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UNM Law Fun Committee Launches Social Justice Book Club
January 22, 2021
All students, staff, faculty, and alums are invited to participate in the book discussions listed below. You are welcome to participate in any or all of the discussions – no need to commit to all three.

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2L Samuel Taub creates eviction tracking tool that will benefit vulnerable New Mexicans
January 19, 2021
Sam Taub, is almost ready to unveil an invaluable dataset. He used his unique skillset to create a powerful analytic tool designed to reveal the effects of eviction policies in New Mexico.

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157 Law Deans Publish Rare Joint Statement on the 2020 Election and Events at the Capitol
January 12, 2021
Today, 157 Law School Deans from schools across the country published a statement addressing the 2020 election and the events that took place in the United States Capitol last week. The statement marks a rare occasion. It is unusual for such a diverse group of law deans to come together to speak as one on an issue that falls outside the ambit of legal education.

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UNM Law Professor receives Remote Teaching Fellowship
January 12, 2021
As we enter another semester online, we can look forward to the insight Professor Jennifer Laws will provide as the newly instated Remote Teaching Fellow for the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL). As a fellow, she will provide support to the School of Law faculty regarding remote instruction during the pandemic and beyond. The CTL fellows will work with faculty and staff to develop student support services, design measurable learning objectives, create active and inclusive instruction strategies, and use innovative academic technology for improved digital literacy. In particular, Professor Laws hopes to create a community of practice dedicated to collaborative student work.

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