AP - Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham says a retired judge who presided over multiple landmark cases in New Mexico has died. A spokesman for the courts confirmed she died on Thursday. The governor said she was "incredibly saddened by Singleton's passing," and called her a "dedicated jurist. Singleton was remembered by the governor as being the first New Mexico judge to rule in favor of gay marriage in
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Judge Sarah Singelton. Judge Singleton was a dedicated jurist and highly respected member of the community. The first New Mexico judge to rule in favor of marriage equality, she was committed to fairness, equity, and justice and leaves a legacy that will be remembered for many years to come. While she may be most recently remembered for her landmark rulings on marriage equality and in the Yazzie vs. Martinez case, Judge Singleton was a dedicated public servant with decades of experience who committed her life to jurisprudence in New Mexico.
First District Judge Sarah Singleton. SANTA FE — A state judge has issued more than pages of findings — crammed with testimony from experts — to support her landmark ruling that New Mexico is violating the rights of some students by failing to provide a sufficient education. It comes as newly elected Gov.
AP — Sarah Singleton, a retired district court judge who presided over multiple landmark cases in New Mexico, has died at 70, officials said Friday. The Santa Fe New Mexican reported she died of metastatic endometrial cancer. She was remembered by the governor as being the first New Mexico judge to rule in favor of gay marriage.