136 ABA Journal New Mexico articles.
Dec 17, 2019 4:18 PM CST
Trump loses bid to block turnover of tax records, plans U.S. Supreme Court appeal
President Donald Trump can’t block a subpoena for his private tax records from New York prosecutors…
Nov 4, 2019 4:28 PM CST
The New Mexico Supreme Court has abolished the spousal communication privilege in a murder case based on testimony by the defendant’s ex-wife and estranged current spouse.
The court said the…
Sep 4, 2019 10:55 AM CDT
Jun 14, 2019 7:30 AM CDT
The New Mexico Supreme Court has appointed a work group to consider whether the state should allow licensed legal technicians to provide civil legal services.
The court has asked the…
May 28, 2019 7:00 AM CDT
In many school districts in New Mexico, juveniles with disabilities are disproportionately referred to police, according to an analysis of federal data by an investigative reporting group.
At least 29…
May 14, 2019 1:55 PM CDT
Parents and school districts have been suing over school funding, using state-mandated performance standards to argue that states aren’t living up to their end of the bargain—and they’re winning.
Apr 1, 2019 1:40 AM CDT
Updated: A federal appeals court has agreed to toss a challenge to New Mexico bail reform rules that discourage the use of money bail.
The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of…
Feb 26, 2019 12:13 PM CST
The Department of Homeland Security has announced that, beginning Friday, asylum-seekers at the San Ysidro port of entry are being sent back to Mexico to await asylum hearings.
Jan 25, 2019 12:06 PM CST
A New Mexico man applying for a marriage license in Washington, D.C., last month encountered two workers there who thought his state was a foreign country.
Gavin Clarkson told the…
Dec 3, 2018 7:10 AM CST
The New Mexico Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether a judge improperly barred evidence of a genetic variation linked to impulsive violence in a man’s murder trial.
Nov 28, 2018 7:30 AM CST
The New York attorney general’s office on Thursday issued subpoenas to the states’ eight Catholic dioceses less than a month after the release of a Pennsylvania grand jury report…
Sep 7, 2018 6:05 AM CDT
The cause of death for a civil rights lawyer in Albuquerque, New Mexico, should be changed from “suicide” to “undetermined,” a state judge has ruled.
Judge David Thomson of the…
Aug 16, 2018 11:20 AM CDT
When Jennifer Ramo became executive director of the legal nonprofit New Mexico Appleseed in 2009, the Albuquerque Public Schools were making national news for serving cold cheese sandwiches instead of hot meals to kids whose parents were behind on their lunch tab.
Feb 1, 2018 2:50 AM CST
In 2010, Cindy Stubbs was nearing the end of a 14-year sentence in a South Carolina prison, determined never to return. A mother of four, locked up on gun and…
Jan 18, 2018 1:25 PM CST