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NMCA: Wrongfully enjoined defendant cannot recover damages in the absence of an injunction bond

Norman Gaume filed a lawsuit claiming that the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission had violated the Open Meetings Act, and asked for an injunction against a committee created by the Commission from taking any further action on certain matters related … Continue reading

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Public trust doctrine does not allow courts to second-guess greenhouse gas regulations

The New Mexico Court of Appeals has rejected a claim that the common-law “public trust doctrine” allows courts to second-guess decisions by the Legislature or administrative agencies about whether, and how, to regulate greenhouse gases. The Court’s opinion in Sanders-Reed … Continue reading

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