Federal judge blocks more of New Jersey’s new gun law

BY: - May 16, 2023

Gun rights advocates celebrated the latest ruling as a huge win. Attorney General Matt Platkin called it "devastating for public safety."

Governor Murphy nominates former public defender to state Supreme Court

BY: - May 15, 2023

Michael Noriega, an immigration and personal injury attorney, would fill the final vacancy on New Jersey's highest court.

High court to weigh N.J. policy requesting confidentiality in harassment probes

BY: - May 10, 2023

Viktoriya Usachenok claims civil service rules requiring investigators to request confidentiality chill free speech.

Union County to print Spanish ballots after feds allege Voting Rights Act violations

BY: - May 9, 2023

A federal complaint charged the county violated provisions of the federal Voting Rights Act that guarantees language access.

New Jersey Supreme Court again affirms public’s civil rights in warrantless police searches

BY: - May 3, 2023

Police cannot search someone's property or belongings without a warrant unless "exigent circumstances" exist, the N.J. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

Appeals court denies bid by N.J., GOP to toss fusion voting lawsuit

BY: - May 2, 2023

A three-judge panel tossed motions to dismiss filed by New Jersey officials and the Republican State Committee, clearing the way for the Moderate Party's suit to proceed.

NJ Transit workers allege transit cops are slow to respond to attacks by riders

BY: - May 2, 2023

A lawyer representing NJ Transit workers said attacks by riders are “an ongoing problem that hasn’t stopped.”

U.S. Supreme Court to hear N.J. fishing case that could limit federal agency powers

BY: - May 1, 2023

The case centers on New Jersey fishing operations that objected to paying for federal observers.

Teacher convicted of bank fraud can keep pension, appeals court says

BY: - May 1, 2023

A bank fraud conviction does not bar the collection of deferred retirement benefits because the crime is unrelated to educational work, the judges said.

No replacement in sight for longtime vacancy on New Jersey’s top court

BY: - May 1, 2023

Gov. Phil Murphy again refused to say when he will act to fill the seventh seat on New Jersey's Supreme Court.

Justices skeptical of New Jersey bribery law’s loophole for unelected candidates

BY: - April 25, 2023

New Jersey's Supreme Court heard oral arguments over whether the state's bribery statute covers political candidates not yet elected.

High court hears arguments in case of Catholic teacher fired for premarital sex

BY: - April 24, 2023

A Catholic teacher's 2014 firing for premarital sex pits state discrimination-protection law against a federal religious-freedom exception.