NM Court of Appeals Sets March 16 Oral Arguments

NM Court of AppealsThe New Mexico Court of Appeals has scheduled two hearings on March 16 at the Court of Appeals Pamela B. Minzner Law Center. The oral arguments are open to the public. The first one begins at 9:30 a.m. and the second one at 11 a.m.

9:30 a.m. Oral Argument
A three-judge panel will preside: Chief Judge James Wechsler, Judge Roderick Kennedy and Judge Tim Garcia (`84).

Following are the details of the case:
State of New Mexico, Plaintiff-Appellee, represented by Anita Carlson
vs.
Alicia Victoria Gonzales, Defendant Appellant, represented by Jane Bloom Yohalem

Defendant-appellant challenges the state’s charges of child abuse for injury to child in another car while driving while intoxicated, based on the Legislature’s lack of intent for the statute to apply to such a scenario.

Appellant’s Brief in Chief
Appellee’s Answer Brief
Appellant’s Reply Brief

 

11 a.m. Oral Argument
A three-judge panel will preside: Chief Judge Wechsler, Judge Celia Foy Castillo (`81), and Judge Robert Robles (`75).

Following are the details of the case:
City of Albuquerque, Petitioner-Appellee represented by Shelly B. Mund
Vs.
Juan Montoya, Director of the Public Employee Labor Relations Board, and the Public Employee Labor Relations Board, Respondents-Appellants, represented by Andrea Buzzard
and
AFSCME Council 18 and Local 624, Real Party in Interest-Cross Appellant, represented by Shane C. Youtz

Respondents-appellants seek a determination that the State Labor Board and the Public Employee Labor Relations Board have jurisdiction to hear a prohibited practices complaint that had been previously heard by the City of Albuquerque’s labor-management relations board.

Appellant’s Brief in Chief
Cross-Appellants’ Notice of Joinder to Appellants’ Brief in Chief
Appellee’s Response to Brief in Chief
Appellant’s Reply Brief

For more information, contact Nora Gonzales at 505-841-4618.