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 2014

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Law and Order Commission Report: “A Roadmap for Making Native America Safer.”, Kevin Washburn

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Tribal Environmental Programs: Providing Meaningful Involvement and Fair Treatment, Jeanette Wolfley

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Exposing the Institutions That Mask Us, Christine Zuni Cruz

Submissions from 2013

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National Constitution Day Teaching Modules, Maryam Ahranjani

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Evaluating High School Students’ Constitutional and Civic Literacy: A Case Study of the Washington, DC Chapter of the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project, Maryam Ahranjani, Jeffrey J. Shook, and Caleb Medearis

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Brief for Professors at UNM School of Law, Griego v. Oliver, New Mexico Supreme Court No. 34,306, George Bach and Max Minzner

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Avoiding Jeopardy, Without the Questions: Recovery Implementation Plans for Endangered Species in Western River Basins, Reed D. Benson

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A Solution Hiding in Plain Sight: Special Education and Better Outcomes for Students with Social, Emotional, And Behavioral Challenges, Yael Cannon, Michael J. Gregory, and Julie Waterstone

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The Right to Counsel for Indians Accused of Crime: A Tribal and Congressional Imperative, Barbara L. Creel

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Teaching Legal History in the First Year Curriculum, Christian G. Fritz

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The Perils and Promise of Teaching Margaret Montoya’s Máscaras Article in the First Year Law School Curriculum, Christian G. Fritz

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Black Kinship Circles in the 21st Century: Survey of Recent Child Welfare Reforms and How It Impacts Black Kinship Care Families, Sonia M. Gipson Rankin

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Nearing Thirty Years: The Burger Court, Strickland v. Washington, and the Parameters of the Right to Counsel, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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Recent Proposals to Change the Traditional Military Retirement System to Mirror the Federal Service Retirement: Eroding Discipline and Civil-Military Relations Through Potentially Unlawful and Certainly Questionable Acts, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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Brief for The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, The Arc of the United States, The National Disability Rights Network, Disability Rights Florida, and The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law as Amicus Curiae, April Land, James W. Ellis, Ann M. Delpha, Carol M. Suzuki, and Steven K. Homer

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All the Missing Souls: A Personal History of the War Crimes Tribunals by David Sheffer, Jennifer Laws

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Addressing the Foreclosure Crisis through Law School Clinics, Nathalie Martin and Max Weinstein

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Do Warrants Matter?, Max J. Minzner and Christopher M. Anderson

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Las Voces De America: Reflecting on Mari Matsuda's Voice, Stories, and Analysis, Margaret E. Montoya

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Threats Demand Our Action, Margaret E. Montoya

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Just Who Are Humanitarian Workers?, Jennifer Moore

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Punitive Military Strikes on Syria Risk an Inhumane Intervention, Jennifer Moore

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Legal Education for All (or More Than Just Lawyers), Carol A. Parker

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Legal Education for All (or More than Just Lawyers), Carol A. Parker

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You Can't Get There from Here: Elderly Prisoners, Prison Downsizing, and the Insufficiency of Cost Cutting Advocacy, Elizabeth Rapaport

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Fracking surrounded by misinformation, Alex Ritchie

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Scattered and Dissonant: The Clean Air Act, Greenhouse Gases, and Implications for the Oil and Gas Industry, Alex Ritchie

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A Critical Look at the ‘Critical Mass' Argument, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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Civic Education as an Instrument of Social Mobility, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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Get Rid of Tenure for Law Schools, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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Guantanamo Military Commissions: Reflections from a Legal Observer (Part I, II & III), Dawinder S. Sidhu

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Lessons on Terrorism and "Mistaken Identity" From Oak Creek, With a Coda on the Boston Marathon Bombings, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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The Birth of the Greenback, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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The Meaning and Viability of the Thirteenth Amendment, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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Executive Summary on Reciprocity, Alexandra Siek, Barbara Lah, Daniel Marquez, and Patrick Redmond

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Law and Lawyers in the Incident Command System, Clifford J. Villa

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Carcieri: Bringing Certainty to Trust Land Acquisitions, Kevin Washburn

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La Verdad, El Poder, y La Liberacion, Christine Zuni Cruz

Submissions from 2012

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Alive but Irrelevant: The Prior Appropriation Doctrine in Today’s Western Water Law, Reed D. Benson

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Federal Water Law and the 'Double Whammy': How the Bureau of Reclamation can Help the West Adapt to Drought and Climate Change, Reed D. Benson

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Public Funding Programs for Environmental Water Acquisitions: Origins, Purposes, and Revenue Sources, Reed D. Benson

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Rhetoric, Referential Communication, and the Novice Writer, Barbara P. Blumenfeld

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Time Management, Sherri L. Burr

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There's No Place Like Home: Realizing the Vision of Community-Based Mental Health Treatment for Children, Yael Cannon

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Protecting Our Natural Environment, Denise D. Fort

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Interposition and the Heresy of Nullification: James Madison and the Exercise of Sovereign Constitutional Powers, Christian G. Fritz

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American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources Symposium: Selected Addresses [comments], Eileen Gauna

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Environmental Law, Civil Rights and Sustainability: Three Frameworks for Environmental Justice, Eileen Gauna

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Did You Say Library Anxiety? (Part 1 & 2), Marquita Harnett

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Hugo Black’s Vision of the Lawyer, The First Amendment, and the Duty of the Judiciary: The Bar Applicant Cases in a National Security State, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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High-Interest Loans and Class: Do Payday and Title Loans Really Serve the Middle Class?, Ernesto A. Longa and Nathalie Martin

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Law Clinics in Taiwan: Can Clinical Legal Education Succeed in This Civil Law Jurisdiction with an Undergraduate Legal Education System?, Serge A. Martinez

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Performance Isn't Everything: The Importance of Conceptual Competence in Outcome Assessment of Experiential Learning, Serge A. Martinez and Stefan H. Krieger

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Grand Theft Auto Loans: Repossession and Demographic Realities in Title Lending, Nathalie Martin

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The Alliance between Payday Lenders and Tribes: Are Both Tribal Sovereignty and Consumer Protection at Risk?, Nathalie Martin

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Remediating Discrimination Against African American Females at the Intersection of Title IX and Title VI, Alfred Dennis Mathewson

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The Bowl Championship Series, Conference Realignment and the Major College Football Oligopoly: Revolution Not Reform, Alfred Dennis Mathewson

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The Criminal Rules Enabling Act, Max J. Minzner

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Why Agencies Punish, Max J. Minzner

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Legal Education, Social Justice and the Law School Dean: Latinas at the Center, Margaret E. Montoya

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Albuquerque Journal interviews Moore about the law of compassion, Jennifer Moore

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Humanitarian Law in Action within Africa, Jennifer Moore

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R2P= MDGs: Implementing the Responsibility to Protect through the Millennium Development Goals, Jennifer Moore

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A Modest Proposal: The Aged of Death Row Should be Deemed too Old to Execute, Elizabeth Rapaport

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Avoidable “Fraccident”: An Argument Against Strict Liability for Hydraulic Fracturing, Joseph A. Schremmer

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Beyond Best Practices for Legal Education: Reflections on Cultural Awareness - Exploring the Issues in Creating a Law School and Classroom Culture, Antoinette M. Sedillo Lopez

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Brief for National Congress of American Indians Supporting Plaintiffs-Appellants Motion for Rehearing En Banc, Knight v. Thompson as Amicus Curiae, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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Brief for Thirteenth Amendment Scholars, United States v. Hatch as Amicus Curiae, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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Call the Colorado Shootings What They Were: Terrorism, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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In the Wake of the Temple Shootings, a New Call for Sikh Leadership, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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Oak Creek and the Future of Sikhs in America, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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Out of Sight, Out of Legal Recourse: Interpreting and Revising Title VII to Prohibit Workplace Segregation Premised on Religion, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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Religious Freedom and Inmate Grooming Standards, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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The Unconstitutionality of Urban Poverty, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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Violence against Sikhs stems from ignorance and fear, Dawinder S. Sidhu

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Dawinder S. Sidhu on Hate Crimes, Terrorism, and Sikhs, Dawinder S. Sidhu and Benjamin Wittes

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The Practice of Disaster Law, Clifford J. Villa

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Law School a Wellspring of Future U.S Leaders, Kevin Washburn

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Law school a wellspring of future U.S. leaders, Kevin Washburn

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What's at Stake for Tribes? – The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel Opinion on Internet Gaming, Testimony of Dean Kevin K. Washburn, Oversight Hearing Before the United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, 112th Congress, Second Session, Kevin Washburn

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Lines of Tribe, Christine Zuni Cruz

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The Indigenous Legal Tradition as Foundational Law, Christine Zuni Cruz

Submissions from 2011

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Can They Do That to Me?! Does the 8th Amendment Protection Children’s Best Interests?, Maryam Ahranjani

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Environmental Review of Western Water Project Operations: Where NEPA has not Applied, Will it now Protect Farmers from Fish?, Reed D. Benson

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New Adventures of the Old Bureau: Modern-Day Reclamation Statutes and Congress Unfinished Environmental Business, Reed D. Benson

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Public on Paper: The Failure of Law to Protect Public Water Uses in the Western United States, Reed D. Benson

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Can Havruta Style Learning Be a Best Practice in Law School?, Barbara P. Blumenfeld

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Teaching, Thinking, and the Legal Creative Process, Barbara P. Blumenfeld

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Whos the Boss?: The Need for Thoughtful Identification of the Client(s) in Special Education Cases', Yael Cannon

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Correcting Myopia in Domestic Violence Advocacy: Moving Forward in Lawyering and Law School Clinics, Camille Carey

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Tribal Court Convictions and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines: Respect for Tribal Courts and Tribal People in Federal Sentencing, Barbara L. Creel

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Too Hot to Handle: Climate Change and Agricultural Water Use, Denise D. Fort

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Groundwater Policy in the Western United States, Denise D. Fort and Summer McKean

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Lawyering Beyond Without Leaving Individual Clients Behind, April Land

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Universal Citation and the American Association of Law Libraries: A White Paper, Jennifer Laws, Timothy L. Coggins, and John Cannan

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Regulating Payday Loans: Why this should Make the CFPB's Short List, Nathalie Martin

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Reassessing Concurrent Tribal-State-Federal Criminal Jurisdiction in Kansas, Aliza Organick

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Challenges Associated with Providing Tenure and Continuous Appointment Opportunities for Academic Law Librarians, Carol A. Parker

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How Law Schools Benefit When Librarians Publish, Teach and Hold Faculty Status, Carol A. Parker

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Tenure Advice for Law Librarians and Their Directors, Carol A. Parker