Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Family of Overweight Girl Free To Talk, Lawyer Says.

Byline: Journal Staff Report

The family of Anamarie Martinez-Regino, an overweight youngster whose case has received international attention, is now free to speak publicly, the family's attorney said Tuesday.

Troy Prichard, attorney for Adela Martinez and Miguel Regino, said he talked by phone with Judge Tommy Jewell and other attorneys Monday to discuss the gag order the state Supreme Court lifted last week. In dissolving the order, the justices also gave Jewell the option of reinstating it.

Prichard said that during the brief discussion, Jewell indicated he wouldn't reinstate the order.

"We all agreed the case was over and dismissed, and that was that," Prichard said. …

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