New Jersey and National Leaders Support Nomination of Rachel Wainer Apter to the New Jersey Supreme Court
TRENTON, NJ (STL.News) “The Panel found that the candidate has the competence, integrity and judicial temperament to be an outstanding Justice,” said the Governor’s Judicial Advisory Panel, comprised of Chief Justice (Retired) James Zazzali, Justice (Retired) John Wallace, Chief Justice (Retired) Deborah Poritz, Justice (Retired) Virginia Long, Justice (Retired) Stewart Pollock, Judge (Retired) Peter Doyne, and John Keefe, Former President of the New Jersey State Bar Association, in a joint statement.
“Ms. Wainer Apter’s reputation in the legal community is bar none and my interactions with her have shown me a strength of character and intellect that New Jersey will be proud to have on our highest court,” said Senator Richard J. Codey. “If she should be confirmed, our residents should rest comfortably knowing that they have a strong voice on the court that will protect the civil rights of all of our residents for years to come. She’s part of the best of New Jersey.”
“I am looking forward to voting for Rachel Wainer Apter for the New Jersey Supreme Court,” said Senator Joseph Cryan. “Great choice by Governor Murphy.”
“Last year, Governor Murphy made a homerun appointment with Fabiana Pierre-Louis and now the Governor has appointed another impressive individual in Rachel Wainer Apter,” said Senator Vin Gopal.