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New Jersey Supreme Court

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

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay 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,...

'Joking Judge' Case Heads To State's Highest Court

AP | SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 04.28.2013 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — It may have been his toughest crowd yet. In a decidedly humorless proceeding Tuesday, New Jersey's Supreme Court heard argument...

John Celock

Chris Christie Accuses Statehouse Dems Of 'Political Assassination'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Chris Christie Shut Down By State Democrats Again

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey Democrats have rejected Gov. Chris Christie's nomination of a gay black Republican mayor to the state Supreme Court. Morr...

Amanda Terkel

Chris Christie Nominates Openly Gay African-American Man To State Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

NJ High Court Weighs Mexican Telephone Testimony

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 03.19.2012 | Latino Voices

TRENTON, N.J. — A man deported from the New Jersey shore for fathering two children with a 15-year-old girl can probably try to overturn his con...

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.

N.J. Supreme Court Orders Changes To Use Of Eyewitness Evidence

AP | BETH DeFALCO | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey's highest court ordered changes Wednesday to the way eyewitness identifications are used, saying the current system i...

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...