Tag Archives: New Mexico History

U.S. District Court to host premiere of a documentary: “Taming New Mexico”

The U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico will host the premiere of a documentary called “Taming New Mexico,” a 56-minute film (narrated by Sam Donaldson) that, according to one announcement, “tells the story of now New Mexico … Continue reading

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“Our lovely Supreme Court Building” in Santa Fe

Paul Weideman has this story in the Santa Fe New Mexican about our Supreme Court’s distinctive building in Santa Fe, which was built in 1937 by the Public Works Administration as part of the New Deal. The story also includes … Continue reading

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The Spring 2014 edition of NM’s appellate practice section newsletter is out

The Spring 2014 edition of Appellate News, the newsletter of the State Bar of New Mexico Appellate Practice Section, is now out, and contains an interesting interview with Justice Barbara Vigil. You can also read my own interview with Justice … Continue reading

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“Historical Perspectives on New Mexico’s Judicial System”

I have been reading some books about New Mexico’s fascinating history in honor of New Mexico’s statehood centennial.  For those of you who are interested in New Mexico’s legal history, I recommend reading Judge Bruce Black’s article “Historial Perspectives on … Continue reading

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