High Quality Courts

High Quality Courts If we want to improve the quality of our courts, we must ensure independent, capable judges are appointed and retained. To attract such high-qualified jurists, the selection of New Jersey’s judges must be timely and transparent, their compensation just, and their workload reasonable.

New Jersey must also continue to modernize its court system. E-filing should be an option in all cases, and experiments like the Complex Business Litigation Program (CBLP) should be applauded, and if successful, expanded.

 

 

Additional Resources

Judicial Pay Raises Are Long Overdue: NJCJI’s Marcus Rayner & David Kott of McCarter & English in the NJLJ, February 1, 2016.

New Jersey Superior Court Judicial Survey 2015: NJLJ, November 10, 2015.

Chief Justice Provides Update on Complex Business Litigation Program

Mandatory Pilot Program Seeks to Shorten Civil Trials

Court Management Statistics

 

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