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Curtis Hayes

Professor of Criminal Justice

Chair, Behavioral Sciences

a photo of Dr. Hayes

 

Office: Phelps Dodge 239

Campus Phone: (575) 538-6325

E-mail:Curtis.Hayes@wnmu.edu

 

Began at WNMU: 1993

Education

J. D., University of Utah

B. A., Political Science, University of Utah

 

Professor Hayes practiced law for ten years, nine as a prosecutor in New Mexico. He is certified as an instructor by the New Mexico Department of Public Safety.

 

Research and academic interests

Criminal Law and Procedure, Ethics, Community Policing, Restorative Justice


Hobbies and Personal Interests

Backpacking

 

University and community service

Chair of Behavioral Sciences Department; Curriculum and Instruction Committee; Alpha Phi Sigma faculty advisor; Criminal Justice Club faculty advisor; Pre-Law Minor advisor; Restorative Justice; Community Center board member.

 

Papers and publications

"The New Federalism: New Mexico's Experience with Independent State Constitutional Analysis"
"Does Whren vs. U.S. Invalidate the Tenth Circuit's Inquiry into Whether a Roadblock is Pretextual"
"Sixth Judicial District Attorney's Office Charging Manual"
"Criminal Justice Articulation in New Mexico"
Legality of Police Officer Physical Testing Standards in New Mexico"

Favorite quote
"Act as if your mother were watching your every move (unless your mother is a sociopath)."


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