Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson A state Superior Court judge yesterday ruled against a bipartisan group of lawmakers who are seeking to stop Gov. Chris Christie’s controversial, multimillion-dollar renovation of the State House in Trenton. The judge said that because bonds have already been sold to fund the rehab work any legal challenges are now […]Read More
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The New Jersey Supreme Court could get a major face lift if two veteran Republican legislators get their way, Save Jerseyans. On Friday, Senators Gerald Cardinale (R-39) and Michael Doherty (R-23) introduced a constitutional amendment (SCR-152) abolishing tenure for New Jersey Supreme Court justices and implementing elections for reappointment. “The New Jersey Supreme Court has imposed expensive […]Click here for reuse options!
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TRENTON — Michele Brown, Gov. Chris Christie’s longtime friend and adviser, has backed out of an opportunity to be a state Superior Court judge a day after it was first reported the governor planned to nominate her to the post. According to The Record, Brown withdrew from contention for a judgeship on Wednesday. On Tuesday, […]
President Donald Trump will begin to leave his mark on the federal judiciary with 10 court nominees, many still in their 40s, in what the White House said will be the first wave of appointments. “The president followed the principles that were used to guide that list to select the additional eight individuals,” @PressSec says. […]
JERSEY CITY – The man who was shot in the face by police in 2010 during a drug investigation has lost his appeal for a new trial, but a Superior Court judge is expected to revisit his sentencing. Kwadir Felton was left blind after Jersey City Police Sgt. Thomas McVicar shot him once in the […]
TRENTON — The chief justice of New Jersey’s Supreme Court is calling on federal immigration officials to stop arresting unauthorized immigrants at state courthouses, warning the practice could undermine New Jersey’s justice system. In a letter to federal Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, Chief Justice Stuart Rabner raised concerns over two recent arrests by Immigration […]
Judicial overreach is a dangerously real thing, Save Jerseyans. The Trump travel ban fiasco is but one example. Please don’t make the mistake of thinking this is only a federal problem. Sexy, big time court battles between the President and federal judges get all the attention from the headline writers and talking heads but, when […]Click here for reuse options!
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President Trump said the federal judge’s order halting his revised extreme vetting policy was “an unprecedented judicial overreach,” as he rallied supporters in Tennessee Wednesday night. Mr. Trump said the law gives him the power to determine who is admitted to the country, and said judges shouldn’t have the power to constrain him when it […]
Some of you may recall that New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno‘s husband is a New Jersey state court judge. Quite the power couple, right? In any event, Honorable Michael A. Guadagno has been a member of the New Jersey Superior Court’s Appellate Division since 2012 but he reaches mandatory retirement age (70) this February. Consequently, in order to collect […]Click here for reuse options!
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One N.J. legislator is renewing the call for a return to legislative oversight of state housing policy as the N.J. Supreme Court is set for a hearing this week to decide whether to reverse a July 2016 court decision declining to to mandate retroactive affordable housing obligations. “The time for litigation is over. Placing affordable housing decisions in the […]Click here for reuse options!
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NEWARK — For days, Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich said he tried working behind the scenes to end the nightmare of gridlocked traffic that had crippled his town, blocking ambulances, delaying school buses and angering commuters. He sent calls, letters, texts and emails to the man at the Port Authority of New York and New […]
By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog TRENTON, N.J. — Assemblyman Scott Rumana (R-40), former chairman of the Passaic County Republican Party, is headed to the state bench. Governor Chris Christie formally nominated the veteran legislator to the Superior Court of New Jersey on Thursday afternoon. Christie filed a letter of intent to nominate Republican […]
By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog TRENTON, N.J. — Governor Chris Christie intends to spend his last full year on the job fighting the public school monopoly, Save Jerseyans. It’s a fight that could also shape next year’s legislative and gubernatorial battles. On Thursday, the N.J. Attorney General moved before the state Supreme Court to reopen the […]
Kristin Corrado (R-Totowa), Kevin Rooney (R-Wyckoff) and Christopher DePhillips (R-Wyckoff) are already campaigning to replace the current GOP legislative team — including incumbents Assemblyman Scott Rumana — in LD40 next year, Save Jerseyans. But the wheels of justice turn slowly, not just for litigants but prospective judges as well. Governor Chris Christie filed a letter […]
By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog U.S. District Judge Susan Wigenton has granted a motion brought by the Christie Administration’s lawyers to quash a subpoena served by his former employees, Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly, to access to the Governor’s cell phone. It’s the latest legal setback for the pair set to go on trial this fall for allegedly conspiring to […]
Credit: NJTV News In a rare step, three former governors who opposed a controversial pipeline in the Pinelands are now trying to block the project by joining litigation against the agency that approved it. The governors — Brendan Byrne, Jim Florio and Christine Todd Whitman — have filed an amicus brief in support of environmental […]