New Jersey Supreme Court

Fabiana Pierre-Louis
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Mike DeNardo
June 05, 2020 - 1:02 pm
New Jersey made a historic move. Gov. Phil Murphy nominated Fabiana Pierre-Louis to the state Supreme Court — the first black woman who would become a justice on the Garden State’s highest court. Read more here.
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Interior of a prison cell
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David Madden
May 31, 2020 - 4:00 am
New Jersey’s highest court is reviewing a request from the American Civil Liberties Union that could set more inmates in state prisons free because of the pandemic. Read more here.
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Physician-assisted suicide patient
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David Madden
August 28, 2019 - 1:43 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey’s aid in dying law is back in effect, even as appeals are being considered by the state’s highest court. North Jersey physician Yosef Glassman’s efforts to declare the law unconstitutional will be considered in October by Judge Paul Innes, who issued the...
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Right to die
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Mike DeNardo
August 27, 2019 - 2:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey court decided doctors may once again help terminally ill patients in the Garden State end their lives. The state's aid-in-dying law, or medically assisted suicide, was temporarily put on hold after a Superior Court ruling two weeks ago. The law would...
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Traffic Ticket
David Madden
January 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- The highest court in New Jersey has cleared the docket of over 750,000 municipal court warrants for minor offenses dating back more than 15 years. The dismissals follow the suggestion of a three judge panel that the move be taken in the name of fairness and to better...
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New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, the son of immigrant parents, spoke during a Law Day event.
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Tim Jimenez
November 14, 2018 - 7:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey Supreme Court ruling means tens of thousands of people who were accused of drunk driving could have their cases tossed. The high court ruled unanimously Tuesday that breathalyzer results in 20,000 cases may not be used as evidence because of a case...
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A fan holds up tickets outside the stadium before in Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium.
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September 26, 2018 - 9:47 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The NFL's Super Bowl ticketing policies will be put under a microscope this week when New Jersey's Supreme Court considers claims that the league violated state consumer fraud laws leading up to the 2014 game at MetLife Stadium. If Josh Finkelman's challenge succeeds and the...
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Dreamstime
David Madden
July 20, 2018 - 10:02 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The chief justice of New Jersey's highest court is wasting no time in acting on one of the recommendations it has received to reform the municipal court system. RELATED: NJ panel recommends changes to municipal court system statewide New Jersey Supreme Court Justice...
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Dreamstime
David Madden
July 18, 2018 - 1:53 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — If you get a ticket in New Jersey, you have to deal with a municipal court. And complaints have been rampant over the years about how some of the courts operate. Now a blue ribbon panel has suggested a series of changes to the state's highest court. Among the more...
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gavel
David Madden
April 25, 2018 - 12:02 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) - - The highest court in the state of New Jersey has ruled a portion of Megan's Law unconstitutional. The ruling paves the way for some youthful sex offenders to clear their records as adults. The state amended the sex offender registry statute to call for lifetime...
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