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Conroy Chino to interview Department of the Interior solicitor

Conroy Chino to interview Department of the Interior solicitor

April 06, 2015 — Conroy Chino, a Native American political and strategic consultant, will interview Hilary Tompkins, Solicitor of the Department of Interior, on Monday, April 6, with from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. in Room 2402 at the UNM School of Law, 1117 Stanford N.E.,...

Environmental moot court team thrives in national competition

Environmental moot court team thrives in national competition

April 01, 2015 — The Jeffrey G. Miller Pace National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition is very tough. The largest competition of its kind nationwide regularly attracts more than 200 competitors and 200 attorneys who serve as judges for three days of oral arguments...

Burr's 'Arts Talk' garners another award

Burr's 'Arts Talk' garners another award

March 31, 2015 — "Max Evans & Friends,” an episode of Arts Talk, a local-cable television show produced by UNM Professor of Law Sherri Burr and students in her Intellectual Property and Art Law classes, received first place in the category of Talk Show, Television from the New Mexico Press Women (NMPW) New Mexico Communications Contest 2015.

Commissioner Norman Bay returns to law school to present on FERC

Commissioner Norman Bay returns to law school to present on FERC

March 30, 2015 — Commissioner Norman Bay of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission returned to the UNM School of Law recently to present, “An Overview of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Energy Markets Today.” Bay introduced the talk with a clip from...

Gaps in legal justice tackled by UNM law professor

Gaps in legal justice tackled by UNM law professor

March 05, 2015 — In the United States today, 65 million people – 21 percent of the population—are eligible for legal aid, according to the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), the single largest funder of civil legal services in the country.

UNM law professor has new role in U.S. Sentencing Commission

UNM law professor has new role in U.S. Sentencing Commission

March 04, 2015 — University of New Mexico Professor of Law Barbara Creel, Jemez Pueblo, has been appointed by the United States Sentencing Commission as a voting member to its Tribal Issues Advisory Group (TIAG). The goal and purpose of the group is to study the ...

UNM Faculty Senate meets to consider academic program revisions

February 23, 2015 — The UNM Faculty Senate meets on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 2:30 p.m. in the Scholes Hall Roberts room. The senate votes on a variety of academic program revisions, as well as a vote to designate the Chicana and Chicano Studies program as a...

UNM School of Law receives funding to investigate innocence claims

UNM School of Law receives funding to investigate innocence claims

February 04, 2015 — DNA analysis can help convict the guilty and exonerate the innocent When the criminal justice system fails to function as it should. Since its reorganization in 2010, the Innocence and Justice Program (IJP) at the University of New Mexico School of Law has investigated claims of innocence and provided courses in criminal investigation to

Newell named director of the Judicial Education Center

Newell named director of the Judicial Education Center

February 02, 2015 — John Newell, Esq., has recently been named Director of the Rozier E. Sanchez Judicial Education Center of New Mexico (JEC), which provides education and training to the judges, administrators and other staff of the New Mexico judicial branch. The JEC...

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