Tag Archives: Justice Richard Bosson

“Justice Bosson ends 21 years on the bench”

I have been remiss in noting that Justice Bosson’s retirement took effect this past weekend. The Albuquerque Journal carried this story by Scott Sandlin marking the occasion and describing the highlights of Justice Bosson’s career. As a book nerd, I … Continue reading

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NM Supreme Court: Aerial surveillance without warrant violates 4th Amendment

Yesterday, the New Mexico Supreme Court issued its opinion in the closely-watched case of State v. Norman Davis. The case began in 2006, when a police helicopter spotted marijuana plants in a greenhouse owned by Mr. Davis in Taos County. … Continue reading

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Justice Bosson to speak at Albuquerque Bar Association on October 6

Justice Bosson will give a talk on his “Reflections from the Bench” at the Albuquerque Bar Association’s luncheon on Tuesday, October 6, at the Embassy Suites Hotel. The luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. and end at 1:00 p.m., and will be … Continue reading

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Tips and useful data on NM Supreme Court practice

At last Friday’s 26th Annual New Mexico Appellate Practice Institute, Justice Richard Bosson and Joey Moya, Clerk of the Court, gave an informative presentation on practice before the New Mexico Supreme Court. Here are some of the useful bits of … Continue reading

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In which prosecutors must keep their promises, and talking to the police does little good

Last week the New Mexico Supreme Court issued its decision in State v. Donovan King, a case where the defendant was convicted of murder and tampering with evidence. After being detained, a police officer relayed a prosecutor’s offer not to … Continue reading

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NM Supreme Court upholds warrantless arrest of shoplifting suspect

Last week the New Mexico Supreme Court, in an opinion by Justice Bosson, upheld the warrantless arrest of a shoplifting suspect in State v. Paananen. Scott Sandlin of the Albuquerque Journal has this story about the decision.

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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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NM Supreme Court rejects former judge’s argument that she wasn’t up for retention in 2014

After the voters declined to retain her in the 2014 general election, Judge Sheri Raphaelson of the First Judicial District Court took the position that she should not have been subjected to a retention election in the first place. Judge … Continue reading

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NM Supreme Court upholds city’s rule barring its employees from seeking or holding elective office

Today the New Mexico Supreme Court issued its ruling in Kane v. City of Albuquerque, upholding provisions of the City Charter and the City Personnel Rules which prohibit city employees from seeking or holding elective office. Emily Kane, a captain … Continue reading

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Register now for the 2015 New Mexico Appellate Practice Institute

The 26th Annual New Mexico Appellate Practice Institute will be held on Friday, September 11, 2015 at the State Bar Center in Albuquerque. The full agenda has now been released, and highlights include: 1.  A keynote address by Judge Jimmie … Continue reading

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