Christie Refusal To Reappoint Justice Hoens Irritates Bar

, New Jersey Law Journal


Gov. Chris Christie announced Monday that he will not reappoint Justice Helen Hoens to the state Supreme Court, despite acknowledging her qualifications.

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What's being said

  • BK

    Is Justice Hoens eligible to serve in the Appellate Divsion?

  • JR

    To those of us who love the law, what is happening with our Supreme Court is a travesty. We should amend our Consitution to repeal the 7-year review of at least Supreme Court justices, if not all judges. It works well enough for federal judges with initial appointments of lifetime tenure during their terms of good behaviour. There is too much political intrigue afoot. It's demeaning to both parties.

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