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Retired New Mexico Chief Justice Charles Daniels dies at 76


September 1, 2019

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say former New Mexico Chief Justice Charles Daniels has died.

Chief Justice Judith K. Nakamura issued a statement Sunday on behalf of the state Supreme Court about Daniels' death, calling him "a titan of the law."

A cause of death wasn't immediately released, but the Albuquerque Journal reports the 76-year-old Daniels had been ill for several months.

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham says Daniels led New Mexico's highest court "with clarity and conviction, leaving a legacy rivaled by few."

Daniels was on the state Supreme Court from 2007 until his December 2...

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