NJ Spotlight News

Number of NJ Supreme Court vacancies is ‘astonishing’

Clip: 07/07/2022 | 5m 1s | Video has closed captioning.

Associate Justice Barry Albin, New Jersey’s longest-serving Supreme Court justice, has ended his 20-year term having reached the mandatory retirement age of 70, leaving New Jersey’s judicial branch with a historic number of vacancies and no indication there’s a plan to fill them. Sixty-two trial court positions are vacant. Just four out of seven justices have been confirmed to the highest court.

Aired: 07/07/22

Rating: NR

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