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UNM Children's Law Center receives State Bar award

UNM Children's Law Center receives State Bar award

July 22, 2014 — The University of New Mexico School of Law Corinne Wolfe Children’s Law Center received the 2014 Outstanding Program Award from the State Bar of New Mexico. The award was presented at the recent State Bar annual meeting. “The Corinne Wolfe Children’s ...

Former UNM law professor named FERC chair

Former UNM law professor named FERC chair

July 16, 2014 — The U.S. Senate confirmed Norman Bay, current director of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Enforcement, chairman of the agency. FERC regulates the nation’s electric grid and other energy infrastructure. From 2002 to 2009, Bay was a ...

Burr pens guide to financial well-being

Burr pens guide to financial well-being

July 02, 2014 — When it comes to finances, ignorance is not bliss and knowledge is golden. Financial well-being increases when individuals educate themselves about how to eliminate debt, frugally purchase cars and homes, save and invest appropriately and plan ...

Martin co-authors Yoga for Lawyers

Martin co-authors Yoga for Lawyers

June 17, 2014 — Lawyers are twice as likely to be alcoholics than the general population, and three times more likely to suffer a heart attack. Now a short, user-friendly yoga book written by lawyers can help lawyers de-stress. Yoga for Lawyers: Mind-Body Techniques

UNM law team plays key role in Supreme Court decision

UNM law team plays key role in Supreme Court decision

May 29, 2014 — University of New Mexico School of Law Distinguished Professor Jim Ellis and a team of UNM law faculty and students were instrumental in obtaining a recent Supreme Court ruling on how states can diagnose intellectual disability in capital cases. The ...

UNM School of Law gets grant to diversify public interest attorneys

May 16, 2014 — The University of New Mexico School of Law has received a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to plan an initiative focused on children’s law and racial equity, which aims to improve the well-being of New Mexico’s most vulnerable children by ...

UNM School of Law ranked in top 50 by Above the Law

UNM School of Law ranked in top 50 by Above the Law

April 30, 2014 — The University of New Mexico School of Law ranks 22nd nationwide in the second annual Top 50 Law Schools ranking by Above the Law, up four places from last year. The UNM School of Law received a grade of A+ from students and an A from alumni in the ...

UNM law school grads outpace national rates for getting jobs

April 22, 2014 — Graduating with hands-on skills and concrete legal experience, University of New Mexico School of Law students outpace the national rate for securing long-term jobs that require bar passage by 15 percent, according to the latest data provided by the ...

UNM team places sixth in national mock trial tournament

UNM team places sixth in national mock trial tournament

April 21, 2014 — The University of New Mexico Mock Trial program placed sixth out of 48 teams in the 30th National Championship Tournament, the final round of the American Mock Trial Association's annual tournament structure. The tournament was held recently in Orlando,

Land claims and Chicano legal education focus of lecture

Land claims and Chicano legal education focus of lecture

April 14, 2014 — Professor Richard Delgado of the Alabama University School of Law delivers, “Delgado’s Darkroom: Critical Reflections on Land Claims and Chicano Legal Education” on Tuesday, April 22, at 4:30 p.m. in the Forum at the University of New Mexico School of ...

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