The only podcast devoted to all things New Jersey Supreme Court. NJ Attorney Jeff J. Horn breaks down every NJ Supreme Court Opinion - as the opinions are published, interviews top lawyers and judges, and addresses major developments at the NJ Supreme Court.
Future of Court Operations - In Person & Virtual
COVID COURT ALERT!
The NJ Supreme Court and AOC issued an order to continue handling most routine court matters virtually. Here is the Order - https://www.njcourts.gov/notices/2021/n211118a.pdf?c=BMD
(1) Case - G.C. v. Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services - counting income in qualifying for Medicaid - regulation invalidated
What Makes a Court Supreme - Part 1
What Makes a Court Supreme by Associate Justice of the NJ Supreme Court Daniel J. O'Hern is a short book chock full of serious analysis and charming tales of the Wilentz Court - lead by NJ Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert N. Wilentz.
In this Part 1 - we share Justice O'Hern's view of the Court particularly through its leader Chief Justice Wilentz. We will sprinkle in shows that address all of the Justices featured in the book.
If you like this podcast, you will love the book - I thank NJ Appellate Blog author Bruce Greenberg https://www.litedepalma.com/new-jersey-appellate-law-blog for turning me on to the book - Here is a Link to the Book:
Sex, Dog Licenses and Res Ipsa Loquitur
State v. Mark Melvin & State v. Michelle Paden-Battle - sentencing judge cannot serve as the metaphorical “13th juror” and render a sentence based upon crimes for which the defendant was acquitted.
DCPP v. JR-R & GR-R -- burden to prove neglect and abuse remains on DCPP
CR v. MT - sexual consent standard - State in the interest of MTS - “...affirmative and freely given permission…”
In the Matter of John J. Robertelli - law office cannot use social media to make contact with a represented party
Ernest Bozzi v. City of Jersey City - dog ownership is a “substantially public endeavor” and hence, parts of the dog license is an open public record
Gotta Have It Heroin, Double Murder and the Disappearance of Timothy Wiltsey - Again
State v. HANNAH - the sale of heroin branded "Gotta Have It" , double-murder and (14) years of post-conviction litigation leads to an order for a new trial on grounds:
ineffective assistance of counsel and
misapplication of the "statement against interest" standard for a non-defendant
State v. LODZINSKI
The disappearance of Timothy Wiltsey - (30) years ago - returns to the NJ Supreme Court after the defense's successful application in a rare - Motion for Reconsideration. The Supreme Court will conduct oral argument again -- this time with a panel of (7) Justices -- including a Judge from the Appellate Division due to Justice Rabner's recusal.
$10 million Punitive Damages against the State of New Jersey
1. Shelley Pritchett v. State of New Jersey - $10 million Punitive Damages against the State of New Jersey
2. Bonay Goldhagen v. Susan Pasmowitz - Dog Bite Statute - strict liability and comparative negligence
3. State v. Wildemar A. Dangcil - Covid voir dire and jury selection process upheld
4. In the Matter of Registrant J.D-F. - relief from community supervision for life under Megan's Law
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$300 Bribe and Search for the Blicky
State v Bennie Anderson - $300 bribe costs $1million plus in forfeited pension.
State v Rasheem McQueen - the search for the “blicky” - recorded conversation at the PD - suppressed. It turns out you actually do get your “one phone call” down at the station house - beware it might be recorded.
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