New Jersey State Bar Association Task Force on Judicial Independence: Deadline to Submit Comments Set for June 30

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For Immediate Release
June 19, 2014
Kate Coscarelli
Senior Managing Director, Communications
The New Jersey State Bar Association’s Task Force on Judicial Independence has held four public hearings. Since April, dozens of members of the legal community and public have addressed this critical issue at hearings held in New Brunswick, Newark, Atlantic City and Camden.
Anyone who wishes to submit written materials or comments to further assist the Task Force achieve its goal of issuing a report containing recommendations with respect to preserving the independence of judges of this state should do so by June 30.
Send comments to [email protected] or to the attention of Kate Coscarelli, Senior Director of Communications and Media Relations, New Jersey State Bar Association, One Constitution Square, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.
The Task Force is wholly independent of the Bar Association, which will not control or influence its proceedings or conclusions.
To read more about the Task Force, and its definition of judicial independence, visit