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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

(David Cohen, left, executive vice president of Comcast, testifies as Arthur Minson Jr., executive vice president and CFO of Time Warner Cable, listens during a Senate Judiciary Commettee hearing on Capitol Hill.  Photo by Mark Wilson/ Getty Images)

Comcast Exec Tells Senators Merger Will Be Good For Consumers

But several members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee were skeptical.

04/09/2014

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New Jersey Panel Approves Less Marijuana Restriction For Kids

A New Jersey Senate panel has approved a measure that would make it easier for children to have access to medical marijuana.

06/06/2013

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Online Pressure Helps Scuttle Warrantless Email Surveillance Bill

A report that the Senate Judiciary Committee was considering allowing federal agencies warrantless access to Americans’ email could not withstand the wave of criticism it met online.

11/21/2012

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Pennsylvania Senate Sends Governor Corbett Prison Reform Bill

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett was expected to sign a bill heading for his desk that would overhaul the state’s corrections system.

06/26/2012

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NJ Senate Committee Rejects Christie’s Supreme Court Nominee

Voting along party lines, the Senate Judiciary Committee rejected one of Governor Chris Christie’s nominees to serve on the New Jersey Supreme Court. Another has seen his nomination vote delayed.

03/23/2012

Pa. Senate Passes Juvenile Court Reforms In Response To ‘Kids For Cash’ Scandal

A package of bills resulting from a scandal involving juvenile courts in Luzerne County has passed the Pennsylvania Senate and now heads for the House.

06/13/2011

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