A Santa Fe judge has been asked to take up the question of how much information the Roman Catholic Church can conceal in clerical sex abuse cases. Read the full article here.
Ex-teacher from Española, as well as the Española school district and a former Fairview Elementary School Principal, face new claims of sexual abuse allegations by another former fourth-grade student. This suit comes on the heels of an out-of-court settlement between ex-teacher, Gary Gregor, and ...
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Eight women who filed a federal lawsuit accusing a former Santa Fe police officer of harassment have accepted a $770,000 settlement from the city. Please click here to read the full article.
Steve Terrell, The New MexicanA judge gave final approval Wednesday, April 2, to a settlement in which the state agreed to pay $3.75 million to families who alleged mismanagement of college savings plans that led to steep investment losses in 2008, just as their children were about to enter colle...
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Santa Fe Public Schools and the parents of a girl who sued her cell phone to capture video of a school bus driver inappropriately touching her and another girl in 2011 have reached a settlement. To read the complete article, please click here.
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A man who was declared suicidal by a New Mexico jail and alleges he was then left to rot in solitary confinement for nearly two years is just one of many former inmates who say they were denied essential mental health services while incarcerated at that detention center, which like others across ...
This cartoon appeared in the October 31, 2011 edition of the Navajo Times. www.navajotimes.com/comics/index.php
A copy of the press release is available here: userfiles/10 13 11 Press Release re Appt of Successor Special Prosecutor.pdf And selected news articles are available here: userfiles/RE - SPECIAL PROSECUTOR.pdf
United States v. Larry Lujan, 2:05-CR-00924 RB (three month federal death penalty trial with life verdict returned Oct. 5, 2011.) The first federal capital case to go to trial in New Mexico since Furman v. Georgia was decided in 1972. You can read about it here.
The law firm of Rothstein Donatello LLP announces the following members of the Firm have been listing in the 2018 edition of “Best Lawyers in America” based on lawyer surveys. Mark H. Donatello has ben listed in the white collar and general criminal defense practice areas since 1989. Richard W...
Settlement reached in the Hidalgo Jail Strip Search Class Action. For information on the settlement reached in the Hidalgo County Jail Strip Search Class Action, click here: shannonvhidalgocounty.com
An interview with Mark Donatelli, a leading criminal defense lawyer in New Mexico, has lobbied against capital punishment since 1979. Read the full interview here.