Phillip Kwon, who is a Korean-American, would have been the first Asian-American to serve on the Supreme Court had he been confirmed.
It is a move that could potentially impact admissions across the country, including for students in the Tri-State Area.
The owners of the New York Mets want the Supreme Court to get involved in their attempt to recover money from Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme.
An openly gay African-American and an Asian-American law enforcement official are New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s two new nominees for vacancies on the state Supreme Court.
The Abundant Life Church will open at a new location on Sunday. The church was one of 60 that were recently forced out of city school buildings.
The Bronx Household Of Faith church says the city allows many groups to use school buildings after hours. But the city says that it risks blurring church-state separation if it allows worship services in public schools.
“During the past 12 years, the cost of living increased by 40 percent, eroding judicial salaries,” said Vincent E. Doyle III, president of the lawyers’ group. Yet “judges’ salaries will have risen 27 percent over a 15-year period, far less than the projected inflation rate.”
Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman said in an interview that it’s a good compromise in hard economic times.
John Wilson, of Franklin Township in Somerset County, said he used the drug to treat his condition. However, he says he wasn’t allowed to tell that to the jury in his 2009 trial.
With his trial abruptly cut short, former baseball star Roger Clemens argued Friday that prosecutors intentionally goaded him into asking for a mistrial and asked a judge to throw out his indictment on charges of lying to Congress.
US Representative Eliot Engel says compromise over the debt ceiling may not be achievable and says the president should act unilaterally.
Baseball star Roger Clemens’ battle against perjury charges likely is far from over and probably will be the subject of a second trial, according to many legal experts.
The high court on Tuesday refused to hear an appeal from former Yankees star Roger Clemens, who has an upcoming perjury trial in Washington, regarding his former trainer Brian McNamee.
NJ Senate Republicans have been asked to consider taking a unified position on public education that includes removing the Supreme Court from school funding decisions.
The Supreme Court won’t review a decision throwing out a lawsuit stemming from the Patriots’ 2007 “Spygate” scandal. The high court on Monday refused to revive a Jets fan’s class-action lawsuit against their football archrivals and coach, Bill Belichick.