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Comments on changes to New Mexico’s judge excusal rule

In an earlier post, I discussed the New Mexico Supreme Court’s proposed amendments to the rule governing the peremptory excusal of judges. The Court invited comments from the bar, and the period for submitting comments closed on September 27. You can … Continue reading

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NM Supreme Court proposes changes to rule governing peremptory excusal of judges

As a follow-up to its decision in Quality Automotive Center, LLC v. Arrieta, which I discussed earlier in this post, the New Mexico Supreme Court yesterday issued proposed changes to New Mexico Rule of Civil Procedure 1-088.1, which governs the … Continue reading

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New Mexico Supreme Court establishes new standard for peremptory excusals of judges

After spending the first four years of my legal career in Philadelphia, I returned to New Mexico in 2004. While I expected that New Mexico practice would differ from Pennsylvania’s, by far the biggest surprise was that each party to … Continue reading

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