REPLAY: 2023 Annual Meeting Highlights - Current Legal Events in New Mexico
Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2023
Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Credits: 2.0 G
**Note: This program includes a pre-recorded video. Attendees must view this program from a device with audio (i.e. laptop with built-in or externally attached speakers). Viewers may not use their phone as an audio source as the sound will not work. This program counts as "live" credit.**
Original presented on July 27 and July 29, 2023
Hermit's Peak/Calf Canyon Wildfire Damages Claims Update and Negligence Refresher
Speaker - Prof. Carol M. Suzuki, UNM School of Law
Carol Suzuki will discuss options to claim relei after the Hermit's Peak/Calf Canyon fires. In 2022, U.S. Forest Service prescribed burns got out of control and combined to become a wildfire whose devastation has led to claims of personal injury, loss of property, business loss, and financial loss. She will remind attendees of the elements of negligence as she provides an update on the Hermit's Peak/Calf Canyon Fire Assistance Act and regulations and compares it to the Federal Torts Claims Act.
#FreeTheHairNM: Updated Race Discrimination Laws
Speaker - Aja N. Brooks, US Attorneys' Office, District of New Mexico; Torri A. Jacobus, New Mexico Supreme Court Commission on Equity and Justice
This CLE provides attendees with a general knowledge of historical and current race related discrimination through the regulation of hair textures and styles commonly associated with race and culture. Additionally, presenters will discuss the ramifications of the new CROWN ACT inspired amendments to the NM Human Rights Act that include hair textures, styles, and cultural headdresses within the definition of race.
Important information & login instructions:
- Registration closes the day before the program; registration and payment must be received prior to 10 a.m. MT the day before the event.
- Once registered for the webinar, you will receive emails (one day before and shortly before the start time) with instructions to join.
- This program uses the BlueSky platform.