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Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton, N.J. Photo: Carmen Natale/ALM Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton, New Jersey. Photo: Carmen Natale/ALM

The state Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday on whether to sustain or overturn the Appellate Division’s recent decision upholding a pair of controversial directives by the New Jersey attorney general that address publishing the names of disciplined police officers.

Some see the case over police misconduct and how much should be made public as a bellwether of the current calls for more police accountability in the wake of George Floyd’s tragic death at the hands of Minneapolis police last summer.

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Suzette Parmley

Trenton Correspondent who covers the N.J. Supreme Court, Governor, Legislature. She also contributes to The Legal Intelligencer and law.com. Suzette joined New Jersey Law Journal in Jan. 2019 from the Philadelphia Inquirer where she was a former Trenton Statehouse Correspondent and Business Reporter/Columnist. Awards: 1st Place for 2020 coverage of NJ Supreme Court; 2019 Specialized Writing Category, 5-time winner of the Business Financial Writing Portfolio Award from the New Jersey Press Association. Graduate of the Fels Center of Government/University of Pennsylvania. Email: [email protected] or follow on Twitter: @SuzParmley

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