Tag Archives: Chief Judge Celia Foy Castillo

Chief Judge Castillo to retire from NM Court of Appeals

Yesterday, Chief Judge Celia Foy Castillo announced her retirement from the New Mexico Court of Appeals, according to this report. Chief Judge Castillo, who hails from Silver City, was elected to the Court in November 2000, and since then has … Continue reading

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Court of Appeals holds interlock devices are required for drug-impaired drivers

Tara Valdez was convicted of driving while intoxicated.  No proof existed that she had drunk any alcohol, but a blood test detected the presence of oxycodone, diazepam, and nordiazepam in her system. A New Mexico statute requires that anyone convicted of DWI be … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: the 23rd annual New Mexico Appellate Practice Institute

The State Bar of New Mexico will be holding its 23rd Annual Appellate Practice Institute on Friday, September 14 at the State Bar Center in Albuquerque. As usual, the Appellate Practice Section has put together a great program.  Several judges … Continue reading

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