New Mexico Supreme Court ruling: Non-English speakers have right to serve as jurors

  • Article by: PAUL DAVENPORT , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 13, 2013 - 5:05 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The New Mexico Supreme Court is cautioning trial courts and lawyers in the heavily Hispanic state that citizens who don't speak English have the right to serve on juries — a right enshrined in the state constitution even if people are non-English speakers.

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