Camp on the UNM campus.

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