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 1999

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Testimony, Antoinette M. Sedillo Lopez

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Translating Legal Terms in Context, Antoinette M. Sedillo Lopez

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Brief of Intervenor, Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF), M.v.H., Laura Spitz

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[On the] Road Back in: Community Lawyering in Indigenous Communities, Christine Zuni Cruz

Submissions from 1998

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Maintaining the Status Quo: Protecting established water uses in the Pacific Northwest, despite the rules of prior appropriation, Reed D. Benson

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Recommendations For An Environmentally Sound Federal Policy on Western Water, Reed D. Benson

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State v. Gomez and the Continuing Conversation over New Mexico's State Constitutional Rights Jurisprudence, Michael B. Browde

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Some Observations on the Juvenile Commitment Cases: Reconceptualizing what the Child has at Stake, James W. Ellis

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A Nineteenth Century Habeas Corpus Mill: The Chinese Before the Federal Courts in California, Christian G. Fritz

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Book review: Land Grants and Lawsuits in Northern New Mexico by Malcolm Ebright (UNM Press, 1994), Christian G. Fritz

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The Environmental Justice Misfit: Public Participation and the Paradigm Paradox, Eileen Gauna

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A Closer Look: The Case for a Mediation Confidentiality Privilege Has Not Been Made, Scott H. Hughes

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Facilitative Mediation or Evaluative Mediation: May Your Choice Be a Wise One, Scott H. Hughes

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Panel Discussions from "Indian Nations on the Eve of the 21st Century, John P. LaVelle, Frank Pommersheim, Larry Long, James Abourezk, and Christopher Schneider

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Excursions of a Random Walk Related to the Strong Law of Large Numbers, Max J. Minzner, Travis Lee, and Evan Fisher

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Religious Rituals and LatCrit Theorizing, Margaret E. Montoya

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The Inevitable Collision: Affirmative Action and the Constitution, Jennifer Moore

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Reflections on the LSAC National Longitudinal Bar Passage Study: Two Findings That Have Immediate Impact, Leo M. Romero

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Brief of Intervenor, Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF), Ferrel v. Ontario, Laura Spitz

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Strengthening What Remains, Christine Zuni Cruz

Submissions from 1997

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Whose Water Is It? Private rights and public authority over reclamation project water, Reed D. Benson

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The Piracy Gap: Protecting Intellectual Property in an Era of Artistic Creativity and Technological Change, Sherri L. Burr

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Alternative Visions of American Constitutionalism: Popular Sovereignty and the Early American Constitutional Debate, Christian G. Fritz

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A Brief History of New Mexico Water Rights Administration since 1907, G. Emlen Hall

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The Pecos River Controversy- How Did We Get Here?, G. Emlen Hall

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Honesty, Privacy and Shame: When Gay People Talk About Other Gay People to Nongay People, Steven K. Homer and David L. Chambers

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The Legal Regime for Protecting Cultural Property During Armed Conflict, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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Construction Work: The Canons of Indian Law (Case Note), Max J. Minzner

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Academic Mestizaje: Re/Producing Clinical Teaching and Re/Framing Wills as Latina Praxis, Margaret E. Montoya

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Lines of Demarcation in a Town Called Frontera: A Review of John Sayles' Movie Lone Star, Margaret E. Montoya

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Of 'Subtle Prejudices,' White Supremacy and Affirmative Action: A Reply to Paul Butler, Margaret E. Montoya

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Voicing Differences (Comment), Margaret E. Montoya

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Restoring the Humanitarian Character of U.S. Refugee Law: Lessons from the International Community, Jennifer Moore

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Bioethics Policy: Looking Beyond the Power of Sovereign Governments (Foreword), Robert L. Schwartz

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Family Secrets, Antoinette M. Sedillo Lopez

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Recent Developments, Kevin Washburn

Submissions from 1996

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A Watershed Issue: The role of streamflow protection in Northwest river basin management, Reed D. Benson

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Of Vulcans and Values: Judicial Decision-Making and Implications for Judicial Education, Paul Biderman

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A Photographer's Guide to Legal Writing, Barbara P. Blumenfeld

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Artistic Parody: A Theoretical Construct, Sherri L. Burr

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Changing Interpretations of New Mexico's Constitutional Provisions Allocating Water Resources: Integrating Private Property Rights and Public Values, Charles T. Dumars

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Major Sources of Criteria Pollutants in Nonattainment Areas: Balancing the Goals of Clean Air, Environmental Justice, and Industrial Development, Eileen Gauna

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The Legal Culture of Northern New Spain, 1700-1810 by Charles R. Cutter, G. Emlen Hall

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An Enlightened Addition to the Original Meaning: Voltaire and the Eighth Amendment’s Prohibition Against Cruel and Unusual Punishment, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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A Three-Dimensional Model of Stadium Owner Liability in Spectator Injury Cases, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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Review Essay: “Indians Are Us?: Culture and Genocide in Native North America" by ME Monroe, John P. LaVelle

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Black Women, Gender Equity and the Function at the Junction, Alfred Dennis Mathewson

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Border Crossings in an Age of Border Patrols: Cruzando Fronteras Metaforicas, Margaret E. Montoya

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Voices/Voces in the Borderlands: A Colloquy on Re/Constructing Identities in Re/Constructed Legal Spaces, Margaret E. Montoya and Melissa Harrison

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Representing Mexican Clients in U.S. Courts in Claims of Liability in Industrial Accidents, Ted Occhialino

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Should the Michigan Supreme Court Adopt a Non-Majority Vote Rule for Granting Leave to Appeal?, Carol A. Parker

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Capital Murder and the Domestic Discount: A Study of Capital Domestic Murder in the Post Furman Era, Elizabeth Rapaport

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Brief of Intervenor, Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF), Goertz v. Gordon, Laura Spitz

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Observations on the Evolution of Indian Law in the Law Schools, Rennard Strickland and Gloria Valencia-Weber

Submissions from 1995

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Why IRAC Should Be IGPAC, Barbara P. Blumenfeld

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Indian Culture and Spirituality: Some Reflections on the Shaping and Sharing of Cultural Values, Sherri L. Burr

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House Passess Unbalanced Clean Water Act, Denise D. Fort

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Its Time for a State Environmental Policy Act, Denise D. Fort

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Book review: Rethinking the American Constitutional Tradition: National Dimensions in the Formulation of State Constitutions, Christian G. Fritz

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Federal Environmental Citizen Provisions: Obstacles and Incentives on the Road to Environmental Justice, Eileen Gauna

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Elizabeth's Story: Exploring Power Imbalances in Divorce Mediation, Scott H. Hughes

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Assessing the Evolution and Available Actions for Recovery in Cultural Property Claims, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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Scenes from the Continuum: Sustaining the MacCrate Report's Vision of Legal Education into the Twenty-First Century, J. Michael Norwood

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Law School Training of American Indians as Legal-Warriors, Gloria Valencia-Weber

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Shrinking Indian Country: A State Offensive to Divest Tribal Sovereignty, Gloria Valencia-Weber

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Domestic Violence and Tribal Protection of Indigenous Women in the United States, Christine Zuni Cruz and Gloria Valencia-Weber

Submissions from 1994

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Making a Wrong Thing Right: Ending the "Spread" of Reclamation Project Water, Reed D. Benson and Kimberley J. Priestley

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The American Constitutional Tradition Revisited: Preliminary Observations on State Constitution-Making in the Nineteenth Century West, Christian G. Fritz

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Flooding the Courtrooms: Law and Water in the Far West by M. Catherine Miller., G. Emlen Hall

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Defining Legal Writing: An Empirical Analysis of the Legal Memorandum, Frederick M. Hart and Hunter M. Breland

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Against Marriage, Steven K. Homer

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Law and Language(s): Image, Integration and Innovation, Margaret E. Montoya

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Mascaras, Trenzas, y Grenas: Un/Masking the Self While Un/Braiding Latina Stories with Legal Discourse, Margaret E. Montoya

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Concluding Remarks, Leo M. Romero

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On Privilege, Antoinette M. Sedillo Lopez

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1993 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Effective December 1, 1993, Daid J. Stout

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You've Got It Coming -- Winning Discovery through Effective Motions Practice, David J. Stout

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American Indian Law and History: Instructional Mirrors, Gloria Valencia-Weber

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Tribal Courts: Custom and Innovative Law, Gloria Valencia-Weber

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The Southwest Intertribal Court of Appeals, Christine Zuni Cruz

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Recognizing and Enforcing State and Tribal Judgments: A Round Table Discussion of Law, Policy and Practice, Christine Zuni Cruz, Mario E. Occhialino Jr., Philip Sam Deloria, Richard E. Ranson Honorable, Robert N. Clinton, Robert Laurence, and Nell Jessup Newton

Submissions from 1993

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Popular Sovereignty, Vigilantism and the Constitutional Right of Revolution, Christian G. Fritz

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Life Style, Health Status, and Distributive Justice, Robert L. Schwartz

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Colonization, Antoinette M. Sedillo Lopez

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R. v. Parks: Automatism and Murder, Laura Spitz and Isabel Grant

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Cipollone v. Liggitt Group, Inc., Federal Preemption and the Preservation of State Common Law Claims (Product Liability), David J. Stout

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The Government Contractor Defense, David J. Stout

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California Dreaming: Water Transfers from the Pacific Northwest, Clifford J. Villa

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Recognizing and Enforcing State and Tribal Judgments: A Round Table Discussion of Law, Policy and Practice, Christine Zuni Cruz, Richard E. Ranson Honorable, Philip Sam Deloria, Robert N. Clinton, Robert Laurence, Nell Jessup Newton, and Mario E. Occhialino Jr.

Submissions from 1992

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500 Years after Columbus: Promoting and Protecting Multiculturalism in the Arts, Sherri L. Burr

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History of the New Mexico Court of Appeals, Thomas A. Donnelly and Pamela B. Minzner

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Decisions by and for People with Mental Retardation: Balancing Considerations of Autonomy and Protection, James W. Ellis

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Limits on the State's Power to Confine 'Dangerous' Persons: Constitutional Implications of Foucha v. Louisiana, James W. Ellis

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The Judicial Business of a Nineteenth-Century Federal Trial Court: The Northern District of California, 1851-1891, Christian G. Fritz

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Shell Games: The Continuing Legacy of Rights to Minerals and Water on Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in the Southwest, G. Emlen Hall

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Corporate Culpability Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, Jennifer Moore

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Two Legal Constructs of Motherhood: "Protective" Legislation in Mexico and the United States, Antoinette M. Sedillo Lopez

Submissions from 1991

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Reflections on a Scholarly Agenda for the Beginning Law Professor, Sherri L. Burr

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Liberation of Foreign Investment Policies in Mexico: Legal Changes Encouraging New Direct Foreign Investment, Charles T. DuMars

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State Market Power and Environmental Protection: A State's Right to Exclude Garbage in Interstate Commerce, Charles T. DuMars