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UNM Law Graduate Receives Prestigious Soros Justice Fellowship to Work with Children
February 12, 2021

Denali Wilson
Across the country, lawyers, organizers, and activists are banding together to achieve criminal justice reform. New Mexico is no exception. Throughout the state, community leaders and non-profit organizations are working hard to develop a better criminal justice system. One recent UNM SOL graduate, Denali Wilson (‘20), has contributed to these efforts in commanding ways. Read More about UNM Law Graduate Receives Prestigious Soros Justice Fellowship to Work with Children

UNM Law Alumnae Nancy Hollander & Teri Duncan featured in major motion picture The Mauritanian
February 10, 2021

Nancy Hollander and Teri Duncan
Mohamedou Ould Slahi, a Mauritanian national, was detained for 14 years at Guantánamo Bay. He was never charged with a crime, although the U.S. government suspected him of involvement in the September 11th attacks. Two UNM School of Law graduates, Nancy Hollander (’78) and Teri Duncan (’00), represented Mohamedou between 2005 and 2016, when he was finally released. This incredible story will soon come to the big screen in the feature motion-picture, The Mauritanian. Read More about UNM Law Alumnae Nancy Hollander & Teri Duncan featured in major motion picture The Mauritanian

157 Law Deans Publish Rare Joint Statement on the 2020 Election and Events at the Capitol
January 12, 2021

Photo of Dean Sergio Pareja
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. Read More about 157 Law Deans Publish Rare Joint Statement on the 2020 Election and Events at the Capitol

UNM Law Professor receives Remote Teaching Fellowship
January 12, 2021

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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. Read More about UNM Law Professor receives Remote Teaching Fellowship

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