eye-3-yellow-3d-2-new-logo philly_kyw_new philly_94wip_new 35h_cbssportsrad_philly philly_wpht_new

New Jersey Supreme Court

(credit:  Liu Jin/Getty Images)

NJ Supreme Court To Decide If Leaving Child In Car Is Bad Parenting Or Criminal

Is it child abuse if someone leaves a toddler in a car to run into a store? That’s a question the New Jersey Supreme Court is going to take on.

07/24/2014

(Image from NJ governor's office video feed)

NJ Senate Judiciary Committee To Consider 2 Major Judicial Nominations

A hearing is set tomorrow on a tenure bid for the Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, as well as the nomination of a South Jersey judge to join the high court.

06/15/2014

(Judge Stuart Rabner, center, thanks Gov. Christie, left, and state senate president Steve Sweeney, right, for his reappointment nomination.  Image from State of NJ TV)

Ending Impasse, Gov. Christie Tightens Imprint on NJ Supreme Court

New Jersey governor Chris Christie has renominated state Supreme Court chief justice Stuart Rabner, and has nominated a Camden County judge to fill a vacancy on the high court.

05/21/2014

scales+courtroom DL

Rap Lyrics On Trial This Week At NJ Supreme Court

The New Jersey Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday in a case that has gotten national attention.

03/02/2014

Elizabeth Lee signs the marriage application. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Same-Sex Couples In New Jersey Begin Legal Process Of Getting Married

Same sex couples throughout New Jersey visited local municipalities Saturday to fill out marriage license applications after the state supreme court denied an appeal Friday to block the order.

10/19/2013

(Credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

New Jersey Supreme Court To Hear Same-Sex Marriage Case

New Jersey’s Supreme Court will have the final say on whether same-sex marriage will become legal.

10/11/2013

(File photo.  Credit: Thinkstock)

New Jersey Court: State Needs New Affordable Housing Rules

The New Jersey Supreme Court says the state must rewrite its affordable housing rules to again give each town a number of homes it is responsible for.

09/26/2013

(The Supreme Court of New Jersey building.  File photo)

NJ High Court Nixes Christie Plan To Subsume Affordable Housing Council

The state legislature created the Council in 1985, but two years ago the governor unilaterally moved its functions into the Department of Community Affairs.

07/10/2013

(credit: Thinkstock)

NJ Supreme Court Rules State Can Seek Custody Of Child Without Evidence Of Abuse

The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled this week that authorities can seek custody of a child, even where there’s no evidence of abuse or neglect.

06/14/2013

Pregnant Woman

NJ Supreme Court Says Taking Illegal Drugs While Pregnant Isn’t Child Abuse

The New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled that taking illegal, addictive drugs during pregnancy is not a form of child abuse.

02/06/2013

file photo (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie ‘Pretty Much’ Settled On New Jersey Supreme Court Picks

Governor Chris Christie says he has “pretty much” settled on his next two nominees to the New Jersey Supreme Court. How well they may fare in the state senate is up for debate.

11/29/2012

file photo (credit: Getty Images)

NJ Supreme Court Decision Could Change Existing Surrogate Contracts

If a woman is artificially inseminated with her man’s permission, he’s a daddy. But if a woman allows her man to impregnate a surrogate, the infertile woman is not a mom in the eyes of the law.

10/25/2012

NJ Lawmakers Seek Constitutional Amendment To Increase Judges’ Pension Contributions

New Jersey legislators are wasting little time in seeking to change the state constitution after the state Supreme Court ruled this week that judges could not be forced to contribute more for pensions and health care.

07/27/2012

(credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Stands By Controversial Supreme Court Nominee

Democrats who will consider the nomination of Bruce Harris on Thursday have publicly questioned the bond lawyer’s qualifications.

05/30/2012

(File photo: Joe Raedle/ Getty Images)

NJ High Court Affirms That Libel via Internet Is Just as Libelous

The ruling came in the case of an Atlantic County, NJ man who’s been fighting sexual abuse charges by his nephew for more than a decade.

05/16/2012

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 31,330 other followers