Category Archives: New Mexico Court of Appeals

Interview with Judge Stephen French, Republican candidate for the NM Court of Appeals

I recently spoke with Judge Stephen French, who was appointed by Governor Susana Martinez to the Court of Appeals earlier this year, and who is running as a Republican in the general election next month. His campaign website is here. … Continue reading

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Interview with Julie Vargas, Democratic candidate for the New Mexico Court of Appeals

I recently spoke with Julie Vargas, an Albuquerque lawyer in private practice who is now the Democratic candidate for the New Mexico Court of Appeals: Q.  Good afternoon, I’m here with Julie Vargas, candidate for the New Mexico Court of … Continue reading

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Register for the NM Appellate Bench & Bar Conference on October 28

On Friday, October 28, the New Mexico Bench and Bar Conference will take place at the Supreme Court in Santa Fe. If you want to learn more about appellate practice in New Mexico, or ask questions of our appellate judges, … Continue reading

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Judges Bustamante & Kennedy to retire from NM Court of Appeals

According to the Judicial Nominating Commission, Judge Michael Bustamante will retire from the New Mexico Court of Appeals on October 31, 2016, and Judge Roderick Kennedy will retire from the Court on November 30, 2016. Andrew Oxford has this comprehensive … Continue reading

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NM Court of Appeals: Police not immune from loss of consortium claims

In Thompson v. City of Albuquerque, the Court of Appeals has held that the Tort Claims Act does not shield law enforcement officers from loss of consortium claims. The unanimous opinion in this case was written by Judge Michael Bustamante.

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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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Judge Hanisee to speak at Albuquerque Lawyers Club on May 4

Judge Miles Hanisee of the New Mexico Court of Appeals will speak at a lunch meeting of the Albuquerque Lawyers Club on May 4, 2016, at noon, at Seasons Rotisserie and Grill in Albuquerque. The luncheon is free to members, … Continue reading

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Stephen French’s investiture as a judge on the NM Court of Appeals to be held on April 21

The Court of Appeals has announced that Judge Stephen French’s investiture ceremony will occur on Thursday, April 21, 2016, at 4:30 p.m., at the Court of Appeals building in Albuquerque, the Pamela B. Minzner Law Center at 2211 Tucker NE. … Continue reading

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New Mexico Court of Appeals celebrates 50th anniversary

On Friday, April 1, the New Mexico Court of Appeals celebrated 50 years of existence. Some of the Court’s history is recounted in this op-ed by Judge Zamora and Judge Bustamante, which ran in the Santa Fe New Mexican. A … Continue reading

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Help the NM Court of Appeals celebrate its 50th Anniversary on April 1

On Friday, April 1, the New Mexico Court of Appeals will hold a reception to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of its existence. The celebration will be held at the Court of Appeals building in Albuquerque, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 … Continue reading

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