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Female Genital Mutilation: A Form of Persecution
The practice of female genital mutilation (hereinafter FGM) raises significant questions regarding the human rights of women and girls, but also regarding our responsibilities to each other as individuals, groups, and ...
A Critique of the Willful, Deliberate, and Premeditated Formula for Distinguishing Between First and Second Degree Murder in New Mexico
(New Mexico Law Review, 1988)
This Article examines the New Mexico law on intentional murder as it appears in the statutes, the uniform jury instructions, and the reported appellate cases. It evaluates the law in New Mexico in terms of the assignment ...
The New Jersey Estoppel Statute in Subdivision Control Administration
(Urban Law Annual, 1968)
Subdivision control statutes allow a municipality to supervise the subdivision of land in the public interest. As part of the subdivision approval process, state enabling acts authorize municipalities to require the developer ...
The Admissibility of Scientific Evidence Under the New Mexico and federal Rules of Evidence
(New Mexico Law Review, 1976)
In State v. Dorsey the New Mexico Supreme Court held that the results of polygraph examinations are admissible in evidence if sufficient foundation has been laid to show that (1) the polygraph operator is an expert, (2) ...
The Quest for Educational Opportunity: Access to Legal and Medical Education in New Mexico
(New Mexico Historical Review, 1978)
ACCESS of minority group members to higher education is one of the burning social and legal issues of our time. The issue centers around two problems: first, how can the number of minority students in higher education be ...
(American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, 1994)
Gender, Legal Education and Legal Careers
(Journal of Legal Education, 1991)
Much of the literature on the careers of women generally-as well as the smaller literature on the experiences of women in legal education and legal practice-supposes that women will follow different paths and have different ...
Test Tube Babies, Surrogate Mothers, Frozen Embryos: Searching for Solutions
(New Mexico Law Review, 1990)
Recently, in the context of a divorce, a Tennessee trial court was faced with the issue of whether to permit the implantation of currently, frozen embryos in Mary Sue Davis' body, or to prohibit the implantation in accordance ...
The American Jury on Trial: Psychological Perspectives (Book Review)
(George Washington Law Review, 1988)
Book Review of S. Kassin & L. Wrightsman, The American Jury on Trial: Psychological Perspectives (1988)
The Federal Air Pollution Program
An awareness of the awesome threat-both to our health and to our economy-posed by a polluted atmosphere has long been widespread. Only recently, however, has concern been translated into conduct on the part of those whose ...