NM Court of Appeals Schedules March 28 Hearing

NM Court of AppealsThe New Mexico Court of Appeals has scheduled a hearing at the Pamela B. Minzner Law Center on Wednesday, March 28, 2012.

The oral argument is open to the public and begins at 10:00 am.

A three-judge panel will preside: Judge James J. Wechsler, Judge Jonathan B. Sutin (`63), and Judge J. Miles Hanisee.

Following are the details of the case:

HAMAATSA, INC., a New Mexico Not-for-Profit Corporation,, Plaintiff-Appellee, represented by Thomas A. Simons, IV, Faith Kalman Reyes

vs.

PUEBLO OF SAN FELIPE, a Federally Recognized Indian Tribe, Defendant-Appellant represented by Samuel D. Gollis, Gwenellen P. Janov

Defendant-Appellant seeks to have the trial court’s exercise of jurisdiction over the Pueblo reversed on the grounds of sovereign immunity.

Appellant's Brief in Chief
Appellees' Answer Brief
Appellant's Reply Brief

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

March 28, 2012