Juror Appreciation Week, May 2-6, is linked closely with Law Day, which has been celebrated on May 1 since 1958 as “a day of national dedication to the principles of government under law.”
The name change reflects the primary goal of the program – recovery.
The majority of individuals were discharged completely from probation while others with financial obligations were converted to collections cases.
Civil jury trials will return in a virtual format on a limited and temporary basis, under a Supreme Court order issued on January 7, 2021. The Court’s order directs virtual civil trials to begin on or after Feb. 1 in eight of New Jersey’s 21 counties. Initial trials will require consent of both parties and […]
Just 10 minutes into the session, Desmond Causey-Jones interrupted Superior Court Judge Jeffrey J. Waldman with an important message, telling the judge he needed to sign off.
Although the JEDS system was in development before the pandemic, it was made available sooner in light of the courts’ suspension of most in-person proceedings and matters to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Voir dire questioning will primarily take place in a virtual format, with technology provided by the Judiciary as needed.
The plan is to use a combination of remote and in-person proceedings to select juries, and to conduct live trials with social distancing in courthouses.
The theme of the celebration, which runs July 19-25, is “Restoring Trust, Creating Hope.
The 11-week Principles of Municipal Court Administration program course starts at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg on Sept. 14