The University of New Mexico School of Law faculty bring a diversity of backgrounds, professional interests and outlooks to legal education. This collection showcases the range of scholarship by current and emeritus faculty, including law journals, bar journals, briefs, testimony, op-eds, presentations, blog posts or blawgs, and interviews. Email your questions about this collection to libref [at] law.unm.edu.

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Submissions from 2021

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School "Safety" Measures Jump Constitutional Guardrails, Maryam Ahranjani

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Why Are Women Lawyers Underrepresented in Criminal Justice?, Maryam Ahranjani

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Santa Fe Reporter interviews Maryam Ahranjani: Change of Venue, District Court judge to consider defense’s argument that a fair trial in the slaying of basketball star is impossible in Santa Fe, Maryam Ahranjani and Katherine Lewin

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KRWG interviews Maryam Ahranjani, Doña Ana County Mandatory Vaccination Policy Contested, Maryam Ahranjani and Madison Staten

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When Imitation Is Not Flattery: Addressing Cultural Exploitation in Guatemala Through a Sui Generis Model, Paul Figueroa

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Technological Tethereds: Potential Impact of Untrustworthy Artificial Intelligence in Criminal Justice Risk Assessment Instruments, Sonia M. Gipson Rankin

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Diverse Magazine interviews Sonia Gipson-Rankin: Law Schools Respond to the Movement for Social Justice, Sonia Gipson Rankin and Pearl Stewart

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The COVID Ceiling: Super-Moms are Struggling, Verónica Gonzales-Zamora

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Civil Procedure Update 2021 (Handout and Slide Deck), Verónica Gonzales-Zamora and Julio C. Romero

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Dear Ohio interviews Vinay Harpalani: Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month and highlighting the rise of violence against Asian Americans, Vinay Harpalani

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“Preservative of All Other Rights”: Voting and Social Justice in the Post-Trump Era, Vinay Harpalani

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“Trumping” Affirmative Action, Vinay Harpalani

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Building Asian American and Black Solidarity for Racial Justice in Today’s America, Vinay Harpalani, Sunu P. Chandy, Sholanna Lewis, and Frank H. Wu

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Harvard Crimson interviews Vinay Harpalani: Justice Department Drops Yale Admissions Lawsuit, Signifying Likely Shift in Harvard Suit, Vinay Harpalani, Raquel Coronell Uribe, and Jasper Goodman

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Harvard Crimson interviews Vinay Harpalani: ‘Complete Switch in Position’: Legal Experts Say Biden Likely to Back Harvard in Race-Conscious Admissions Suit, Vinay Harpalani, Benjamin L. Fu, and Vivi E. Lu

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Harvard Crimson interviews Vinay Harpalani, Students for Fair Admissions Petitions SCOTUS to Take Up Suit Against Harvard’s Race-Conscious Admissions, Vinay Harpalani and Vivi E. Lu

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Voice of America interviews Vinay Harpalani, 大學招生該不該考慮種族因素?哈佛“歧視亞裔”案上訴最高法院 (Should college admissions consider racial factors? Harvard "discrimination against Asians" case appealed to the Supreme Court), Vinay Harpalani and Mo Yu

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Global News Toronto interviews Joshua Kastenberg: US House debate over 2nd impeachment of Trump, Joshua Kastenberg

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KOB-4 interviews Joshua Kastenberg: Constitutional law experts weighs in on U.S. Capitol insurrection aftermath, Trump impeachment, Joshua Kastenberg

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KOB-4 interviews Joshua Kastenberg: 'It's absolutely devastating', UNM law expert addresses Capitol Hill riots, Joshua Kastenberg

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BBC World News interviews Joshua Kastenberg: US Capital Violence Aftermath, Joshua Kastenberg and BBC World News

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Bad Apples or a Rotten Tree: Ameliorating the Double Pandemic of COVID-19 and Racial Economic Inequality, Nathalie Martin

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Crunchbase News interviews Nathalie Martin: Beyond Payday Loans: More Startups And VCs Bank On Subprime Lending Alternatives, Nathalie Martin and Christine Hall

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Albuquerque Journal interviews Gabriel Pacyniak, Bill Would Help Indebted Utility Customers, Gabriel Pacyniak and Kevin Robinson-Avila

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California v. Texas: The Role of Congressional Procedure in Severability Doctrine, Mary Leto Pareja

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Pore Space Property, Joseph A. Schremmer

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The Case for Outside Reverse Veil Piercing in New Mexico, Laura Spitz

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Nature’s Personhood and Property’s Virtues, Laura Spitz and Eduardo M. Peñalver

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Brownfields Cleanup: A Look Back and Ahead Toward Superfund Authority, Clifford Villa

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Protecting Vulnerable Waterways, Clifford Villa

Submissions from 2020

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Developing Youth Voices, Maryam Ahranjani

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Looking Back, Looking Forward: Women in Criminal Justice Task Force, Maryam Ahranjani

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"Toughen Up, Buttercup" versus #TimesUp: Initial Findings of the ABA Women in Criminal Justice Task Force, Maryam Ahranjani

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Albuquerque Journal Interviews Maryam Ahranjani, Many Want Police Out of Schools Across NM, Maryam Ahranjani and Shelby Perea

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Argument analysis: On first day of new term, Supreme Court seems skeptical of Texas’ arguments in interstate water dispute with New Mexico, Reed D. Benson

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Case preview: In newest chapter in long-running water dispute, court will hear first-ever challenge to ruling by interstate river master, Reed D. Benson

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Aaron Burr Jr. and John Pierre Burr: A Founding Father and his Abolitionist Son, Sherri Burr

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Criminal Justice In America: A Summit, Barbara L. Creel

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JustPod interviews Barbara Creel; McGirt v Oklahoma and Indian Nations Sovereignty, Barbara L. Creel

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Default Culpability Requirements: The Model Penal Code and Beyond, Scott England

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Arcing Towards Justice: Dr. King’s 2020 Vision, Sonia Gipson Rankin

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BBC World News interviews Sonia Gipson Rankin on the 2020 General Election, Sonia Gipson Rankin

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KOB-4 Interviews Sonia Gipson Rankin and Joshua Kastenberg on the use of the Arnold Tool is setting bail, Sonia M. Gipson Rankin, Joshua Kastenberg, and Joy Wang

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Civil Procedure Update 2020: New Mexico Annual Judicial Conclave, Verónica C. Gonzales-Zamora and George Bach

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Civil Rights in Living Color, Vinay Harpalani

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Racial Stereotypes, Respectability Politics, and Running for President: Examining Andrew Yang's and Barack Obama's Presidential Bids, Vinay Harpalani

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New Mexico In Depth interviews Vinay Harpalani: Complexity of colorism, Vinay Harpalani and Claudia Silva

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Hierarchies of Elitism and Gender: The Bluebook and The ALWD Guide, Steven K. Homer

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A Road Map to Restoring Rivers: How the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement Might Influence Future Dam Removal and River Restoration Projects, James C. Ish

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Alcohol Prohibition in the New Mexico and Arizona State Judiciaries at 100 Years: The Development of Law and Shaping of Society in the Southwest, Joshua Kastenberg

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BBC World News interviews Joshua Kastenberg on the Firing of Defense Secretary, Joshua Kastenberg

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BBC World News interviews Joshua Kastenberg on the U.S. Election 2020, Joshua Kastenberg

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LBC News London Interviews Joshua Kastenberg, Senate Impeachment Trial of Donald Trump, Joshua Kastenberg

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Albuquerque Journal interviews Joshua Kastenberg on new benchmarks for evidence rules, Joshua Kastenberg and Isabella Alves

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KOB Interviews Joshua Kastenberg about Constitutional Rights during COVID-19, Joshua Kastenberg and Brittany Costello

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Civil Military Relations Panel, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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National Security And Judicial Ethics: The Exception To The Rule Of Keeping Judicial Conduct Judicial And The Politicization Of The Judiciary, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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KOAB interviews Joshua Kastenberg about the impeachment process (US senators discuss impartiality during impeachment trial), Joshua E. Kastenberg and Patrick Hayes

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KOB-4 interviews Josh Kastenberg: Mother wants answers after son found dead in New Mexico jail, Joshua Kastenberg and Tommy Lopez

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The New York Times interviews Joshua Kastenberg on Election Day and Deployment of the National Guard, Joshua Kastenberg and Dave Phillips

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KOB-4 interviews Serge Martinez: Landlords, tenants feel impact of state eviction moratorium, Serge A. Martinez

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Access to Education and Affordable Housing (Panel Discussion), Serge Martinez and Deb Haaland

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Housing & Education Roundtable Discussion, Serge Martinez and Deb Haaland

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Bringing Relevance Back to Consumer Bankruptcy, Nathalie Martin

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UNM Newsroom interviews Nathalie Martin: UNM law professor practices yoga and meditation in stressful times, Nathalie Martin and Maggie Branch

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Greening the Old New Deal: Strengthening Rural Electric Cooperative Supports and Oversight to Combat Climate Change, Gabriel Pacyniak

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Deconstructing Foundational Principles of Trusts and Estates Law, Sergio Pareja

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Introduction, Andrew J. Pavlides

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Crystal Gazing: Foretelling the Next Decade in Oil and Gas Law, Joseph A. Schremmer

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Getting Past Possession: Subsurface Property Disputes as Nuisances, Joseph A. Schremmer

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Is it Time to Revisit Qualified Immunity?, Joseph A. Schremmer and Sean M. McGivern

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Remaking Environmental Justice, Clifford Villa

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The Indigenous Decade in Review, Christine Zuni Cruz

Submissions from 2019

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Newsy interviews Maryam Ahranjani, Are Armed ‘Guardian Patriots’ at US-Mexico Border Breaking the Law?, Maryam Ahranjani

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Task Force Ops: Initial Findings from the Women in Criminal Justice Task Forc‪e‬, Maryam Ahranjani

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ThinkProgress interviews Ahranjani on not prosecuting should Roe v. Wade be overturned, Maryam Ahranjani

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The Guardian interviews Maryam Ahranjani: When kids are threats: the assessments unfairly targeting students with disabilities, Maryam Ahranjani and Ike Swetlitz

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‘Off with their heads’ won’t make ABQ safer, George Bach, Robert Schwartz, and David Stout

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Can a State's Water Rights Be Damned? Environmental Flows and Federal Dams in the Supreme Court, Reed D. Benson

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Perpetual Affordability Covenants: Can These Land Use Tools Solve the Affordable Housing Crisis?, Elizabeth Elia

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Regarding Docket No. FR-6111-P-02, HUD’s Implementation of the Fair Housing Act’s Disparate Impact Standard, Sonia Gipson Rankin, Alfred Mathewson, Melanie Moses, G. Matthew Fricke, Kathy Powers, Gabriel R. Sanchez, Christopher Moore, Elizabeth Bradley, Mirta Galesic, and Joshua Garland

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Kamala Harris and the Complexity of Racial Identity Politics, Vinay Harpalani

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Michael Vick, Robert Byrd, and the Case for Redemption, Vinay Harpalani

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Race-Conscious Admissions, Diversity, and Academic Freedom, Vinay Harpalani

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The Supreme Court and the Future of Affirmative Action, Vinay Harpalani

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The Harvard Crimson interviews Vinay Harpalani (Justice Department Continues Investigation Into Harvard Admissions), Vinay Harpalani and Camille G. Caldera

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Vertical and Horizontal Modes of Injustice in Air Pollution: a Comparison of Law and Society in China and the US, Mingjie Hoemmen

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Evaluating Judicial Standards of Conduct in the Current Political and Social Climate: The Need to Strengthen Impropriety Standards and Removal Remedies to Include Procedural Justice and Community Harm, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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Lt. Col. Vindman is a Patriot, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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Shades of Nixon in Mattis departure, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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KOB-TV interviews Kastenberg on a juvinelle tried for murder and the death penalty, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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Brief of Professors of Law, US v. Bergdahl, Joshua E. Kastenberg, Rachel E. Vanlandingham, and Geoffrey S. Corn

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Humanizing Work Requirements for Safety Net Programs, Mary Leto Pareja

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The Virtue of Vulnerability: Mindfulness and Well-Being in Law Schools and the Legal Profession, Nathalie Martin

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Nefarious Neighbors: How Living near Payday Loan Stores Affects Loan Use, Nathalie Martin, Younghee Lim, Aimee Moles, and Trey Bickham

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Book Review: Aisling Swaine, Conflict-Related Violence Against Women: Transforming Transition (2018), Jennifer Moore

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Peace in the Home, Peace in the Nation: Conceptions of Justice for Rural Women of Northern Uganda, Jennifer Moore

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Preserving Habeas Corpus for Asylum Seekers Just When They Need It Most, Jennifer Moore

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A New Associate’s Field Guide to Partner Compensation, Joseph A. Schremmer

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Red River, White Law, Laura Spitz