Public defenders in New Mexico will be joining in a coordinated, nationwide public defender march confronting systemic racism, inequity and police violence on Monday, June 8, in locations across the state. The nationwide protest has been organized by Public Defenders for Racial Justice and spearheaded by the Contra Costa (Calif.) Public Defenders.
SANTA FE-New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) Secretary Sonya L. Smith met with representatives from offices of U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich and U.S. Senator