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NM Court of Appeals Schedules August 22, 10:00 AM Hearing

August 12, 2016 - Jen Laws

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The New Mexico Court of Appeals has scheduled a hearing at the Pamela B. Minzner Law Center on Monday, August 22, 2016. The oral argument is open to the public and begins at 10:00 A.M.

A three-judge panel will preside: Judge Jonathan B. Sutin (’63), Judge Roderick Kennedy, and Judge Stephen G. French.

Following are the details of the case:

CECILIA TAFOYA and CHARLES TAFOYA, Plaintiffs-Appellants, represented by Jane B. Yohalem


PAMELA MORRISON and LEON MORRISON, Defendants-Appellees, represented by Joseph L. Werntz

Plaintiffs-Appellants sought to establish an easement of access to their backyard over the driveway located on land owned by Defendants-Appellees. They appeal from a grant of summary judgment by the district court dismissing all of their claims based on the doctrines of res judicata and collateral estoppel.

For more information, contact Nora Gonzales at 505-841-4618.