September 6, 2019 – Former New Mexico Supreme Court Justice Charles W. Daniels passed away recently. A “titan of the law,” according to current Chief Justice Judith Nakamura, he may be remembered as much for his bass guitar playing and race car driving as for his impact on the legal profession in this state. Daniels notably worked on the bail reform amendment. Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel reflect on his legacy.
Julie Ann Grimm, editor, Santa Fe Reporter
Dede Feldman, former state senator
H. Diane Snyder, former state senator
Edmund E. Perea, attorney
For Further Reading:
Charles Daniels dies – ‘Our state has lost a titan of the law’ – Albuquerque Journal
Former New Mexico chief justice helped reform bail system – Santa Fe New Mexican