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 2005

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DSpace, Institutional Repositories and the Open Access Movement: Why Should you Care?, Carol A. Parker

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Latinas in Legal Education- Through the Doors of Opportunity: Assimilation, Marginalization, Cooptation or Transformation?, Antoinette M. Sedillo Lopez

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The Gift of Enron: An Opportunity to Talk About Capitalism, Equality and the Promise of a North American Charter of Fundamental Rights, Laura Spitz

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Insurance Bad Faith and Punitive Damages After Sloan v. State Farm, David J. Stout

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Reconsidering the Commission’s Treatment of Tribal Courts, Kevin Washburn

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Testimony on the Regulation of Indian Gaming, Oversight Hearing on Indian Gaming, before the United States Senate, Committee on Indian Affairs, 109th Congress, 1st Session, Kevin Washburn

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Testimony on the Regulation of Indian Gaming, United States Senate, Committee on Indian Affairs, 109th Congress, 1st Session, Kevin Washburn

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Four Questions on Critical Race Praxis: Lessons from Two Young Lives in Indian Country, Christine Zuni Cruz

Submissions from 2004

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Fallacies of American Constitutionalism, Christian G. Fritz

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Mediator Immunity: The Misguided and Inequitable Shifting of Risk, Scott H. Hughes

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Analyzing the Constitutional Tensions and Applicability of Military Rule of Evidence 505 in Courts-Martial Over United States Service Members: Secrecy in the Shadow of Lone Tree, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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The Use of Conventional International Law in Combating Terrorism: A Maginot Line for Modern Civilization Employing the Principles of Anticipatory Self-Defense & Preemption, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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Universal Jurisdiction and the Concept of a Fair Trial Prosecutor v. Fulgence Niyonteze: A Swiss Military Tribunal Case Study, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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Petitioner's Brief - Reargument of Oliphant v. Suquamish Indian Tribe, John P. LaVelle

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HIPAA Privacy and Security: Issues for Employer-Sponsored Health Plans, Mary Leto Pareja

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Who Gets in? The Quest for Diversity after Grutter, Margaret E. Montoya, Athena Mutua, Sheldon Zedeck, Frank H. Wu, Charles E. Daye, and David L. Chambers

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Collective Security with a Human Face: An International Legal Framework for Coordinated Action to Alleviate Violence and Poverty, Jennifer Moore

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Where Is Health Law Going?: Follow the Money, Robert L. Schwartz

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At the Intersection of North American Free Trade and Same-Sex Marriage, Laura Spitz

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Racial Equality: Old and New Strains and American Indians, Gloria Valencia-Weber

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Santa Clara Pueblo V. Martinez: Twenty-Five Years of Disparate Cultural Visions an Essay Introducing the Case for Re-Argument Before the American Indian Nations Supreme Court, Gloria Valencia-Weber

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Clear The Air: The Road Taken: A Reflection on Michael C. Blumm & William Warnock's Roads Not Taken: EPA vs. Clean Water, Clifford J. Villa

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Federal Law, State Policy, and Indian Gaming, Kevin Washburn

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Lara, Lawrence, Supreme Court Litigation, and Lessons from Social Movements, Kevin Washburn

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The Mechanics of Indian Gaming Management Contract Approval, Kevin Washburn

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Tribal Courts and Federal Sentencing, Kevin Washburn

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A Different Kind of Symmetry, Kevin K. Washburn

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A Legacy of Public Law 280: Comparing and Contrasting Minnesota's New Rule for the Recognition of Tribal Court Judgments with the Recent Arizona Rule, Kevin Washburn and Chloe Thompson

Submissions from 2003

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The Interior Department's Water 2025: Blueprint for Balance, or Just Better Business as Usual?, Reed D. Benson

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Mental Retardation and the Death Penalty: A Guide to State Legislative Issues, James W. Ellis

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Brief of Amici Curiae American Association on Mental Retardation, The Arc, the Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, and TASH, Tennard v. Dretke, No. 02-10038, cert. granted, Oct. 14, 2003 (consolidated for oral arguments with Smith v. Dretke, No. 02-11309)., James W. Ellis, Norman C. Bay, Michael Browde, Christian G. Fritz, April Land, and Robert Schwartz

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Brief of Amici Curiae American Association on Mental Retardation, The Arc of the United States, the Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, The Arc of Georgia, and the Georgia Advocacy Office, in support of Petitioner, Stripling v. Head, No. 03-1392, cert. granted, Oct. 14, 2003., James W. Ellis, Carol M. Suzuki Ms., Norman C. Bay, and Christian G. Fritz

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Improving New Mexico's Water Management, Denise D. Fort and Tom McGuckin

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Environmental Justice: Stakes, Stakeholders, Strategies, Eileen Gauna and Shiela Foster

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Understanding Conflict in a Postmodern World, Scott H. Hughes

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Enforcing Internationally Recognized Human Rights Violations under the Alien Tort Claims Act: an Analysis of the Ninth Circuit’s Decision in Doe v. Unocal, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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The Customary International Law of War and Combatant Status: Does the Current Executive Branch Policy Determination on Unlawful Combatant Status for Terrorists Run Afoul of International Law, or Is It Just Poor Public Relations?, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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The Right to Assistance of Counsel in Military and War Crimes Tribunals: An International and Domestic Law Analysis, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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Dead to Rights: A Father's Struggle to Secure Mental Health Services for His Son. Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy, April Land

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Are County Officials Liable for Forcibly Executing a Search Warrant Against a Sovereign Indian Tribe, John P. LaVelle

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Un/Braiding Stories About Law, Sexuality and Morality, Margaret E. Montoya

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Speaking Law to Power: Joan Fitzpatrick, 1950-2003 (obituary), Jennifer Moore

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Problem Solving in a Multidisciplinary Environment: Must Ethics get in the Way of Holistic Service, J. Michael Norwood

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Estate Tax Repeal Under EGTRRA: A Proposal for Simplification, Sergio Pareja

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Straight Is the Gate: Capital Clemency in the United States from Gregg to Atkins, Elizabeth Rapaport

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Procedures for Investigating and Prosecuting White Collar Crime, Leo M. Romero

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The Jurisprudence of the Military Industrial Complex, Laura Spitz and Ann Scales

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The Supreme Court's Indian Law Decisions: Deviations from Constitutional Principles and the Crafting of Judicial Smallpox Blankets, Gloria Valencia-Weber

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Current Issues in Native American Law, Gloria Valencia-Weber, Taiawagi Helton, Paul Frye, Samuel Winder, and John Echohawk

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Superfund vs. Mega-Sites: The Coeur d'Alene River Basin Story, Clifford J. Villa

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Indigenous Pueblo Culture and Tradition in the Justice System: Maintaining Indigenous Language, Thought and Law in Judicial Review, Christine Zuni Cruz

Submissions from 2002

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Giving Suckers (and Salmon) an Even Break: Klamath Basin water and the Endangered Species Act, Reed D. Benson

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New Mexico Taxes: Taking Another Look, Robert J. Desiderio

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Twenty Years Later, Robert J. Desiderio

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Water and Population in the American West, Denise D. Fort

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Farmworkers as an Environmental Justice Issue: Similarities and Differences, Eileen Gauna

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Why They Won't Take the Money: Black Grandparents and the Success of Informal Kinship Care, Sonia M. Gipson Rankin

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A Three-Dimensional Model for the Use of Expert Psychiatric and Psychological Evidence in False Confession Defenses Before the Trier of Fact, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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Toward a Great Sioux Nation Judicial Support Center and Supreme Court: An Interim Planning and Recommendation Report for the Wakpa Sica Historical Society’s Reconciliation Place Project, John P. LaVelle and Frank Pommersheim

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Explorations in the Classroom: A Book Review of Secured Credit: A Systems Approach, Nathalie Martin

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Que es la Diferencia?: A Comparison of the First Days of a Business Reorganization Case in Mexico and the United States, Nathalie Martin

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A Glance at the New Article 9 Secured Transaction, Nathalie Martin and Frederick M. Hart

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A Brief History of Chicana/o School Segregation: One Rationale for Affirmative Action, Margaret E. Montoya

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The Future of Civil Rights: A Dialogue, Margaret E. Montoya

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Selecting a Trust Situs in the 21st Century, Sergio Pareja and John A. Warnick

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Judicial Selection in New Mexico: A Hybrid of Commission Nomination and Partisan Election, Leo M. Romero

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Teaching a Professional Responsibility Course: Lessons Learned from the Clinic, Antoinette M. Sedillo Lopez

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Rice v. Cayetano: The Supreme Court Declines to Extend Federal Indian Law Principles to Native Hawaiians Sovereign Rights, Jeanette Wolfley

Submissions from 2001

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Mary Daily v. Boston College: The Impermissibility of Single-Sex Classes in Private Universities, Maryam Ahranjani

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Integrating Indian Law into a First Year Legal Writing Course, Barbara P. Blumenfeld

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Suits against the States: The Changing Law of Immunities, Michael B. Browde, Erwin Chemerinsky, and Ruth Kovnat

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From Noriega to Pinochet: Is There an International Moral and Legal Right to Kidnap Individuals Accused of Gross Human Rights Violations?, Sherri L. Burr

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Television and Societal Effects: An Analysis of Media Images of African-Americans in Historical Context, Sherri L. Burr

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EPA at Thirty: Fairness in Environmental Protection, Eileen Gauna

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A Survey of Federal Agency Responses to President Clinton’s Executive Order Number 12898 on Environmental Justice, Eileen Gauna, Denis Binder, Colin Crawford, M. Casey Jarman, Alice Kaswan, Catherine A. O'Neill, Clifford Rechtschaffen, Bradford C. Mank, and Robert R.M. Verchick

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The Uniform Mediation Act: To the Spoiled Go the Privileges, Scott H. Hughes

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The American Association on Mental Retardation, The ARC of the United States, The American Orthopsychiatric Association, Physicians for Human Rights, The American Network of Community Options and Resources, The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation, The Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, and The National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems as Amici Curiae in Support of Petititioner, April Land, James W. Ellis, Christian G. Fritz, and Michael B. Browde

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Rescuing Paha Sapa: Achieving Environmental Justice by Restoring the Great Grasslands and Returning the Sacred Black Hills to the Great Sioux Nation, John P. LaVelle

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Strengthening Tribal Sovereignty Through Indian Participation in American Politics: A Reply to Professor Porter, John P. LaVelle

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Funding Long Term Care: Is There a Way to Ensure That Our Assets Will Last Longer Than We Will?, Nathalie Martin

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Some Brief Comments about the Pre-Merger Notification Processes in Mexico and the United States, Alfred Mathewson

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Did the Fifteenth Amendment Apply in Bush v. Gore, Alfred Dennis Mathewson

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Grooming Crossovers, Alfred Dennis Mathewson

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Class in LatCrit: Theory and Praxis in a World of Economic Inequality (Foreword), Margaret E. Montoya

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Whither the Accountability Theory: Second-Class Status for Third-Party Refugees as a Threat to International Protection, Jennifer Moore

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Staying Alive: Executive Clemency, Equal Protection, and the Politics of Gender in Women's Capital Cases, Elizabeth Rapaport

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The Georgia Immigration Pardons: A Case Study in Mass Clemency, Elizabeth Rapaport

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Ethnocentrism and Feminism: Using a Contextual Methodology in International Women's Rights Advocacy and Education, Antoinette M. Sedillo Lopez

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Learning Through Service in a Clinical Setting: The Effect of Specialization on Social Justice & Skills Training, Antoinette M. Sedillo Lopez

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Cleaning Up the Tracks: Superfund Meets Rails-to-Trails, Clifford J. Villa

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Recurring Problems in Indian Gaming, Kevin Washburn

Submissions from 2000

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Can’t Get No Satisfaction: Securing water for federal and tribal lands in the West, Reed D. Benson

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O.J. as a Tale of 2 Operas (Essays on the Trials of the Century), Sherri L. Burr

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Instream Flows in New Mexico, Denise D. Fort

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American Constitution-Making: The Neglected State Constitutional Sources, Christian G. Fritz and Marsha L. Baum

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Tularosa and the Dismantling of New Mexico Community Ditches, G. Emlen Hall

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The Attorney-Client Privilege: Practical Military Applications of a Professional Core Value, Joshua E. Kastenberg and Norman K. Thompson

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Children in Poverty: In Search of State and Federal Constitutional Protections in the Wake of Welfare Reforms, April Land

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Funding Long-Term Care: Some Risk-Spreaders Create More Risk Than They Cure, Nathalie Martin

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Les Jeux Ne Sont Pas Fait: The Right to Dignified Long-Term Care in the Face on Industry-Wide Financial Failure, Nathalie Martin