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New Jersey Man’s Bid To Carry Concealed Weapon Could Head To Supreme Court

A lower court had struck down his permit to carry a concealed handgun and it appeared that the high court would have a voice in the often controversial area of gun control.

07/12/2014

Vonte Skinner (credit: New Jersey Department of Corrections)

New Jersey Supreme Court Listens: Can Rap Lyrics Be Used As Evidence?

Vonte Skinner was convicted of shooting a rival multiple times in 2005 in Burlington County, leaving the man partially paralyzed.

04/09/2014

Alexander Padilla and Anthony Arenas cut a piece of cake after being married by U.S. Senator-elect Cory Booker at City Hall in the early morning hours of October 21, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Drops Appeal On Same-Sex Marriage

In an email Monday morning, the governor’s office said it was withdrawing its appeal because the chief justice on Friday “left no ambiguity” about the court’s view.

10/21/2013

Louise Wolpin and Marsha Shapiro of South Brunswick, N.J. plan to marry at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, the moment gay marriage becomes legal in the state. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Same-Sex Couples Ready To Tie The Knot In New Jersey

Same-sex couples were making plans this weekend to line up for marriage licenses, after the New Jersey State Supreme Court ruled that gay weddings must begin this coming Monday.

10/19/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addresses media speaks at a news conference in Sayreville on July 8, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Christie Administration Asks N.J. Supreme Court To Take Appeal On Gay Marriage

A judge ruled Friday that the state must allow gay couples to wed starting Oct. 21. But Gov. Chris Christie plans to appeal the ruling.

09/30/2013

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N.J. High Court Throws Out Some Convictions Against Rape Convict

The New Jersey State Supreme Court on Monday tossed some of the convictions against a man charged in several rapes in Middlesex County.

07/29/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie updates members of the media on damage and recovery efforts related to Superstorm Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Ewing, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie Announces 2 New Jersey Supreme Court Nominees

He is the son of a Japanese mother and an American father of German and Irish heritage who was serving in the U.S. Navy.

12/10/2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Gov. Christie Names Two State Supreme Court Nominees

Republican Gov. Chris Christie said his decision making process was transparent with the Democratic Senate president. Christie also insisted he had no deal in place to secure the confirmations.

12/10/2012

Phillip H. Kwon (L), Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno (C) and Gov. Chris Christie (R) (credit: New Jersey Governor's Office)

Christie Calls Proceedings ‘A Circus’ As Senate Panel Rejects Supreme Court Nominee

Phillip Kwon, who is a Korean-American, would have been the first Asian-American to serve on the Supreme Court had he been confirmed.

03/22/2012

Members of the New Jersey Supreme Court - Justice Anne M. Patterson; Justice Barry T. Albin; Justice Helen E. Hoens; Judge Dorothea O'C. Wefing (top) and Justice Virginia Long; Chief Justice Stuart Rabner; Justice Jaynee LaVecchia (bottom) (credit: New Jersey Courts)

Christie Pressed To Make NJ Supreme Court More Diverse

Groups representing minorities in New Jersey have appealed to Gov. Chris Christie to make the state Supreme Court more diverse. The Legislative Black Caucus sent a letter this month urging Christie to use his next appointment to nominate a minority.

10/21/2011

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Judge Lifts Holds On New Jersey Foreclosures

A New Jersey judge has ruled that four major banks can resume uncontested foreclosure actions in the state under court monitoring.

08/16/2011

Anne Patterson is seen with Gov. Chris Christie at the Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - May 3, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

New Jersey Supreme Court Nominee Anne Patterson Testifying Before Senate Judiciary Committee

The Mendham woman’s confirmation hearing comes more than a year after Gov. Chris Christie picked her to join a court he says it too activist.

05/31/2011

Gov. Chris Christie is seen at a town hall meeting - Cape May, NJ - Apr 12, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen/Governor's Office)

N.J. Supreme Court Orders State To Give Schools More Money

The New Jersey Supreme Court has rebuked Gov. Chris Christie and ordered the state to increase spending on poor schools by an estimated $500 million.

05/24/2011

ExxonMobil (AP Photo/Donna McWilliam)

NJ Supreme Court Won’t Hear ExxonMobil Appeal Over Damages

Bonnie Anderson was awarded $7 million, when a jury found in 2008 she had contracted mesothelioma from washing the clothes her husband wore at Exxon’s Linden Bayway Refinery.

04/14/2011

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Craig Ruttle/AP, FILE)

Court Ruling Could Mean NJ Budget Scramble

Gov. Chris Christie is warning that if the state Supreme Court rules the way it usually does on a long-running school funding case, it could doom other state services.

04/10/2011

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