Use the BLS Catalog SARA to identify material about your New Jersey research topic. Use an advanced keyword search and link on any of the listed subject headings to explore further.
via Villanova Center for Information Law & Policy - access back to the 1994 term
via FindLaw - also provides access back to 1996, with more searching options.
Decisions of the United States District Court, District of New Jersey via Rutgers School of Law - Camden (Coverage starts with October 1998 opinions.)
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey - Useful information on this site includes local bankruptcy rules, forms, local rules, bankruptcy statistics, a guide to personal bankruptcy, filing fees and telephone listings for the Newark, Trenton and Camden courts.
Specialized Federal Courts
(Court of Last Resort; Appeal from Administrative Agency)
7 justices sit en banc
Appellate Division of Superior Court
(Intermediate Appellate Court; Appeal from Administrative Agency)
33 judges sit in 8 parts
Superior Court: Civil, Family, General Equity, and Criminal Divisions
(General Jurisdiction Court)
408 judges (15 vicinages in 21 counties)
Jury trials in most cases
(Limited Jurisdiction Court)
365 judges (534 courts, of which 18 were multi-municipal)
No jury trials
* Felony cases are handled on first appearance in the Municipal Courts and then are transferred through the county Prosecutor’s office to the Superior Court.
Tax Court** Case Types:
(Limited Jurisdiction Court; Appeal from Administrative Agency)
No jury trials
** Tax court is considered a limited jurisdiction court because of its specialized subject matter. Nevertheless, it receives appeals from administrative bodies and its cases are appealed to the intermediate appellate court. Tax court judges have the same general qualifications and terms of service as superior court judges and can be cross assigned.