The New Jersey Supreme Court issued four opinions from Feb. 13-19. As of Feb. 19, the court issued 10 opinions in 2023—one fewer than this point a year ago. The four opinions are below:
- New Jersey v. Gomes
- Liberty Insurance Corp. v. Techdan, LLC
- Statewide Insurance Fund v. Star Insurance Company
- New Jersey v. Olenowski
From Feb. 13-19, state supreme courts issued 233 opinions nationally. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued the most with 77. State supreme courts in 12 states issued the fewest with zero. Courts where judges are elected have issued 165 opinions, while courts whose members are appointed have issued 68.
The New Jersey Supreme Court is the state’s court of last resort and has seven judgeships. The current chief of the court is Stuart Rabner. The court issued 55 opinions in 2022 and 2021. Nationally, state supreme courts issued 9,243 opinions in 2022 and 10,133 in 2021. The courts have issued 1,067 opinions in 2023. Courts where judges are elected have issued 683 opinions, while courts whose members are appointed have issued 384. New Jersey is a Democratic trifecta, meaning Democrats control the governorship and both chambers of the state legislature.