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NJ Governors and the State Supreme Court

NJ Governors and the State Supreme Court
A forum co-sponsored by the Center on the American Governor, the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Institute for Continuing Legal Education

Held at the New Jersey Law Center on May 8, 2008

 

Full Video


 

Links to Specific Panels

(time codes in parentheses)

 

PART 1 (00:00:16):

Welcome and Introduction

  • Lynn Fontaine Newsome (President, New Jersey State Bar Association)
  • Ruth B. Mandel (Director, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University)

Remarks

  • Governor Jon S. Corzine

New Jersey Governors and the State Supreme Court: The Evolving Relationship

  • Robert Williams (Distinguished Professor, Rutgers Law School-Camden)

 

PART 2 (01:05:01):

Governors and the Court: The Formal and Informal Relationship

  • Moderator: Robert Williams (Distinguished Professor, Rutgers Law School-Camden)
  • Panel:
    • Governor Brendan T. Byrne
    • Governor James J. Florio
    • Chief Justice James R. Zazzali
    • Chief Justice Deborah T. Poritz
    • Justice Robert L. Clifford
    • Justice Daniel J. O’Hern
    • Justice Gary S. Stein
    • Justice Peter J. Verniero

     

PART 3 (02:35:24):

Shaping the Relationship Since 1947:  Governors and the Court

  • Moderator: John Wefing (Professor of Law, Seton Hall University Law School)
  • Panelists:
    • Governor Brendan T. Byrne
    • Governor James J. Florio
    • Justice Robert L. Clifford
    • Judge Burrell Ives Humphreys (Williams, Caliri, Miller & Otley)
    • Robert J. Del Tufo (Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom)
    • Joel Sterns (Sterns & Weinroth)
    • Judge Arthur J. Simpson (Winne, Banta, Hetherington, Basralian & Kahn)

 

PART 4 (03:58:30):

Governors and the Court as Policy Makers:  Perfect Together?

  • Moderator: Paul Tractenberg (Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor & Alfred C. Clapp Distinguished Public Service Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School-Newark)
  • Panelists:
    • Justice Stewart Pollock (Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti)
    • Judge John Gibbons (Gibbons, P.C.)
    • Senator William Gormley (DLA Piper)
    • William Greenberg (McCarter & English, L.L.P.)
    • John L. Kraft (Lomurro, Davison, Eastman and Muñoz, P.A.)

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