Monthly Forum: The Judiciary – Why Does It Matter?
Join us this Wednesday, July 17 at 6 pm to hear Justice C. Shannon Bacon, Judge Zachary Ives and Judge Brian Biedscheid, all appointed by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, discuss the judiciary’s importance in our democracy and why promoting an independent judiciary matters to you.
The Justice and Judges will discuss:
- The structure of the New Mexico Judiciary and the role of the Judiciary in State Government.
- The panoply and protection of individual rights under the state and federal constitution.
- Seminal cases decided by the New Mexico Judiciary.
- What you can do to ensure an independent judiciary.
Questions and answers will be in accordance with the Judicial Code of Conduct.
Wednesday, July 17, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Center for Progress and Justice, 1420 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe
National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and New Mexico Legal Aid (NMLA) are partnering to host a Rural Pride Summit in New Mexico. The summit will be September 19th-20th at SOMOS in Taos.
Thursday 9/19 we will start at 10am and go until 4pm (lunch provided), and Friday 9/20 we will start at 9am and go to 1pm (breakfast provided).
Please click HERE to register.
The DPSFC does not endorse any candidates in the Democratic Primary Elections. All candidates will be invited to speak at a ward meeting.
Monthly meeting of the Executive Committee. Committee members include the Chair, Vice Chair, Executive Officers, Ward Chairs, and Ward Vice Chairs.