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U.S. District Court to host premiere of a documentary: “Taming New Mexico”

The U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico will host the premiere of a documentary called “Taming New Mexico,” a 56-minute film (narrated by Sam Donaldson) that, according to one announcement, “tells the story of now New Mexico … Continue reading

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The investiture ceremony for Judge Henry Bohnhoff of the NM Court of Appeals will be held on March 20

An investiture ceremony for the newest member of the New Mexico Court of Appeals, Judge Henry “Hank” M. Bohnhoff, will be held on Monday, March 20, at 4:30 p.m. at the New Mexico Court of Appeals in Albuquerque. Of course, … Continue reading

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Have lunch with Judge French of the NM Court of Appeals

This Friday, March 3, the Appellate Practice Section of the New Mexico State Bar is hosting a brown-bag (i.e. bring-your-own) lunch with Judge Stephen French of the New Mexico Court of Appeals. If you have any questions about practice before … Continue reading

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Justice Alito to visit Albuquerque on February 14

Justice Samuel Alito of the Supreme Court of the United States will be visiting Albuquerque on Tuesday, February 14, where he will hold a “Fireside Chat.” The event will be held at the old Federal Courthouse Building at 421 Gold … Continue reading

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Have lunch with Judge Wechsler of the NM Court of Appeals

The State Bar’s Appellate Section will host a brown bag lunch with Judge James Wechsler of the Court of Appeals on Friday, December 2, at noon, at the State Bar Center in Albuquerque. This event is part of a series … Continue reading

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Have lunch with Chief Judge Michael Vigil

On Friday, June 10, the Appellate Practice Section will be hosting a brown-bag lunch with Chief Judge Michael Vigil of the Court of Appeals. The lunch will begin at noon at the State Bar Center in Albuquerque. Space is limited, … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Conference will host Justices Sotomayor and Kagan

The schedule for this year’s Tenth Circuit Bench and Bar Conference has been released, and it includes talks by both Justice Sonia Sotomayor (the circuit justice for the Tenth Circuit) and Justice Elena Kagan. Other prominent speakers include appellate lawyers … Continue reading

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Former Justice Patricio Serna to deliver commencement address at WNMU

According to this report in the Silver City Sun-News, former New Mexico Supreme Court Justice Patricio M. Serna will deliver the commencement address on Friday afternoon at Western New Mexico University in Silver City.

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ABA Criminal Justice Section to meet in Albuquerque on April 28-30

The American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section will host its 2016 spring meeting at the Hotel Albuquerque from April 28-30. The program is titled “Neuroscience: Paving the Way for Criminal Justice Reform.” Chief Justice Charles Daniels of the New Mexico … Continue reading

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Federalist Society will host Ilya Shapiro in Albuquerque on May 12

Yesterday I wrote that the American Constitution Society is forming a chapter in New Mexico, and expressed the hope that it will bring interesting speakers and debates to the Land of Enchantment. Well, in a double dose of good news, … Continue reading

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