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Supreme Court Opinions

The Supreme Court generally files opinions on Mondays and Thursdays at 11 a.m. To receive an email notification when a new opinion is filed, you may subscribe to the Supreme Court’s email notification list by sending your name and email address to Learn More

Oral Arguments

The Court generally reserves Mondays and Wednesdays for oral arguments during the second and fourth weeks of each month. Oral arguments are open to the public. Learn More

The Historic New Mexico Supreme Court Building

The Supreme Court of New Mexico is located in the historic Supreme Court Building in downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico, at 237 Don Gaspar Avenue. The Court is situated alongside the Santa Fe River just north of the State Capitol and is one of the premier state capitol buildings listed on the federal, state, and local registries of historic buildings. Learn More

E Filing

Electronic filing comes to the Supreme Court. Learn More

Justices of the Supreme Court of New Mexico

The Supreme Court is comprised of five Justices who serve 8-year terms. Chief Justice Justice C. Shannon Bacon, Justice Michael E. Vigil, Justice David K. Thomson, Justice Julie J. Vargas, Justice Briana H. Zamora. Learn More

Let’s improve civics in New Mexico!

Consider this an invitation for students to learn about and witness the role of the judicial system in our democracy by participating in the New Mexico Supreme Court’s third annual Rule of Law Program—a civics education program for students to learn about how the “rule of law” operates and its vital role in a functioning democratic society.

The New Mexico Supreme Court will hear legal arguments in a criminal case appeal on April 3rd at 1 p.m. in State v. King at the Nick Salazar Center for the Arts on the Northern New Mexico College campus in Española, NM.

Click here to learn more about the Rule of Law Program