Supreme Court Final Oral Argument Schedule for Oct. 21, 2014

The following is the Supreme Court's schedule for oral arguments on Oct. 21, 2014. 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 Oct. 20, 2014 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opinions listed below have not been approved for publication, and that pursuant to New Jersey Court Rule 1:36, no unpublished opinion shall constitute precedent or be binding on any court.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).

10 a.m.

A-2-13 Deborah F. Townsend v. Noah Pierre (072357)
Can the conclusion of plaintiff’s expert that overgrown bushes on the corner of the property were the proximate cause of the accident serve to defeat the property owners’ motion for summary judgment when the only witnesses’ deposition testimony was that the bushes did not obstruct the view?

A-41-13 State v. Julie Kuropchak (072718)
In this appeal challenging a conviction of driving while intoxicated, was it error to admit the documentary evidence and the Alcotest results, and was the observational evidence sufficient to sustain the conviction?


1 p.m.

A-47/48-13 State v. State v. James Grate; State v. Fuquan Cromwell (072750)
Does the “knowingly” mens rea requirement of N.J.S.A. 2C:39-5(e)(1), third-degree unlawful possession of a weapon at an education institution, apply to both the possession of the firearm and the presence at an educational institution; and did the trial court err in sentencing defendants to mandatory minimum terms?


2 p.m.

D-157-13 In the matter of Neil L. Gross (072470)

D-151-13 In the matter of Frank J. Cozzarelli (074742)

3 p.m.

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