Category Archives: Jurisdiction

NM Court of Appeals sets standard for personal jurisdiction over foreign defendants

Minimum contacts.  Purposeful availment.  Haled into court. Stream of commerce. You may not have heard those phrases since your first year of law school, but last week the Court of Appeals, in Sproul v. Rob & Charlie’s, Inc., took up … Continue reading

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Court of Appeals confirms that deemed denied provision in statute is no longer valid.

In the past, New Mexico’s rules governing post-judgment motions contained many “deemed denied” provisions.  For example, if a post-judgment motion were timely filed, and the district court did not act on the motion within 30 days, the motion was deemed … Continue reading

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