A pirate offers high fives to Mary Novak, 5, one of six children whose adoptions were finalized during Mercer Vicinage's eighth annual Adoption Day program on Friday, Nov. 20. Speakers at a celebration at the Trenton War Memorial after the hearings included Judge Glenn A. Grant, acting administrative director of the courts and the Rev. Darryl Armstrong. A story about the event and more photos from Adoption Day ceremonies throughout New Jersey will appear in the next edition of the Judiciary Times.
The New Jersey Judiciary this summer began the long process of changing the procedure judges use to set bail and how quickly a criminal defendant is tried.