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Empowering Justice: Attorney General Raúl Torrez Unveils New Identity as the New Mexico Department of Justice

Santa Fe, NM — Today, Attorney General Raúl Torrez unveiled a new agency brand. The New Mexico Attorney General’s Office will now be named the New Mexico Department of Justice.  “In our steadfast commitment to championing justice and safeguarding the rights of every New Mexican, we proudly announce our agency’s transformation from the Attorney General’s Office to the New Mexico Department of Justice,” said AG Torrez. “This evolution reflects our unwavering dedication to upholding and protecting the civil and criminal liberties of our citizens. As the Department of Justice, we stand as a beacon of integrity, ensuring that justice prevails for all, exemplifying our tireless efforts to build a safer, fairer, and more just society for every individual within our great state.” 
This change aligns this office with other state Attorneys General and with New Mexico statute “[t]hat the department of justice be, and same is hereby created, with the attorney general as head thereof, which shall be located at the seat of government[.]” NMSA 1978 Section 8-5-1.  The transition to the New Mexico Department of Justice marks a significant visual transformation, starting with our logo. The new seal embodies the spirit of justice, reflecting the diverse and dynamic essence of New Mexico. Bold, modern, and symbolically rich, our logo communicates strength, fairness, and inclusivity. Our digital presence is pivotal in connecting with the community and providing accessible resources. The website design has also undergone a comprehensive overhaul, featuring a user-friendly interface that facilitates easy navigation and access to information. Further, our physical presence will mirror this evolution. The office signs will proudly display the New Mexico Department of Justice, creating a cohesive and recognizable identity.