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Part Two The New Mexico Constitution and Commentary, Art.VI Judicial Department

From: The New Mexico State Constitution

Charles E. Smith

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 05 August 2021

The judicial power of the state shall be vested in the senate when sitting as a court of impeachment, a supreme court, a court of appeals, district courts, probate courts, magistrate courts and such other courts inferior to the district courts as may be established by law from time to time in any district, county or municipality of the state. The legislature is limited to creating only those courts provided by this section (State ex rel Hovey Concrete Products Co. v. Mechem, 1957). Only the legislature, not political subdivisions, may establish the inferior courts...
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