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State’s Public Defenders ask NM Supreme Court to postpone all trials, allow telephonic hearings


Confined populations, their attorneys need extra precautions

SANTA FE, NM — The New Mexico Law Offices of the Public Defender on Sunday asked the state’s Supreme Court to immediately postpone all trials across the state and allow all but the most essential hearings to be held telephonically in an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

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