Department of Corrections lawsuits/settlements (New Mexico Corrections Department)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the New Mexico Corrections Department of New Mexico .
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act, I hereby request the following documents:

Copies of all reports, lists, or databases detailing the lawsuits, grievances, or other mediated conflicts in which this agency was listed as a party. This should include all such lawsuits and otherwise in which this agency was listed either as a plaintiff or a defendant in all instances through the end of 2015. This should also include all such lawsuits, settlements, and otherwise in which was named a party any representative of this agency, any individual acting in some capacity on behalf of this agency, or any company, corporation, or contractor providing services on behalf of this agency. Please include all available segregable data, including but not limited to the parties involved, the nature of the complaint, the date on which proceedings began, the date on which the resolution was reached, the nature of the resolution, the amount used to settle the conflict, any records related to associated legal fees incurred as part of the conflict, etc. This should include requests for funds used to cover settlement agreements, court costs, or other expenses related to lawsuits.

Further clarification can be provided upon request.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 15 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: Earl, Catherine, NMCD

Mr. Lipton:

The Department is in receipt of your January 1, 2016 IPRA request, and is in the process of reviewing it.

Pursuant to Section 14-2-10 NMSA, the Department has determined that it will need more than fifteen days to comply with or respond to your request. I anticipate being able to provide you with any responsive documents and/or any objections allowed by IPRA in about 30-40 days. I will advise you if that estimated date changes.

Catherine Earl
IPRA Paralegal
Office of General Counsel
NMCD
P.O. Box 27116
Santa Fe, NM 87502
505-827-8719
catherine.earl@state.nm.us

NOTICE
The documents and message accompanying this transmission contains information that is attorney from the Office of General Counsel, NM Corrections Dept. The information is intended only for use by the individual or entity to which this transmission has been addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution, action, or reliance upon the contents of the documents and message is strictly prohibited, and is intended solely for the use of the individual(s) or entity to whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient or received these documents by mistake or error, please contact this office for instructions on its destruction or return.

From: Earl, Catherine, NMCD

Mr. Lipton:

Are you requesting the database from January 2015-December 2015?

Catherine Earl
IPRA Paralegal
Office of General Counsel
NMCD
P.O. Box 27116
Santa Fe, NM 87502
505-827-8719
catherine.earl@state.nm.us

NOTICE
The documents and message accompanying this transmission contains information that is attorney from the Office of General Counsel, NM Corrections Dept. The information is intended only for use by the individual or entity to which this transmission has been addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution, action, or reliance upon the contents of the documents and message is strictly prohibited, and is intended solely for the use of the individual(s) or entity to whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient or received these documents by mistake or error, please contact this office for instructions on its destruction or return.

January 1, 2016
New Mexico Corrections Department
Office of General Counsel
c/o General Counsel, Jim Brewster
New Mexico Corrections Department
PO Box 27116
Santa Fe, NM 87502-0116

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act, I hereby request the following documents:

Copies of all reports, lists, or databases detailing the lawsuits, grievances, or other mediated conflicts in which this agency was listed as a party. This should include all such lawsuits and otherwise in which this agency was listed either as a plaintiff or a defendant in all instances through the end of 2015. This should also include all such lawsuits, settlements, and otherwise in which was named a party any representative of this agency, any individual acting in some capacity on behalf of this agency, or any company, corporation, or contractor providing services on behalf of this agency. Please include all available segregable data, including but not limited to the parties involved, the nature of the complaint, the date on which proceedings began, the date on which the resolution was reached, the nature of the resolution, the amount used to settle the conflict, any records related to associated legal fees incurred as part of the conflict, etc. This should include requests for funds used to cover settlement agreements, court costs, or other expenses related to lawsuits.

Further clarification can be provided upon request.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 15 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock
DEPT MR 23214
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

PLEASE NOTE: This request was filed by a MuckRock staff reporter. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.
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From: Earl, Catherine, NMCD

Mr. Lipton:

Are you requesting the database from January 2015-December 2015?

Catherine Earl
IPRA Paralegal
Office of General Counsel
NMCD
P.O. Box 27116
Santa Fe, NM 87502
505-827-8719
catherine.earl@state.nm.us

NOTICE
The documents and message accompanying this transmission contains information that is attorney from the Office of General Counsel, NM Corrections Dept. The information is intended only for use by the individual or entity to which this transmission has been addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution, action, or reliance upon the contents of the documents and message is strictly prohibited, and is intended solely for the use of the individual(s) or entity to whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient or received these documents by mistake or error, please contact this office for instructions on its destruction or return.

January 1, 2016
New Mexico Corrections Department
Office of General Counsel
c/o General Counsel, Jim Brewster
New Mexico Corrections Department
PO Box 27116
Santa Fe, NM 87502-0116

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act, I hereby request the following documents:

Copies of all reports, lists, or databases detailing the lawsuits, grievances, or other mediated conflicts in which this agency was listed as a party. This should include all such lawsuits and otherwise in which this agency was listed either as a plaintiff or a defendant in all instances through the end of 2015. This should also include all such lawsuits, settlements, and otherwise in which was named a party any representative of this agency, any individual acting in some capacity on behalf of this agency, or any company, corporation, or contractor providing services on behalf of this agency. Please include all available segregable data, including but not limited to the parties involved, the nature of the complaint, the date on which proceedings began, the date on which the resolution was reached, the nature of the resolution, the amount used to settle the conflict, any records related to associated legal fees incurred as part of the conflict, etc. This should include requests for funds used to cover settlement agreements, court costs, or other expenses related to lawsuits.

Further clarification can be provided upon request.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 15 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock
DEPT MR 23214
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

PLEASE NOTE: This request was filed by a MuckRock staff reporter. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.
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From: Earl, Catherine, NMCD

Mr. Lipton:

Are you requesting the database from January 2015-December 2015?

Catherine Earl
IPRA Paralegal
Office of General Counsel
NMCD
P.O. Box 27116
Santa Fe, NM 87502
505-827-8719
catherine.earl@state.nm.us

NOTICE
The documents and message accompanying this transmission contains information that is attorney from the Office of General Counsel, NM Corrections Dept. The information is intended only for use by the individual or entity to which this transmission has been addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution, action, or reliance upon the contents of the documents and message is strictly prohibited, and is intended solely for the use of the individual(s) or entity to whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient or received these documents by mistake or error, please contact this office for instructions on its destruction or return.

January 1, 2016
New Mexico Corrections Department
Office of General Counsel
c/o General Counsel, Jim Brewster
New Mexico Corrections Department
PO Box 27116
Santa Fe, NM 87502-0116

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act, I hereby request the following documents:

Copies of all reports, lists, or databases detailing the lawsuits, grievances, or other mediated conflicts in which this agency was listed as a party. This should include all such lawsuits and otherwise in which this agency was listed either as a plaintiff or a defendant in all instances through the end of 2015. This should also include all such lawsuits, settlements, and otherwise in which was named a party any representative of this agency, any individual acting in some capacity on behalf of this agency, or any company, corporation, or contractor providing services on behalf of this agency. Please include all available segregable data, including but not limited to the parties involved, the nature of the complaint, the date on which proceedings began, the date on which the resolution was reached, the nature of the resolution, the amount used to settle the conflict, any records related to associated legal fees incurred as part of the conflict, etc. This should include requests for funds used to cover settlement agreements, court costs, or other expenses related to lawsuits.

Further clarification can be provided upon request.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 15 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock
DEPT MR 23214
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

PLEASE NOTE: This request was filed by a MuckRock staff reporter. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.
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From: Earl, Catherine, NMCD

Catherine Earl
IPRA Paralegal
Office of General Counsel
NMCD
P.O. Box 27116
Santa Fe, NM 87502
505-827-8719
catherine.earl@state.nm.us

NOTICE
The documents and message accompanying this transmission contains information that is attorney from the Office of General Counsel, NM Corrections Dept. The information is intended only for use by the individual or entity to which this transmission has been addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution, action, or reliance upon the contents of the documents and message is strictly prohibited, and is intended solely for the use of the individual(s) or entity to whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient or received these documents by mistake or error, please contact this office for instructions on its destruction or return.

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Ms. Earl,

I would be interested in all available materials. Could we begin with the database from 2015 and go from there?

Thanks so much,
Beryl

From: Earl, Catherine, NMCD

Yes. thank you for clarifying the dates.

Catherine Earl
IPRA Paralegal
Office of General Counsel
NMCD
P.O. Box 27116
Santa Fe, NM 87502
505-827-8719
catherine.earl@state.nm.us

NOTICE
The documents and message accompanying this transmission contains information that is attorney from the Office of General Counsel, NM Corrections Dept. The information is intended only for use by the individual or entity to which this transmission has been addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution, action, or reliance upon the contents of the documents and message is strictly prohibited, and is intended solely for the use of the individual(s) or entity to whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient or received these documents by mistake or error, please contact this office for instructions on its destruction or return.

From: Earl, Catherine, NMCD

Catherine Earl
IPRA Paralegal
Office of General Counsel
NMCD
P.O. Box 27116
Santa Fe, NM 87502
505-827-8719
catherine.earl@state.nm.us

NOTICE
The documents and message accompanying this transmission contains information that is attorney from the Office of General Counsel, NM Corrections Dept. The information is intended only for use by the individual or entity to which this transmission has been addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution, action, or reliance upon the contents of the documents and message is strictly prohibited, and is intended solely for the use of the individual(s) or entity to whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient or received these documents by mistake or error, please contact this office for instructions on its destruction or return.

January 18, 2016
New Mexico Corrections Department
Office of General Counsel
c/o General Counsel, Jim Brewster
New Mexico Corrections Department
PO Box 27116
Santa Fe, NM 87502-0116

This is a follow up to a previous request:

Hello Ms. Earl,

I would be interested in all available materials. Could we begin with the database from 2015 and go from there?

Thanks so much,
Beryl
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On Jan. 14, 2016:
Catherine Earl
IPRA Paralegal
Office of General Counsel
NMCD
P.O. Box 27116
Santa Fe, NM 87502
505-827-8719
catherine.earl@state.nm.us<mailto:catherine.earl@state.nm.us>

NOTICE
The documents and message accompanying this transmission contains information that is attorney from the Office of General Counsel, NM Corrections Dept. The information is intended only for use by the individual or entity to which this transmission has been addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution, action, or reliance upon the contents of the documents and message is strictly prohibited, and is intended solely for the use of the individual(s) or entity to whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient or received these documents by mistake or error, please contact this office for instructions on its destruction or return.

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On Jan. 14, 2016:
Mr. Lipton:

Are you requesting the database from January 2015-December 2015?

Catherine Earl
IPRA Paralegal
Office of General Counsel
NMCD
P.O. Box 27116
Santa Fe, NM 87502
505-827-8719
catherine.earl@state.nm.us<mailto:catherine.earl@state.nm.us>

NOTICE
The documents and message accompanying this transmission contains information that is attorney from the Office of General Counsel, NM Corrections Dept. The information is intended only for use by the individual or entity to which this transmission has been addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution, action, or reliance upon the contents of the documents and message is strictly prohibited, and is intended solely for the use of the individual(s) or entity to whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient or received these documents by mistake or error, please contact this office for instructions on its destruction or return.

January 1, 2016
New Mexico Corrections Department
Office of General Counsel
c/o General Counsel, Jim Brewster
New Mexico Corrections Department
PO Box 27116
Santa Fe, NM 87502-0116

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act, I hereby request the following documents:

Copies of all reports, lists, or databases detailing the lawsuits, grievances, or other mediated conflicts in which this agency was listed as a party. This should include all such lawsuits and otherwise in which this agency was listed either as a plaintiff or a defendant in all instances through the end of 2015. This should also include all such lawsuits, settlements, and otherwise in which was named a party any representative of this agency, any individual acting in some capacity on behalf of this agency, or any company, corporation, or contractor providing services on behalf of this agency. Please include all available segregable data, including but not limited to the parties involved, the nature of the complaint, the date on which proceedings began, the date on which the resolution was reached, the nature of the resolution, the amount used to settle the conflict, any records related to associated legal fees incurred as part of the conflict, etc. This should include requests for funds used to cover settlement agreements, court costs, or other expenses related to lawsuits.

Further clarification can be provided upon request.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 15 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com%3cmailto:requests@muckrock.com>>

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock
DEPT MR 23214
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

PLEASE NOTE: This request was filed by a MuckRock staff reporter. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.
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