Tag Archives: State Supreme Court

New Hampshire Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks Election Law Penalties

The New Hampshire Supreme Court upheld Senate Bill 3 (SB 3) while issuing a temporary restraining order for penalties included in the voting rights law. In the ruling, Presiding Justice Charles S. Temple did not block the controversial legislation from … Continue reading

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Antrim Wind Farm proposal headed to State Supreme Court

The state’s highest court will hear arguments involving a proposed wind farm in the town of Antrim. It’s the latest development in a years-long battle for the Antrim Wind project, which has been under development since 2009. (…) The groups … Continue reading

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New associate justice to be sworn in at state Supreme Court

Republican Gov. Chris Sununu’s first appointee to the New Hampshire Supreme Court is going to be sworn in this week. The ceremony for Associate Justice Barbara “Bobbie” Hantz Marconi is scheduled for Tuesday morning. She is replacing retiring Associate Justice … Continue reading

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NH State Supreme Court Upholds Limited Warrentless Search

Accordingly, we reject the State’s invitation to adopt the federal automobile exception under the State Constitution. We leave intact the central holding of Sterndale — that we do not recognize, under Part I, Article 19, the federal automobile exception as … Continue reading

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NH State Supreme Court nominee up for a vote Wednesday

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Executive Council is set to vote on Republican Gov. Chris Sununu’s first nominee to the New Hampshire Supreme Court. The council is expected to vote Wednesday on whether to confirm Manchester attorney Anna Barbara Hantz … Continue reading

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Chris Sununu Has His Harriet Miers Moment

A career litigating construction defects, insurance coverage, etc., even if one is the best there is at it, hardly qualifies one to sit on a court that has the final word on whether a law, regulation or other governmental action is … Continue reading

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State Supreme Courts Continue to Try to Chip Away at FAA Preemption

“…recent decisions by the highest courts of North Carolina and New Hampshire provide examples of continued efforts by state courts to chip away at the preemptive effect of the FAA concerning the interpretation and enforcement of arbitration agreements and the … Continue reading

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