§ 30-12-1 Interference with communications; exception
§ 30-12-2 Grounds for order of interception
§ 30-12-3 Form of application
§ 30-12-4 Entry of order; determination
§ 30-12-5 Contents of order
§ 30-12-6 Order; extension; requirements
§ 30-12-7 Method of recording communication; custody
§ 30-12-8 Use of contents as evidence; disclosure; motion to suppress
§ 30-12-9 Disclosure; when and by whom allowed
§ 30-12-10 Interception of privileged or unauthorized communications
§ 30-12-11 Right of privacy; damages
§ 30-12-12 Disturbing a marked burial ground
§ 30-12-13 Defacing tombs
§ 30-12-14 Unlawful burial

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 30 > Article 12

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.