New Mexico Supreme Court

Local News
4:26 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Supreme Court Weighs In On Dairy Rulemaking

The New Mexico Supreme Court heard arguments in two cases on Monday regarding how the rulemaking hearing process to amend regulations for the dairy industry are being handled.
Credit Rita Daniels

 On Monday the New Mexico Supreme Court made two rulings that affect how proposed amendments to regulate wastewater from the dairy industry will proceed.

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Public Health New Mexico
9:36 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Mothers Fight Stigma Of Drug Addiction

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The number of babies born addicted to drugs has risen sharply over the last decade or so in New Mexico. KUNM’s Public Health reporter Marisa Demarco brings us this story of how stigma surrounding addiction and pregnancy is contributing to the increase.

Mia just gave birth to a healthy baby boy even though she was addicted to methamphetamine until about a month and a half before he was born. Her name has been changed in this story to protect her identity. "My number one fear when I was using while pregnant was to lose him or him being born with something wrong," she said

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Local News
3:51 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

NM Supreme Court Reinstates Convictions of Religious Leader

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's highest court has reinstated the convictions of religious group leader Wayne Bent for sexual misconduct with teenage followers. The state Supreme Court today reversed the Court of Appeals, which had tossed out Bent's convictions because the term of a grand jury had expired before it indicted Bent. The case goes back to the appeals court to deal with other pending legal questions in the 71-year-old Bent's case.