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- New Mexico House Sets Rules for Possible Impeachment of State Treasurer. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;10/12/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32236, p6
Reports that the New Mexico House has adopted a set of rules and a schedule for possible impeachment of indicted state Treasurer Robert Vigil. Arrest of Vigil and former treasurer Michael Montoya on federal charges of extorting kickbacks from investment advisers in return for a contract to...
- Ex-New Mexico Treasurer: Vigil Familiar With Kickback Scheme. // Bond Buyer;4/20/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32364, p6
The article reports on the involvement of former Treasurer Robert Vigil in the federal trial concerning the extortion scheme during his term as deputy treasurer in New Mexico. His predecessor Michael Montoya testified in the court that he accepted millions of dollars in kickbacks from investment...
- New Mexico Governor Asks House to Impeach Treasurer. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;10/3/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32230, p7
Reports that New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson has asked the state's House of Representatives to begin impeachment proceedings against indicted Treasurer Robert Vigil when the Legislature convenes for a special session. Call for the special session to identify ways to provide residents with...
- How to fix our justice system: Let the media be the jury. Rentschler, William H. // Editor & Publisher;10/29/94, Vol. 127 Issue 44, p50
Discusses the effects of the media in the United States justice system. Presumption of guilt and innocence; Trial by publicity.
- Trial by Press? Anderson, Charles-Edward // ABA Journal;Sep90, Vol. 76 Issue 9, p32
Reports on the proceedings in the forum which debated the topic 'Selecting Impartial Juries: Must Ignorance Be a Virtue in Our Search for Justice?,' sponsored by the Annenberg Washington Program. Consensus among panelists that pretrial publicity does not bias jurors; Participation of judges,...
- DEATH AGAIN. Blodgett, Nancy // ABA Journal;Apr88, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p21
Reports on the retrial order for three men who were convicted of killing a family of six in Georgia on May 14, 1976 due to, prejudicial pretrial publicity. Petitions of residents; Status of the case; Plan of filing an appeal for a life sentence of one of the three men convicted.
- Public relations to handle litigation. Lukaszewski, James E. // Vital Speeches of the Day;12/15/96, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p144
Presents the speech by the President of Lukaszewski Group, given before the Council of Chief Legal Officers, The Conference Board, Chicago, Illinois, June 21, 1996, dealing with the journalistic prosecution and the communication realities during criminal proceedings.
- Validity of Restrictive Order of Prior Restraint Pending for Decision by the Supreme Court. Allen, Richard B. // American Bar Association Journal;Jun76, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p770
Examines the validity of restrictive order of prior restraint pending for decision by the U.S. Supreme Court by focusing on the case, 'Nebraska Press Association vs. Stuart'. Overview of the case; Summaries of the arguments from the parties' briefs; Analysis of whether judicial order directly...
- The Power of the Pen: Judge contends colleagues become activists to please the press. Reske, Henry J. // ABA Journal;Sep92, Vol. 78 Issue 9, p24
Highlights the speech presented by Judge Laurence Silberman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia concerning public breaches of judicial etiquette. Relationship between the judiciary and the press; Influence of journalists on the decision making of judges.