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Legal Memorandum: Granting Certification in NJ

Issue: When should certification be granted by the New Jersey Supreme Court?

Area of Law: Litigation & Procedure
Keywords: Certification; Supreme court; Decision under review
Jurisdiction: New Jersey
Cited Cases: None
Cited Statutes: R. 2:12-4
Date: 11/01/2009

Certification should be granted when the decision under review—

presents a question of general public importance which has not been but should be settled by the Supreme Court or is similar to a question presented on another appeal to the Supreme Court; if the decision under review is in conflict with any other decision of the same or a higher court or calls for an exercise of the Supreme Court’s supervision and in other matters if the interest of justice requires.

 

R. 2:12-4. 

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