The Supreme Court granted the Commission’s October 29, 2018 Petition to Accept Stipulation to Permanent Resignation from Judicial Office in Lieu of Further Disciplinary Proceedings concerning Anthony Municipal Court Judge Nellie Soriano. The Court ordered that the permanent resignation be effective at 5:00 p.m. on December 3, 2018. To download a copy of the Commission’s petition click here, and for … Read More
The Commission has released its FY 2018 Annual Report, which includes commemoration of the Commission’s 50th Anniversary of service. The report may be viewed or downloaded from this website under the Resources>Annual Reports tabs.
On October 29, 2018, the Supreme Court issued an order granting the Commission’s Petition to Accept Permanent Resignation in Lieu of Further Disciplinary Proceedings concerning Hon. Joe I. Dominguez, Tucumcari Municipal Court Judge. The Commission had filed the petition under seal as required by Supreme Court rules on September 6, 2018. As posted below, following his arrest for DWI the Commission … Read More
The State Bar of New Mexico appointed Nancy Long, Esq. to the Commission. Ms. Long’s four-year term will begin on July 1, 2018.
Public comments received by the May 18, 2018 extended deadline on the Commission’s proposed rule amendments may be reviewed by clicking here. The Commission will consider these comments, determine if any further revision to its proposed rules is appropriate, and will then adopt a final version of the rules with an effective date to be publicly noticed.
On April 9, 2018, the Commission petitioned the New Mexico Supreme Court to issue a Writ of Prohibition and Emergency Stay, No. S-1-SC-36879, concerning a civil complaint filed in the Eleventh Judicial District Court on January 8, 2018 styled, Honorable Trudy Reed-Chase, et al. v. New Mexico Judicial Standards Commission, No. D-1116-CV-2018-19-3, which sought to obtain materials which may be … Read More
The Governor appointed Caleb Chandler to the Commission on April 5, 2018, to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of William “Bill” Leslie. Mr. Chandler will serve for the remainder of the statutory term, which expires on June 30, 2020.
JSC RFP – Office Space REVISED Repost (4-3-18)
The Commission has extended the deadline for public commentary on its proposed procedural rule amendments (see original post below). For comments to be considered by the Commission, comments must now be received by Friday, May 18, 2018, and may be submitted by email to email@example.com or by mail to Judicial Standards Commission, PO Box 27248, Albuquerque, NM 87125-7248. To download … Read More
On February 6, 2018, the Commission filed a Petition for Immediate Temporary Suspension concerning Hon. Joe I. Dominguez, Tucumcari Municipal Court Judge, the day following his arrest for DWI. On February 14, 2018, Judge Dominguez stipulated to the temporary suspension, which the Commission filed with the Court. On February 22, 2018, the Supreme Court granted the motion, accepted the stipulation … Read More
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