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Associate Professor of Law

Email: vpalacio@mail.smu.edu

Phone: 214-768-2571


J.D., 1975, University of Nebraska College of Law

Professor Palacios held the Hastie Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin College of Law from 1975-77; she taught at the University of Utah College of Law from 1977-83, and as an adjunct professor from 1983-88. She has been on the faculty of the National Institute of Corrections since 1987 and has written an NIC monograph, Parole Law (1990, revision to be published in 1994). From 1983-90 Professor Palacios was a member, and for two years chair, of the Utah Parole Board. In 1990-91 she was a visiting associate professor at the University of Notre Dame Law School. She teaches in the areas of torts and criminal justice.


CRIMINAL LAW, 53 SMU Law Review 797 (2000).