University of New Mexico School of Law Students and Graduates Play Key Role in Eliminating Harmful Fines and Fees from the New Mexico Children’s Code
April 25, 2021
On March 31, 2021, New Mexico Governor, Michelle Lujan Grisham (Class of 1987), officially signed into law House Bill 183, which eliminates all administrative fines and fees for juveniles from the New Mexico Children’s Code. The signing of HB 183 was the culmination of many hours of hard work by some very dedicated leaders of New Mexico, including several members of the University of New Mexico School of Law community.
Professor Sherri Burr Awarded 2021 Communicator of Achievement Award
April 21, 2021
Professor Emerita Sherri Burr was recently awarded the New Mexico Press Women’s 2021 Communicator of Achievement Award, the organization’s highest honor.
UNM School of Law Welcomes National Leaders in Environmental Justice to Discuss Cumulative Impacts on Overburdened Communities
April 12, 2021
On April 7, 2021, the UNM School of Law welcomed two national leaders in environmental justice for a discussion of cumulative impacts of pollution on local communities. Richard Moore, from Los Jardines Institute of Albuquerque, and Dr. Nicky Sheats, of the John S. Watson Institute for Urban Policy and Research in New Jersey, were both recently appointed by the Biden administration to the new White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council.