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New Jersey's Top Court Reverses Lower Court Rejection Of Chris Christie's Pension Funding Cuts

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics

NEW YORK, May 9 (Reuters) - New Jersey's highest court on Tuesday cleared the way for Gov. Chris Christie to cut $1.57 billion from state pension fund...

Chris Christie In Spotlight As N.J. Pension Decision Due Tuesday

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics

June 9 (Reuters) - New Jersey's Supreme Court will release its decision on Tuesday on whether Governor Chris Christie, a likely 2016 presidential ca...

Port Driver Efforts Show the Long, Hard Fight for Justice

James P. Hoffa | Posted 04.27.2015 | Business
James P. Hoffa

Over the last 18 months, port truck drivers at the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have dramatically escalated their decades-long struggle against trucking companies.

Chris Christie Surrenders on Gay Marriage: How Will This Play Out for Him?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Now that he has surrendered completely, withdrawing his appeal to the New Jersey Supreme Court, he can no longer tell gay marriage opponents that he fought the good fight, because he ran from the last major battle waving a white flag.

Christie Blames Dems For His Own Decision

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) blamed state Senate Democrats on Monday for his decision not to renominate state Supreme Court Justice Helen Hoens,...

John Celock

Chris Christie Accuses Statehouse Dems Of 'Political Assassination' | John Celock | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

Saying that Democratic New Jersey state senators conducted a "political assassination" while making "a mockery of the process," Gov. Chris Christie (R...

John Celock

Dems Deal Blow To Christie's Gay, Black Nominee | John Celock | Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics

Democratic state senators in New Jersey denied the nation's first gay, black, Republican mayor a chance to sit on the state's highest court, questioni...

Amanda Terkel

Chris Christie Nominates Openly Gay African-American Man To State Supreme Court | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) made two historic nominations to the New Jersey State Supreme Court on Monday, continuing his push to...

How Montana Is Revolutionizing The Movement For End-Of-Life Choice

Barbara Coombs Lee | Posted 11.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Coombs Lee

The Montana experience is ongoing, with aid in dying governed by standards of practice and the same regulatory procedures as all medical care. Its impact will likely reach across our nation.

Should Courts Make Education Policy?

Bob Bowdon | Posted 05.31.2011 | Education
Bob Bowdon

Because on the matter of whether courts can usurp the role of a governor and legislature, just in case there were still any doubt, New Jersey Superior Court Judge Peter Doyne has removed all.

Metro Republicans Strong-Arm Weakness, and Is it Gillibrand 2012?

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

Though the New Jersey state Supreme Court has taken progressive strides, the latest from Governor Christie this week was not an act of ideology -- it was an act of power.

Justice John E. Wallace OUSTED: Anne M. Patterson Picked To Replace Only Black Justice On NJ Supreme Court By Chris Christie

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. (Associated Press) - New Jersey's new Republican governor has made his first move to reshape the state Supreme Court, ousting the only b...