Defending Liberty in New Mexico since 1962
APD Forward Calls for Immediate Release of Police Body Camera Footage of Car Accident That Ended in a Fatal Police Shooting
APD Forward, a coalition of community organizations and individuals seeking to reform APD, is calling for the prompt release of body camera footage of this shooting so that the driver’s family and the...
Immigrants Detained at Torrance County Detention Facility in New Mexico Announce Hunger Strike, Issue Collective Protest Letter
Immigrants detained at Torrance County Detention Facility in New Mexico issued an open letter and announced a hunger strike to protest dangerous conditions and mistreatment by U.S. Immigration and Customs...
New Records Reveal Appalling Conditions, Understaffing at Troubled Torrance County Detention Facility Worse Than Previously Known
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico and Innovation Law Lab today released more than a hundred pages of documents, obtained through public records requests and litigation, show dangerous...
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New Mexico Civil Rights Act
The New Mexico Civil Rights Act creates a legal remedy for New Mexicans to bring claims for damages in state court against police officers and other public officials who violate the rights guaranteed to them under the New Mexico Constitution.