SCT Docket No. 32,748

Supreme Court grants Commission’s Petition to Accept Stipulation Agreement to Permanent Resignation from Judicial Office in Lieu of Further Disciplinary Proceedings concerning Hon. Dwight Crenshaw, Lea County Magistrate Court, SCT Docket No. 32,748. The resignation is effective December 31, 2010. To download a copy of the order, click here.

SCT Docket No. 32,501

Supreme Court grants Commission’s Motion to Accept Stipulation Agreement to Permanent Resignation from Judicial Office in Lieu of Further Disciplinary Proceedings concerning Hon. Lupe Fuentez, Dexter Municipal Court, SCT Docket No. 32,501. The resignation is effective December 28, 2010. Judge Fuentez had been on unpaid temporary suspension since August 5, 2010. To download a copy of the order, click here.

SCT Docket No. 29,508

Supreme Court grants Commission’s Motion to Accept Stipulation Agreement to Permanent Resignation from Judicial Office in Lieu of Further Disciplinary Proceedings concerning Hon. James Locatelli, Las Cruces Municipal Court, SCT Docket No. 29,508. The resignation is effective November 20, 2010. To download a copy of the order, click here.

SCT Docket No. 32,422

Supreme Court grants Commission’s Petition for Discipline concerning the Hon. Robert M. Schwartz, Second Judicial District Court, SCT Docket No. 32,422, JSC Inquiry No. 2009-081. Judge found to have committed willful misconduct in office and will receive the following discipline: $6,000.00 fine, public reprimand, complete sexual harassment course, and take leave during future medication transitions. The Commission’s cost reimbursement request … Read More

SCT Docket No. 31,920, JSC Inquiry No. 2008-094

Supreme Court grants Commission’s Motion to Accept Stipulation to Permanent Resignation from Judicial Office in Lieu of Further Disciplinary Proceedings concerning the Hon. Joseph Guillory, Dona Ana County Magistrate Court, SCT Docket No. 31,920, JSC Inquiry No. 2008-094. To download copy of order, click here.

SCT Docket No. 32,557

Supreme Court denies Commission’s Petition for Discipline upon Stipulation and unseals file concerning Hon. Sam B. Sanchez, Eighth Judicial District Court, SCT Docket No. 32,557. The petition was filed on August 19, 2010 under seal pursuant to Rule 27-104(B) NMRA. To download Court’s orders, click here.

SCT Docket No. 31,920

Supreme Court grants Commission’s Emergency Petition for Immediate Temporary Suspension of Hon. Joseph Guillory, Dona Ana County Magistrate Court, SCT Docket No. 31,920. The Court suspended Judge Guillory retroactively to August 13, 2010 and stated that the order did not affect any pending Commission proceedings concerning the judge. The Commission had filed the petition on August 13, 2010 under seal … Read More

SCT Docket No. 32,422

Supreme Court schedules oral argument on Commission’s August 16, 2010 Petition for Discipline concerning Hon. Robert M. Schwartz, Second Judicial District Court, SCT Docket No. 32,422. The Court also denies Judge Schwartz’s motions to seal or strike the petition and record proper, unseals Supreme Court file, and establishes a briefing schedule. Oral argument on the petition is scheduled for October … Read More