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2019 Native American Pipeline to Law Initiative

From June 26-30, 2019, 34 prospective Native American pre-law applicants from across Indian Country attended the Native American Pipeline to Law Initiative at UC Berkeley in Berkeley, C.A. During this five-day intensive program, students heard from law school admissions professionals, … Continue reading

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Maurisa Bell, NNALSA 3L of the Year

  Maurisa Bell grew up on the Wind River Reservation in Riverton, Wyoming. She is an enrolled member of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and was also raised around her Northern Arapaho family. In 2015, she graduated from Montana State University … Continue reading

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PLSI Alumni

Send your advice or encouragement to Native American pre-law students. Your quote could appear on new PLSI materials! What advice would you give to a future law student? What advice or encouragement would you give to your pre-law self? The … Continue reading

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Calling all PLSI Alumni!

Send your advice or encouragement to Native American pre-law students. Your quote could appear on new PLSI materials! What advice would you give to a future law student? What advice or encouragement would you give to your pre-law self? The … Continue reading

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Jordan Oglesby on PLSI’s 50th Class in the NM State Bar Indian Law Section’s Newsletter

Here. See “Pipeline to Tribal Sovereignty: Celebrating the Pre-Law Summer Institute’s 50th Class” beginning on page 6.

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PLSI’s Heidi Nesbitt to be Honored by New Mexico Women’s Law Caucus

The Women’s Law Caucus is pleased to announce the 2015 Honorees of the Justice Mary Walters Award will be The Honorable Anne Kass and Heidi Nesbitt, Director of the Pre-Law Summer Institute (PLSI) and Assistant Director of the American Indian … Continue reading

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ABQ in July

Went to Albuquerque to speak to this year’s PLSI’ers and see some sights. Mount Taylor mural A Breaking Bad landmark Beautiful skies And a road runner … or perhaps parking lot runner

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American Indian Law Center’s “Pre-Law Summer Institute for American Indians and Alaskan Natives” Recognized by the American Bar Association

Outstanding news! And well-deserved! Here is the press release: PLSI ABA Award PressRel_FINAL An excerpt: Albuquerque, NM – December 13, 2011 – The Pre-Law Summer Institute for American Indians and Alaskan Natives (PLSI) today announced that it will be recognized by … Continue reading

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Floyd Westerman Walks On

Floyd Red Crow Westerman passes away A great guy and, incidentally, a member of the first class of Indian students in the Pre Law Summer Institute operated by the American Indian Law Center at UNM law school. (H/T Indianz.com)

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