In the majority of police brutality cases, officers are not criminally prosecuted, and reform advocates contend that is in part because of something called “qualified immunity.” Eliminating qualified immunity emerged as a key demand during the protests that have swept the nation demanding justice for victims of police violence. The
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The Supreme Court issued two orders, one on March 24, 2020 (No. 20-8500-007) and one on March 26, 2020 (No. 20-8500-008), for a temporary moratorium on evictions for those who are unable to pay rent during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
SANTA FE, NM – The New Mexico Office of Superintendent of Insurance (“OSI”) has directed all health insurers operating in the state to cover COVID-19 vaccinations and related services at no cost to a patient.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — More than 50 inmates have sued the Penitentiary of New Mexico claiming the facility near Santa Fe did not protect its inmates from the coronavirus.
Larry Barker Follow-Up Investigation CLAYTON, N.M. (KRQE) – “We don’t want to ever see something like this happen again,” says Northeast New Mexico Prison Warden Tim Hatch. He’s referring to a defining moment at the Clayton, NM prison on September 23, 2017.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. attorney’s office says it destroyed a quarter-million plants during marijuana eradication efforts at 21 farms in the Shiprock area of the Navajo Nation in northwestern New Mexico.
A federal law that provides partial compensation for miners, millers and truck drivers who worked in the nation’s uranium mining industry during the Cold War is coming to an end in July 2022.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Texas’ statewide mask mandate must extend to inside polling places. Election officials Wednesday did not appear to be rushing to enforce the order, however. It was handed down after more than 8 million people have already cast ballots.
The provisions of New Mexico’s Election Code require certain polling places and other election-related facilities to remain open to the public during our State’s upcoming primary election. The New Mexico Supreme Court has recently clarified that these election-related facilities must remain accessible to the public as required to conduct the
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A federal court judge is deciding whether the governor violated an Albuquerque mega church’s First Amendment rights.
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