President Lamparello Highlights the Critical Need for An Independent Judiciary

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For Immediate Release

Kate Coscarelli
Sr. Director of Communications

The NJSBA’s Task Force on Judicial Independence held the first of four public hearings yesterday, April 1, 2014, at the New Jersey Law Center.  More than 20 people testified at the three-hour hearing.

New Jersey State Bar President Ralph J. Lamparello opened the testimony by addressing a number of issues, including the importance of an independent judiciary in our democracy, the reappointment of judges and justices, judicial compensation and senatorial courtesy.