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Using the Law for What Matters: Education and Empowerment
April 16, 2019
It all started in August 2018: eleven fellows from the University of New Mexico School of Law’s Chapter of the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project descended on local public high schools that serve underrepresented youth with two goals in mind: teach weekly classes centered on civic education and constitutional rights, and train students to argue a moot court problem centered on the First and Fourth Amendments.

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NREL Program Earns A+ Rating from PreLaw Magazine
April 16, 2019
The Winter 2019 publication of PreLaw Magazine rated UNM SOL’s Natural Resources and Environmental Law Program an A+, improving on last year’s A- rating.

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Endangered Species Act Debate: Sansonetti v. Parenteau
April 15, 2019
On March 21, the UNM School of Law hosted a debate between two nationally-prominent legal experts on the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

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Former Dean and Emeritus Professor Ted Parnall Leads “Methods of Legal Analysis” Seminar
April 11, 2019
Former UNM Law Dean and Emeritus Professor Ted Parnall recently led a unique seminar as part of the USAID-funded Tetratech Judicial Reform in Uzbekistan (JRUP) Project.


#CFJI – What is that?
April 9, 2019
Perhaps you’ve seen “#CFJI” in different social media posts. Maybe you’ve even heard me talk about a website that I’ve been working on for the “CFJI.” It’s possible you’re reading “CFJI” for the first time, and now you’re curious.

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Former Minister Christopher Finlayson Discusses New Zealand’s Settlements with Māori
April 9, 2019
On February 25, UNM School of Law welcomed Christopher Finlayson to discuss New Zealand’s model of settlement negotiations between the country’s government and its indigenous peoples.

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20 Years of Impact
April 8, 2019
This past weekend marked the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project. The Celebration consisted of a two-day symposium followed by the two-day high school National Moot Court Competition.

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