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 2020

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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

Submissions from 2019

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Using the Tenth Amendment to Prevent Forest Fires: An Analysis of the PropertyClause and Tenth Amendment in United States v. Board of County Commissionersof County of Otero, Ryan F. Adragna

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Newsy interviews Ahranjani, 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 Danger in New Mexico's Method of Deciding Whether an Out-of-State Conviction is a Registrable Sex Offense, Sam Ashman

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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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Front Matter, Jennifer Brannen and Serena R. Wheaton

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Thank You Fossil Fuels & Good Night: The Twenty-First Century’s Energy Transition by Gregory Meehan, Rameez Burney

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Constitutional Frankenstein: The Grand Jury Without Checks, Nicholas Chiado

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Earth at Risk by Claude Henry and Laurence Tubiana, Amy Childress

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Bringing Broadband to The Desert: Rural New Mexico, Fiberoptic Cable, and Electric Utility Cooperatives, Janette A. Duran

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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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Book Review: Fractivism: Corporate Bodies and Chemical Bonds, Victor Hall

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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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Front Matter, Natural Resources Journal

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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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Front Matter, Angelica Lopez

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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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Book Review: Sustainability: Approaches to Environmental Justice and Social Power, Melanie McNett

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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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The Silent Problem: The Implicit Personhood Determination in State V. Montoya, Erin Phillips

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Deceleration: Slowing Down to Determine an Accelerated Loan’s Post Dismissal Status, Stephanie Schneider

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

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

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Red River, White Law, Laura Spitz

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It’s Still Me: Safeguarding Vulnerable Transgender Elders, Sarah Steadman

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Book Review: Jonathan P. Thompson, River of Lost Souls: The Science, Politics, and Green Behind the Gold King Mine Disaster (2018), Clifford J. Villa

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Gold King Mine Spill: Environmental Law and Legal Protections for Environmental Responders, Clifford J. Villa

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Let's Talk Protecting Endangered Species, Clifford J. Villa, Ty Bannerman, Will Cavin, Taylor Jones, and Ari Biernoff

Submissions from 2018

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Universities as "Sanctuaries", Maryam Ahranjani

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What Does Immigration Status Have to do with Law School, Maryam Ahranjani

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Searchlight New Mexico interviews Maryam Ahranjani on the Prisonization of America's Public Schools, Maryam Ahranjani and Sara Solovitch

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Federalism and the State Police Power: Why Immigration and Customs Enforcement Must Stay Away from State Courthouses, George Bach

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Albuquerque Journal interviews Reed Benson, Supreme Court hears NM-Texas water dispute, Reed D. Benson

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Keeping Power in Charge: Federal Hydropower and the Downstream Environment, Reed D. Benson

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Eating the Ocean by Elspeth Probyn, Annie Brethour

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Evaluating Intellectual Disability: Clinical Assessments in Atkins Cases, James W. Ellis, Caroline Everington, and Ann M. Delpha

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Grains by Bill Winders (Polity Press, 240 pages; 2017), Sabina Gaynor

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Constructing the First Year Experience: Improving Retention and Graduation Rates at a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Sonia M. Gipson Rankin, Tim Schroeder, Joe Suilmann, and Pamela Cheek

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Introduction, Logan Glasenapp

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Federal Indian Law, Veronica Gonzales-Zamora

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Brief for Southwest Indian Law Clinic as Amici Curiae, United States v. Smith, Veronica C. Gonzales-Zamora and Barbara L. Creel

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Comment in Support of Proposal 2018-006 Immigration status of bar applicants (Rule 15-103(B)(7)), Veronica C. Gonzales-Zamora and New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association, Board of Directors

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Hearsay in New Mexico, Veronica Gonzales-Zamora and Linda Vanzi, Chief Judge

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One Drunk Driver, Shame on You, Two Drunk Drivers, Shame on Who: Reconciling the Unlawful Acts Doctrine with Comparative Negligence, Alison K. Goodwin

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KOB-TV interviews Kastenberg on the Stolen Valor Act, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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Safeguarding Judicial Integrity during the Trump Presidency: Richard Nixon's Attempt to Impeach Justice William O. Douglas and the Use of National Security as a Case Study, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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The History of the University of New Mexico School of Law Librarians' Fight for Faculty Status and Equal Voting Rights, Ernesto A. Longa

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TaxProf Article of the Week: Serge Martinez (New Mexico), Why are We Doing this? Cognitive Science and Nondirective Supervision in Clinical Teaching, Serge A. Martinez

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HLS 200: A Latina's Story about the Bicentennial, Margaret E. Montoya

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KUNM Interviews Jennifer Moore about refugees, asylum, and international law, Jennifer Moore

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Emerging From the Smoke: Does an Employer Have a Duty to Accommodate an Employee’s Medical Marijuana Use After Garcia v. Tractor Supply Company?, Lucía Moran

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New Mexico’s Renewable Portfolio Standard: Analysis of Existing Policy Design Elements and Compliance Obligations Beyond 2020, Gabriel Pacyniak

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Using Empirical studies as a Basis for Updating Intestacy Laws, Sergio Pareja

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New Mexico Tribal Cannabis: Policy, Politics, & Guidance for Government-to-Government Cooperation in State-Tribal Cannabis Compacting, Matthew Ramírez

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Bloomberg Law interviews Elizabeth Rapaport; Trump’s Pardons Quicker Than Obama’s, But ‘Haphazard’, Elizabeth Rapaport

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High Crimes and Misdemeanors: A View From the #MeToo Era, Elizabeth Rapaport

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Entering a Building Without Going Inside: The Implications of State v. Holt for Breaking and Entering Cases in New Mexico, Keri Rezac Thiel

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Property Provisions of the Joint Operating Agreement: An Update for the New 2015 Form JOA, Alex Ritchie and Gary B. Conine

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Front Matter, Selena Sauer

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Introduction, Selena Sauer

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Brief for the Kansas Independent Oil & Gas Association as Amicus Curiae, Joseph A. Schremmer

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The Curious Policy Implications of In re SemCrude: Do Crude Oil Markets Need a Volcker Rule?, Joseph A. Schremmer

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Imputing Regulatory Failures in Oil and Gas Licensing: A Discussion and Proposal, Joseph A. Schremmer and Charles C. Steincamp

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Brief of Amici Curiae Professors, Lamar, Archer & Cofrin, LLP v. R. Scott Appling, Laura Spitz

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Human "Being", Laura Spitz

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Shooting Stars and Dancing Fish: A Walk to the World We Want by Antonio A. Oposa Jr. (Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc., 261 pages; 2017), Olga Starcher

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Es FEMA El Problema? Hurricane Maria and the Slow Road to Recovery in Puerto Rico, Clifford J. Villa

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Building the New American Economy: Smart, Fair, and Sustainable by Jeffrey D. Sachs, Serena R. Wheaton

Submissions from 2017

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The Prisonization of America's Public Schools, Maryam Ahranjani

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We've Got Letters, Maryam Ahranjani

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Public News Service interviews Mary Pareja and Maryam Ahranjani about protesting the nomination of Senator Sessions, Maryam Ahranjani and Mary Leto Pareja

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Is there a right to life for the Colorado River?, Reed D. Benson

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Reviewing Reservoir Operations: Can Federal Water Projects Adapt to Change?, Reed D. Benson

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Brief for Association of Commerce & Industry as Amici Curiae, Beaudry v. Farmers Insurance Exchange, et al., Veronica C. Gonzales-Zamora

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Manual on Pro Bono Appeals Programs for State Court Appeals, Veronica C. Gonzales-Zamora

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Brief for Washington Legal Foundation as Amici Curiae, Arguedas v. Seawright, Veronica C. Gonzales-Zamora and Harrold D. Stratton

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Chief Justice William Howard Taft's Conception of Judicial Integrity: The Legal History of Tumey v. Ohio, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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San Francisco Chronicle Interviews Joshua Kastenberg About President Trump's Missle Strike on Syrian Airfield (Experts see Trump strike as illegal unless U.S. under threat or U.N. authorizes), Joshua E. Kastenberg

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Command Responsibility in the Twenty-First Century: The United States Basic Framework and Future Military (and Quasi-Military) Operations, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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Safeguarding Judicial Integrity by Making the Executive Branch's Unfettered Amicus Gateway Transparent: An Argument for the Supreme Court to Exercise Its Inherent Authority to Make Public the President's Tax and Investment Records, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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The New York Times interviews Kastenberg on the history of the military charge: misbehavior before the enemy, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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The Right to an Independent Judiciary and the Avoidance of Constitutional Conflict: The Burger Court’s Flawed Reasoning in Chandler v. Judicial Council of the Tenth Circuit and Its Unfortunate Legacy, Joshua E. Kastenberg

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Puzder is the Wrong Person for the Job, Serge A. Martinez

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Right Scholarship and the Goddesses of Commercial Law, Nathalie Martin

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What Communities Can Do to Rein in Payday Lending: Strategies for Successful Local Ordinance Campaigns Through a Texas Lens, Nathalie Martin and Robert Mayer