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.

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Submissions from 2017

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The Power of Community Action:Anti‐Payday Loan Ordinances inThree Metropolitan Areas, Nathalie Martin, Robert N. Mayer, and Steve Graves

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Community Engagement and Social Activism in Legal, Aliza Organick

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An Examination of Policy Options for Achieving Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions in New Jersey, Gabriel Pacyniak

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Making the Most of Cooperative Federalism: What the Clean Power Plan has Already Achieved, Gabriel Pacyniak

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Reducing Transportation Emissions in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic: Fuel System Considerations, Gabriel Pacyniak, Drew Veysey, and James Bradbury

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New Strategies for Reducing Transportation Emissions and Preparing for Climate Impacts, Gabriel Pacyniak, Kathryn Zyla, and Vicki Arroyo

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Law Schools Harm Genízaros and other Indigenous People by Misunderstanding ABA Policy, Bill Piatt, Moises Gonzales, and Katja Wolf

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A Reexamination and Reformulation of the Habendum Clause Paying Quantities Standard Under Oil and Gas Leases, Alex Ritchie

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Oil and Gas Secured Transactions in Kansas, Joseph A. Schremmer

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The Law and the Human, Laura Spitz

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U.S. Nonprofit Activity in Cuba: Challenges in Cuban Law and Practice, Laura Spitz, Elizabeth Brundige, Lucía Domínguez Cisneros, and Eduardo Peñalve

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Fighting for Environmental Justice: The Life and Work of Professor Eileen Gauna, Clifford J. Villa

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Is the "Act of God" Dead?, Clifford J. Villa

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Brief of Amicus Curiae, The Council of University Presidents on Legislative Council v Martinez, No. S-1-SC-36422, Kevin Washburn

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Comment re Rule 10 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice for the District Courts, Kevin Washburn

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Courts Also Won (Albuquerque) Mayoral Election, Kevin Washburn

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What the Future Holds: The Changing Landscape of Federal Indian Policy, Kevin Washburn

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Explaining the Modernized Leasing and Right-of-Way Regulations for Indian Lands, Kevin Washburn and Jody Cummings

Submissions from 2016

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The Free Blacks of Virginia: A Personal Narrative, A Legal Construct, Sherri L. Burr

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Montana Standard interviews Barbara Creel on the Violence Against Women Act and Double Standards, Barbara L. Creel

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Supreme Court Brief interviews Creel, Barbara L. Creel

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Brief for Barbara L. Creel and the Tribal Defender Network, US v. Bryant, Barbara L. Creel and John LaVelle

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High Court Denies Rights of Natives, Barbara L. Creel and John LaVelle

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Brief of Amici Curiae, The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD), and The ARC of the United States, In Support of Petitioner, James W. Ellis, Ann M. Delpha, Carol M. Suzuki, Steven Homer, David Stout, and April Land

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Dateline New Mexico's Tom Trowbridge interviews John LaVelle on U.S. Government Violates the Constitution, John P. LaVelle

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Uncounseled convictions a threat to Indians, John P. LaVelle

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A Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction: A Nation of Rights by Laura F. Edwards, Jennifer Laws

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Inviting Everyone to the (Risk) Pool Party: Reforming the Premium Tax Credit to Boost Participation, Mary Leto Pareja

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CNN Money interviews Serge Martinez, My Chipotle nightmare, Serge A. Martinez

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Why are We Doing This? Cognitive Science and Nondirective Supervision in Clinical Teaching, Serge A. Martinez

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Survival in the Face of Scarcity: The Undocumented Immigrant Experience, Nathalie Martin

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Habeas Corpus in New Mexico, Max Minzner

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Engendering Peace and Justice after Armed Conflict: A Call for Qualitative Research among Women's Community Networks, Jennifer Moore

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Talking with Women about Community Healing in Uganda and Sierra Leone, Jennifer Moore

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State Innovation on Climate Change: Reducing Emissions from Key Sectors While Preparing for a New Normal, Gabriel Pacyniak

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Reviving the Dead Hand After Repeal of the Rule Against Perpetuities, Sergio Pareja

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Fracking in Louisiana: The Missing Process/Land Use Distinction in State Preemption and Opportunities for Local Participation, Alex Ritchie

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Brief for Professors as Amicus Curiae, Husky International Electronics Inc. v. Daniel Lee Ritz Jr., Laura Spitz

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Brief of Amici Curiae Professors, Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp., Laura Spitz

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From Out to In: The Opportunity and Need for Clinical Law Programs to Effectively Serve Low-Income LGBT Individuals, Sarah Steadman

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Flint Drinking Water Contamination: Frames of Reference, Clifford J. Villa

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KSFR Santa Fe's Here and There with David Marash interviews Clifford Villa (February 17, 2016), Clifford J. Villa

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The Dawning of Disaster Law, Clifford J. Villa

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Cedar Mesa Proposal Good for All, Kevin Washburn

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Modrall Sperling interviews Kevin Washburn about Indian law and returning to New Mexico, Kevin Washburn

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Recurring Issues in Indian Gaming Compact Approval, Kevin Washburn

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Time to empower tribal authorities, Kevin Washburn

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U.S. Restores Millions of Acres to Native Americans, Kevin Washburn

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Biagaweit: Securing Water from the Mighty River in the Snake River Basin Adjudication, Jeanette Wolfley

Submissions from 2015

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Brief of New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, Montaño v. Frezza, George Bach

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Protecting River Flows for Fun and Profit: Colorado's Unique Water Rights for Whitewater Parks, Reed D. Benson

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Brief for National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as Amici Curiae, Fortino Alvarez v. Randy Tracy, Veronica C. Gonzales-Zamora and Barbara L. Creel

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Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Jensen v. EXC, Inc., John P. LaVelle, Geoffrey R. Romero, and Michael J. Barthelemy

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Beyond the Affordable Care Act's Premium Tax Credit: Ensuring Access to Safety Net Programs, Mary Leto Pareja

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Earned Income Tax Credit Portability: Respecting the Autonomy of American Families, Mary Leto Pareja

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Giving Credit Where Credit is Due: What We Can Learn from the Banking and Credit Habits of Undocumented Immigrants, Nathalie Martin

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Brief of Amici Curiae the Albuquerque Peace and Justice Center, Hispano Round Table De Nuevo Mexico, Los Jardines Institute, Martin Luther King Memorial Center, New Mexico Forum for Youth in Community, New Mexico League of Latin American Citizens, New Mexico Old Lesbians Organized for Change, and Southwest Organizing Project in United States of American v. The City of Albuquerque, Alfred Dennis Mathewson

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Breaking Bad in the Classroom, Max Minzner

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A Sentencing Commission for the Administrative State?, Max J. Minzner

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Should Agencies Enforce?, Max J. Minzner

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Demonizing Muslims Only Benefits IS, Jennifer Moore

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Freedom from Detention for Central American Families, Jennifer Moore

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Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Transportation: Opportunities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, Gabriel Pacyniak

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How The Über-Wealthy Benefit From Investing Outside Retirement Plans (And How You Can Too), Sergio Pareja

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The Impact of Federal Law on a Decedent’s Digital Assets, Sergio Pareja

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Funding the Costs of Disease Outbreaks Caused by Non Vaccination, Robert L. Schwartz

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Fairly assessing risk and recidivism, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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Holt v. Hobbs: Does a Muslim Prisoner’s Case Foreshadow the End of Affirmative Action?, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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Moneyball Sentencing, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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Obama's Looming Legal Trap in Afghanistan, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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Racial Mirroring, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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Segregating Workplaces by Religion, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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Spatial Terrorism, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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The Sikh's public relations problem, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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Threshold Liberty, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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Clearing Up Questions on River Spill, Clifford J. Villa

Entravision interview with Clifford Villa, Experto explica como el derrame puede afectar a la comunidad, Clifford J. Villa

KOAT interviews Clifford Villa on Gold King Mine in Silverton, Colorado, Clifford J. Villa

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KSFR Interviews Clifford Villa on the Animas River spill, Clifford J. Villa

KUNM Interviews Clifford Villa about Who Pays for Animas and San Juan River Cleanup, Clifford J. Villa

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Indian Country Today interviews Kevin Washburn about federal recognition rules and protecting sacred sites, Kevin Washburn

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As Long As the Water Shall Flow: Bringing Water to Tribal Homelands, Jeanette Wolfley

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You Gotta Fight for the Right to Vote: Enfranchising Native American Voters, Jeanette Wolfley

Submissions from 2014

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Answering the "Serious Constitutional Question": Ensuring Meaningful Review of All Constitutional Claims, George Bach

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Brief for American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico, Ramirez v. Stateof N.M. Children Youth and Families Department, George Bach

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Brief for Professors at UNM School of Law as Amicus Curiae, Fry v. Lopez, George Bach

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Environmental Issues in the Allocation and Management of Western Interstate Rivers, Reed D. Benson

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The Greenback, the Humpback, and the Silverback: How a Third Wave of Federal Water Policy Could Benefit the West, Reed D. Benson

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Introduction, J. Walker Boyd

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Introduction, J. Walker Boyd

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Copyright expert Burr shares love for writing, teaching, Sherri L. Burr

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Creating and Selling Films & Printed Documents: The Challenge of the Joint Authorship and First Sale Doctrines, Sherri L. Burr

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Domestic Violence Torts, Righting a Civil Wrong, Camille Carey

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Impossible Choices: Balancing Safety and Security in Domestic Violence Representation, Camille Carey and Robert A. Solomon

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Hall v. Florida: The Supreme Court's Guidance in Implementing Atkins, James W. Ellis

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Interest Rate Caps, State Legislation, and Public Opinion: Does the Law Reflect the Public’s Desires?, Nathalie Martin

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Public Opinion and the Limits of State Law: The Case for Federal Usury Caps, Nathalie Martin

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Think Like a (Mindful) Lawyer: Incorporating Mindfulness and Professional Identity into the First-Year Curriculum, Nathalie Martin

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For-Profit Public Enforcement, Max J. Minzner and Margaret H. Lemos

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Mascaras y Trenzas: Reflexiones. Un Proyecto de Identidad y Analysis a Traves de Veinte Anos (Masks and Braids: Reflections, A Project on Identity and Analysis Over Twenty Years), Margaret E. Montoya