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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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Panel sends all three Court of Appeals applicants to Governor Martinez

My apologies for the lack of posting last week, but I was feeling a bit under the weather. Last week the Judicial Nominating Commission sent the names of all three applicants for the presently vacant Court of Appeals–Stephen French, Julie … Continue reading

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Three apply for vacant seat on NM Court of Appeals

Three lawyers have submitted applications to the Judicial Nominating Commission, seeking to fill the seat vacated by Judge Cynthia Fry at the end of 2015. Here they are in alphabetical order: 1. Stephen G. French is a an experienced and … Continue reading

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Deadline to apply for vacant NM Court of Appeals seat is January 19

The New Mexico Judicial Nominating Commission has announced that applications to fill the vacancy on the Court of Appeals caused by Judge Cynthia Fry’s retirement are due on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. You can get a copy … Continue reading

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Court rejects challenge to Justice Nakamura’s appointment to NM Supreme Court

According to this story by Phaedra Haywood in the Santa Fe New Mexican, state district court judge David Thomson dismissed disbarred lawyer Stuart Stein’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Justice Nakamura’s appointment to the New Mexico Supreme Court. Mr. Stein’s … Continue reading

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The lawsuit challenging Judge Nakamura’s appointment to the NM Supreme Court lacks merit

According to this report by Phaedra Haywood in the Santa Fe New Mexican, disbarred lawyer Stuart Stein has filed a lawsuit challenging Judge Judith Nakamura’s appointment to the New Mexico Supreme Court on the ground that the Judicial Nominating Commission … Continue reading

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Commission selects four applicants for NM Supreme Court

In my earlier post about this morning’s Judicial Nominating Commission meeting, I noted that I had to leave at lunch time, so I did not get to see who was selected, but according to this story by Scott Sandlin in … Continue reading

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Nominating commission interviews NM Supreme Court applicants

This morning I had the pleasure of attending the New Mexico Judicial Nominating Commission’s meeting in Santa Fe to interview applicants for the Supreme Court seat that Justice Bosson will vacate at the end of the month. The meeting started at … Continue reading

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Eight apply for NM Supreme Court vacancy

The Santa Fe New Mexican has this story about the eight judges and lawyers who applied for the upcoming vacancy on the New Mexico Supreme Court by yesterday’s deadline. The New Mexico Judicial Nominating Commission will interview the applicants on … Continue reading

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Applications for the upcoming NM Supreme Court vacancy are due on October 9

The New Mexico Judicial Nominating Commission has announced that it is accepting applications for the seat on the New Mexico Supreme Court that will be vacated by Justice Richard Bosson on October 31, 2015. As I reported here, Justice Bosson … Continue reading

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