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For immediate release: November 30, 2004
For further information: Tammy Kendig
609-292-9580

MEDIA ALERT
Oral Argument in Lewis vs. Harris

The Appellate Division of Superior Court will hear oral argument on Tues., Dec. 7 in the matter of Mark Lewis v. Gwendolyn L. Harris (frequently referred to as the same-sex marriage case). Argument will be heard at 10 a.m. in the Appellate Division courtroom, fifth floor, Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex, Market St., Trenton.

Seating for the media is limited and will be reserved in the order requests are received. Only one seat will be reserved for each news organization. Reporters and photographers must wear press credentials to be admitted to the reserved seating area. Reporters are asked to be seated by 9:45 a.m. At 9:50 a.m., unused reserved seats will be given to reporters on a waiting list. Call the Judiciary communications office at 609-292-9580 to reserve a seat.

Allow time for passing through security in the RJH Justice Complex lobby. Photo ID must be shown.

Television and radio news organizations must make arrangements in advance for video cameras or sound recording equipment in the courtroom, according to the Supreme Court guidelines. If demand for space is high, TV and radio will use a pooling arrangement. Call the Judiciary communications office for information on electronic pooling.

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