Supreme Court Tentative Argument Schedule for March 11, 2013
The following is the Supreme Court's schedule for
oral arguments on March 11, 2013. The issues before the Supreme Court are
outlined in the Appellate Division opinion in each case. If you are planning to
view the Webcast of Supreme Court arguments, you may want to review the opinion
under appeal in order to have a better understanding of the issues before the
Court. The opinions are in Adobe Acrobat Pdf format.
To view the argument schedule and corresponding opinions for the March 12, 2013 Webcast, click here.
Please note that some of the Appellate Division opinions listed below have not been approved for publication, and that pursuant to New Jersey Court Rule 1:36, no unpublished opinion shall constitute precedent or be binding on any court.
(The following statements of issues on appeal are prepared by the Office of the Clerk for the convenience of the reader. They have been neither reviewed nor approved by the Supreme Court. Please note that, in the interest of brevity not all issues may have been summarized).
A-119-11 State v. Shaffona Moran (069967)
Did the trial court err by engaging in ex parte communication with the deliberating jury and in permitting the jurors to take written jury instructions home with them to review over the weekend?
A-111-11 Jonathan Bond v. Wendy Bond (069972)
Can the creation of a special needs trust justify the elimination of a parent's obligation to pay child support to the primary residential parent of a special needs child; and did the judge err by failing to, sua sponte, appoint a guardian ad litem to represent the special needs child's interests as they relate to child support and special needs planning?
A-109-11 State v. Samander S. Dabas (069498)
Was defendant entitled to an adverse-inference charge based on the police officer's destruction of contemporaneous interrogation notes?
A-103-11 Harlan W. Waksal v. Director, Div. of Taxation (069599)
May these taxpayers follow federal accounting rules to deduct a non-business bad debt as a capital loss on their New Jersey gross income tax returns in accordance with Koch v. Director, Division of Taxation, 157 N.J. 1 (1999)?