New Mexico Motion To Dismiss Texas Suit Should Be Dismissed, Special Master Says
(July 20, 2016, 9:03 AM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Supreme Court special master overseeing water rights litigation between Texas and New Mexico on June 28 issued a draft of his first report in which he recommends that the high court deny New Mexico’s motion to dismiss the complaint of original jurisdiction filed by Texas for alleged violation of the 1938 Rio Grande Compact (State of Texas v. State of New Mexico, et al., No. 141, Original, U.S. Sup.).