With over $10,000 in legal fees accrued already, and more expenses looming on the horizon as the case heads to the Supreme Court, an online donation service has been created to help Doña Ana County cover the legal costs of defending their pro-equality decision.
The New Mexico Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide once and for all whether same-sex marriage should be legal statewide after several counties recently began issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples, prompting a legal challenge.
Gov. Corbett's Office of General Counsel said Thursday that external West Chester lawyer Bill Lamb, a former Supreme Court justice, was hired to be lead counsel at a rate of $400 an hour. His associates will be paid $325 an hour.
The school board held a meeting Wednesday night to gage public opinion on the issue. The Daily News Journal reports board members told the standing-room-only crowd at the meeting that they will study the district's anti-bullying policy but took no further action.