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August 29 - Recent New Mexico Developments in the Law of Torts


UNM Law Professor Series: Recent New Mexico Developments in the Law of Torts

Date: Thursday August 29, 2024
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Credits: 1.0 G

This session will explore recent developments in the law of torts including the Wrongful Death Act, the Tort Claims Act, the New Mexico Civil Rights Act, and more. It will be a practice-oriented discussion of important cases from the past year.


David Stout is a Regents Lecturer at the University of New Mexico School of Law. He primarily teaches in the legal writing and communication program. He also teaches Torts, Evidence, Insurance Law, and Professional Responsibility. Prior to joining the law school faculty on a full time basis, Professor Stout was a practicing trial lawyer for 28 years specializing in products liability, governmental liability and insurance bad faith. Stout has also chaired numerous supreme court committees including the Civil Uniform Jury Instruction Committee and the Committee on the Code of Judicial Conduct that rewrote the New Mexico Code of Judicial Conduct. He is a past chair of the Code of Professional Conduct Committee and currently serves on the Disciplinary Board. He is a member of the Lawyer’s Assistance Committee that seeks to help law students and lawyers struggling with addiction, depression and other conditions that interfere with their professional and personal lives.

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August 29, 2024
Thu 12:00 PM MDT

Duration 1H 0M

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