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New Mexico Court of Appeals

 

New Mexico Court of Appeals

New Mexico Court of Appeals entrance in the Supreme Court Building
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The New Mexico Court of Appeals is the intermediate-level appellate court for the state of New Mexico.

Contents

  • Jurisdiction 1
  • Judges 2
  • Notes 3
  • External links 4

Jurisdiction

The court has general appellate jurisdiction over the state district courts and certain state agencies. The only exceptions to this grant of jurisdiction are:

These cases are directly reviewed by the New Mexico Supreme Court.

Judges

Ten judges sit on the court, each with their own paralegal and law clerk.

As of 2011, the judges on the court are Chief Judge Cynthia A. Fry and nine associate judges (in order of seniority):

  1. James J. Wechsler
  2. Michael D. Bustamante
  3. Jonathan B. Sutin
  4. Roderick T. Kennedy
  5. Michael E. Vigil
  6. Linda M. Vanzi
  7. Timothy L. Garcia
  8. Monica Zamora [1] [2]
  9. J. Miles Hanisee[3] [4]

Notes

  1. ^ Monica Zamora won against Governor Susana Martinez's appointed judge, J. Miles Hanisee, in the 2012 general election. https://coa.nmcourts.gov/judges/index.php
  2. ^ http://www.electionpeople.com/nmger2012/StatewideResults/ShowStatewideResultsTable.aspx
  3. ^ J. Miles Hanisee was appointed in July 2011 to fill the seat of Robert E. Robles who resigned after pleading guilty to Webcite on 6 February 2012
  4. ^ http://www.nmcapitolreport.com/2012/12/j-miles-hanisee-will-stay-on-appeals-court.html

External links

  • Official homepage of the New Mexico Court of Appeals


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