New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2013.
xi, 268 p. ; 23 cm.
Ten New Jersey cases that shook the nation
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction / Paul L. Trachtenberg
Henningsen v. Bloomfield Motors, Inc. (1960) : promoting product safety by protecting consumers of defective goods / Jay M. Feinman and Caitlin Edwards
Marini v. Ireland (1970) : protecting low-income renters by judicial shock therapy / Richard H. Chused
Southern Burlington County NAACP v. Township of Mount Laurel (1975) : establishing a right to affordable housing throughout the state by confronting the inequality demon / Robert C. Holmes
In Re Karen Ann Quinlan (1976) : establishing a patient's right to die in dignity / Robert S. Olick and Paul W. Armstrong
Right To Choose v. Byrne (1982) : establishing a state constitutional right to publicly funded abortions / Louis Raveson
State v. Hunt (1982) : protecting privacy from unwarranted searches amid a national roadmap to independent state constitutional rights / Robert F. Williams
In The Matter Of Baby M (1988) : reining in surrogate parenting and protecting a child's best interests / Suzanne A. Kim
Lehmann v. Toys "R" Us (1993) : protecting employees from sexual harassment and a hostile work environment / Fredric Gross
Doe v. Poritz and Megan's law (1995) : the subtle art of judicial deference to the legislature / Ronald K. Chen
New Jersey's school funding litigation, Robinson v. Cahill and Abbott v. Burke (2011) : the epitome of the state supreme court as an independent, progressive voice in guaranteeing constitutional rights / Paul L. Tractenberg
Conclusion: New Jersey's 1947 constitution and the creation of a modern state supreme court / John B. Wefing.