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NM Court of Appeals, NM AG candidates speak at forum

On Tuesday, July 1, the Albuquerque Bar Association held a forum for the two candidates for the New Mexico Court of Appeals, incumbent Judge Miles Hanisee, the Republican nominee, and his challenger, appellate lawyer Kerry Kiernan, the Democratic nominee. The forum … Continue reading

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Candidates’ forum for NM Court of Appeals & NM Attorney General on July 1

On Tuesday, July 1, the Albuquerque Bar Association will host a Candidates Forum for the New Mexico Court of Appeals, featuring incumbent Judge J. Miles Hanisee, the Republican nominee, and appellate lawyer Kerry C. Kiernan, the Democratic nominee. Their respective campaign websites are … Continue reading

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Being a former prosecutor should not disqualify one from serving on the Public Defender Commission

Recently, Governor Susana Martinez’s appointment of former district judge, and former prosecutor, Susan Riedel to the New Mexico Public Defender Commission has generated some controversy. Critics of the appointment have made two arguments — first, that Ms. Riedel is not … Continue reading

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