New Jersey Supreme Court

N.J. Supreme Court: There May Be Acceptable Circumstances To Leave Kids Alone In CarA decision from New Jersey's highest court might come as a surprise to many people. Leaving your children alone in a car is not necessarily a crime.
N.J. Woman To Get New Hearing After Conviction For Leaving Small Child In Car BrieflySix years ago, a New Jersey mother left her 19-month-old in the car while she ran into the Middlesex Mall in South Plainfield for 5 or 10 minutes.
Role Of Government Powers At Issue In NJ Pension CaseNew Jersey's top court weighed the budget repercussions of ruling on a pension dispute between Gov. Chris Christie and public workers' unions on Wednesday.
State Supreme Court Tosses Sex Assault Charges Against Paramus Catholic EmployeesThe New Jersey Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the state cannot prosecute two high school employees for sexual assaults on students alleged to have occurred during a class trip to Germany.
NJ Supreme Court Stops Convicted State Trooper Killer’s Parole BidNew Jersey's Supreme Court has put the brakes on the parole bid of a man convicted in the 1973 murder of a state trooper.
N.J. Supreme Court Tosses Man's Child Abuse Guilty Plea Based On 'Off-Color' LanguageThe New Jersey State Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a Morris County was not guilty of child abuse just because he admitted to using “off-color language” in the presence of a 13-year-old foster child.
NJ Court Rules That Some Sex Offenders Will Be Exempt From GPS Monitoring More than 100 convicted sex offenders who have served their prison sentences could be taken off GPS monitoring devices.
NJ Supreme Court Orders New Sentencing For Woman Convicted Of Killing HS RivalNew Jersey's Supreme Court has ordered a new sentencing for a Newark woman convicted of killing a high school rival hours after the victim celebrated her graduation in 2008.
New Jersey Man’s Bid To Carry Concealed Weapon Could Head To Supreme CourtA 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.
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.
N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Drops Appeal On Same-Sex MarriageIn 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.
Same-Sex Couples Ready To Tie The Knot In New JerseySame-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.