NM judge accused of misbehavior agrees to resign

March 1, 2013 • State News

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A northern New Mexico judge has agreed to resign amid allegations of misbehavior involving his wife, a worker in the court, the state Judicial Standards Commission announced.

District Judge Eugenio S. Mathis, of Las Vegas, agreed Thursday to resign under an agreement approved by the state Supreme Court, Commission Director Randall Roybal said.

Roybal, director of the Judicial Standards Commission, said the commission petitioned for an immediate temporary suspension without pay for Mathis on Feb. 18, and for the past 10 days has been negotiating with him for a permanent resignation.

Mathis, 58, served in the 4th District, which has Login to read more

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