Thirty-eight years after the comprehensive reformation, reorganization and modernization of the New Jersey judicial system, the Municipal Court Judicial Conference took a long look at the Municipal Court system based upon the report of the Supreme Court’s Task Force on the Improvement of Municipal Courts. Keynoting the Conference, Chief Justice Robert Wilentz commented on the project’s importance, stating that, “despite the importance of these courts, their performance has fallen short of our standards of fair and efficient justice.
No matter how disconcerting it may be, it is time for change in our Municipal Court system
OP-ED: The recommendations of the Subcommittee on Judicial Independence in the New Jersey Municipal Courts will not do enough to remedy systemic problems.
In this article Peter Lederman discusses what we need to know about New Jersey Municipal Courts should we ever have to appear for a DWI charge?