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NM Supreme Court: Probation term does not expire if defendant absconds

When a term of probation expires, it means the defendant has satisfied all criminal liability, and is entitled to a certificate from a court saying so. See NMSA 1978, sec. 31-20-8. The term of probation is tolled, however, if the … Continue reading

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Possession of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” violated probation, says NM Court of Appeals

A defendant was on probation for sex offenses. The conditions of his probation prohibited him from possessing “any sexually oriented or sexually stimulating material.” The New Mexico Court of Appeals held that defendant¬†violated the conditions of his probation by possessing … Continue reading

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