Richard W. Hughes

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Author: "Can The Trustee Be Sued For Its Breach? The Sad Saga of United States v. Mitchell," 26 South Dakota Law Review 447, 1981; "Survey of Indian Law," 12 University of New Mexico Law Review 49, 1982; "Survey of Indian Law," 18 University of New Mexico Law Review 403, 1989.

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Indian Law
  • Civil Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
505-988-8004  Phone
505-982-0307  Fax
University Attended:
University of Virginia, B.A., 1967
Law School Attended:
Yale University, LL.B., 1971
Year of First Admission:
1971, New Mexico and Colorado; 1977, U.S. Court of Federal Claims; 1973, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia and Tenth Circuits; 1974, U.S. Supreme Court
State Bar of New Mexico (Board Member, 1988-1995 and Chair, 1993-1994, Indian Law Section).
Birth Information:
Richmond, Virginia, June 17, 1946
Reported Cases:
Yanito v. Barber, 348 F.Supp. 587 (D. Utah 1972); Penn v. San Juan Hospital, 528 F.2d 1181 (10th Cir. 1975); Jim v. CIT Finan. Servs., 87 N.M. 362, 533 P.2d 751 (1975); Pueblo of San Felipe v. Hodel, 770 F.2d 915 (10th Cir. 1985); Pueblo of Santa Ana v. Baca, 844 F.2d 708 (10th Cir 1988); Tracy v. Superior Court, 168 Ariz. 21, 810 P.2d 1030 (1991); Brown v. U.S. 86 F.3rd 1554 (Fed. Cir. 1996); Pueblo of Santa Ana v. United States, 214 F.3d 13 38 (Fed. Cir. 2000).
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