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New Mexico Supreme Court - Santa Fe, NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 35° 41.072 W 105° 56.389
13S E 414959 N 3949365
Quick Description: The New Mexico Supreme Court building.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 11/24/2016 11:01:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMTH5G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
Views: 2

Long Description:
"The New Mexico Supreme Court is the highest court in the U.S. state of New Mexico. It is established and its powers defined by Article VI of the New Mexico Constitution. It is primarily an appellate court which reviews civil and criminal decisions of New Mexico's trial courts of general jurisdiction and certain specialized legislative courts, only having original jurisdiction in a limited number of actions. The New Mexico Supreme Court meets in Santa Fe, the state capital.

The court's five justices are chosen by statewide election, or appointed by the Governor if to fill a seat that has become vacant mid-term; the justices in turn choose who among them will serve as Chief Justice. The second time they face popular election, they must first pass review by a judicial standards committee, and then face a retention election in which they must receive at least 57% of the vote." (visit link)
Year Built: 1937

Current Use of Building: Supreme Court

Level of Courts: State/Provincial

Dates this building was used to house judicial proceedings: 1937-

Physical Address:
237 Don Gaspar Avenue, Room 104 Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501


Hours:
Monday through Friday except legal holidays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.


Related Website: [Web Link]

Architect: Not listed

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