Tag Archives: Amicus Curiae

Governor Martinez files amicus brief in SCOTUS labor union case

I hope everyone enjoyed Christmas in October yesterday, and took the opportunity to celebrate the opening of the U.S. Supreme Court’s October 2015 term. Thanks to this story by Dan Boyd in the Albuquerque Journal, I’ve learned that Governor Susana … Continue reading

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NM Supreme Court to review assisted suicide case

The New Mexico Supreme Court has granted certiorari in Morris v. Brandenburg, the case in which the plaintiffs are claiming that a right to assistance in committing suicide exists under the New Mexico Constitution. Last month, the Court of Appeals held, in a … Continue reading

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce files amicus brief in 10th Circuit arguing against excessive punitive damages

According to this post from the Mayer Brown law firm’s terrific Punitive Damages Blog, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has filed an amicus curiae brief in Lompe v. Sunridge Partners, LLC, arguing that a federal district court in Wyoming incorrectly … Continue reading

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Electronic Privacy Information Center files amicus brief asking NM Supreme Court to limit aerial surveillance

Earlier this year I wrote about the Court of Appeals’ decision in State v. Davis, which held that under the New Mexico Constitution, aerial surveillance by police constitutes a search requiring a warrant, or an exception to the warrant requirement. … Continue reading

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Read the amicus briefs filed in support of Elane Photography’s cert. petition

In November, we filed this petition for certiorari in the Supreme Court of the United States, asking the Court to review the New Mexico Supreme Court’s decision in Elane Photography, LLC v. Willock. Last week, several state attorneys general, as … Continue reading

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New Mexico adopts disclosure requirement for amicus curiae briefs

The New Mexico Supreme Court has announced a new disclosure requirement for amicus curiae briefs in the state appellate courts. Effective on December 31, all amicus curiae briefs “shall indicate whether counsel for a party authored the brief in whole … Continue reading

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Read the briefs filed yesterday in New Mexico’s same-sex marriage cases

(UPDATE, Sept. 24, 2013: Please note that the following post is from July 23, 2013. If you would like to read the briefs filed in the latest stage of Griego v. Oliver, please see this more recent post.) Yesterday (July … Continue reading

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City of Santa Fe asks to file amicus brief in same-sex marriage case

According to this story in the Santa Fe New Mexican, City of Santa Fe attorney Geno Zamora has asked the New Mexico Supreme Court for leave to file an amicus curiae brief in the Hanna v. Salazar mandamus writ proceeding. … Continue reading

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