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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...

Alex Ritchie's analysis quoted in county oil and gas ban ruling

Alex Ritchie's analysis quoted in county oil and gas ban ruling

January 30, 2015 — UNM School of Law Professor Alex Ritchie studies and seeks solutions to complex oil and gas legal issues, not only in the classroom, but also in his scholarship. His reasoned analysis on why New Mexico state law preempts a complete ban by a local...

Film and forum on institutional racism set

Film and forum on institutional racism set

January 29, 2015 — The award winning film, "The House I Live In," which examines racial injustice perpetuated by United States policies, in particular the war on drugs, can be seen free on Monday, Feb. 2 at 5:30 p.m. in the Domenici Auditorium, adjacent to the medical/legal bookstore, on the UNM north campus. Light refreshments will be served.

American Bar Association to honor Kevin Washburn

American Bar Association to honor Kevin Washburn

January 12, 2015 — Kevin K. Washburn, assistant secretary - Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, and former dean of the University of New Mexico School of Law, will be honored with the ABA’s prestigious Spirit of Excellence Award at the ABA Midyear Meeting on...

UNM's 2014 top-10 general news stories

UNM's 2014 top-10 general news stories

December 29, 2014 — Annually, the University Communication and Marketing (UCAM) Department compiles a list of its Top-10 General News stories during the course of the year. Below is the list of UNM's Top-10 General News stories for 2014. The stories are listed in chronological order.

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