JOE I. DOMINGUEZ: Supreme Court No. S-1-SC-36868, JSC Inquiry No. 2018-019

On February 6, 2018, the Commission filed a Petition for Immediate Temporary Suspension concerning Hon. Joe I. Dominguez, Tucumcari Municipal Court Judge, the day following his arrest for DWI.  On February 14, 2018, Judge Dominguez stipulated to the temporary suspension, which the Commission filed with the Court.  On February 22, 2018, the Supreme Court granted the motion, accepted the stipulation agreement, and ordered that Judge Dominguez be immediately and temporarily suspended from his judicial office without pay pending completion of his ongoing criminal and judicial disciplinary proceedings.  To download a copy of the temporary suspension petition, click here; for the motion and stipulation, click here; and for the Supreme Court’s order, click here.