Federal appeals court upholds subpoena for gunmaker’s ads

BY: - June 25, 2024

Panel finds the gunmaker's claims were barred by a doctrine that prohibits reconsideration of identical issues decided by another court.

U.S. Supreme Court will hear challenge to state bans on care for transgender minors

BY: - June 24, 2024

Tennessee’s law prohibits doctors from providing gender-affirming medical care to minors that includes puberty blockers, hormones and surgeries.

Official testifies Sen. Menendez asked him to ‘look at’ criminal case targeting his friend

BY: - June 12, 2024

U.S. Attorney Philip Sellinger said Sen. Bob Menendez repeatedly griped to him about a federal case against his friend Fred Daibes.

Judges OK warrantless searches of locked glove boxes

BY: - June 12, 2024

Containers in a vehicle's interior do not enjoy greater protections from warrantless searches, even if they are locked, judges ruled Wednesday.

Facing hefty fines, companies ask judge to declare Daniel’s Law unconstitutional

BY: - June 12, 2024

The businesses argue Daniel's Law is unconstitutionally vague, impermissibly restrictive, and unsuccessful in guarding officials' addresses.

Gov. Murphy will nominate Rutgers general counsel to Supreme Court

BY: - June 10, 2024

John Hoffman’s nomination is the last Gov. Murphy is expected to make to the Supreme Court before his term ends in January 2026.

Lawsuit over baby blood samples to resume after settlement talks break down

BY: - June 4, 2024

The suit alleges that the state’s retention of baby blood samples for purposes other than disease screening violates the Fourth Amendment.

Appeals court declines to expand juvenile resentencing rule to young adults

BY: - May 31, 2024

State courts require juveniles sentenced to lengthy prison terms to be allowed to petition for a new sentence after 20 years. That does not apply to adults, Friday's ruling says.

Justices rule against child welfare division in case over parental fitness

BY: - May 29, 2024

Courts cannot bar parents from seeing their children while also depriving them of counsel by their dismissing cases, the justices rule.

N.J. residents sue to reclaim equity in foreclosed homes

BY: - May 22, 2024

The U.S. Supreme Court last year ruled governments cannot retain more money from tax sales than a resident owes.

N.J. chief justice again urges against giving Senate power to name appellate judges

BY: - May 17, 2024

Chief Justice Stuart Rabner said the selection process for the Appellate Division works well and “there does not appear to be a problem that needs fixing.”

Sen. Bob Menendez’s corruption trial begins Monday in Manhattan

BY: - May 13, 2024

Sen. Bob Menendez allegedly accepted gold bars, cash, a car, and more for helping three businessmen. The trial is expected to last six weeks.