Supreme Court Final Argument Schedule for Monday, September 9, 2013
The following is the Supreme Court's schedule for
oral arguments on September 9, 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 September 10, 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opinions listed below have not been approved for publication, and that pursuant to New Jersey Court Rule 1:36, no unpublished opinion shall constitute precedent or be binding on any court.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-20-12 State v. James W. Robinson (070556)
May a criminal defendant be sentenced to two extended term sentences, one mandatory and one discretionary, consistent with the prohibition against multiple extended terms, N.J.S.A. 2C:44-5a(2), and State v. Pennington, 154 N.J. 344 (1998)?
A-10-12 In the Matter of the Civil Commitment of R.F. SVP 490-08
In this State action seeking the civil commitment under the Sexually Violent Predator Act, N.J.S.A. 30:4-27.24 to -27.38, did the Appellate Division err in concluding the trial court abused its discretion in determining the State had not met its burden of proving by clear and convincing evidence that R.F. suffers from a psychiatric condition that renders him likely to commit a sexually violent act?
A-12-12 In the Matter of the Proposed Quest Academy Charter
School of Montclair Founders Group (070972)
Does the “arbitrary, capricious, or unreasonable” standard of review apply to the final decision of the Commission of the Department of Education on an application to establish a charter school under the Charter School Program Act, N.J.S.A. 18A:36A-1 to -18?
A-18-12 State v. Reinaldo Fuentes (070729)
Did the trial court err in finding and weighing the aggravating factors in imposing defendant’s sentence?