Date: 
Jan 24, 2015

Last year the New Hampshire Supreme Court refused to rule on the constitutionality of the business tax credit scholarship program, stating that the person bringing the lawsuit had to show evidence of personal harm.

Date: 
May 01, 2015

On Thursday the New Hampshire Supreme Court upheld the death sentence for Michael Addison, the only inmate on death row in New Hampshire.

Addison was convicted for fatally shooting police officer Michael Briggs in 2006.

The Justices reviewed similar cases in other states and concluded that the death penalty was neither "excessive nor disproportionate."

Date: 
Sep 09, 2015

This September the New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled that students cannot sue schools for failing to notify parents about alleged bullying incidents.

Date: 
Jun 15, 2016

On June 22 the New Hampshire Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether information about a rape and murder victim's sexual history should be released for an appeal.

Date: 
Aug 04, 2016

The New Hampshire Supreme Court has struck down a rule that allowed the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to subtract Social Security disability income from other welfare benefits. 

Date: 
Jan 20, 2017

The New Hampshire House and Senate will both consider bills this year to exclude a rape victim’s sexual history from court appeals.

New Hampshire’s Rape Shield Law blocks evidence about a victim’s sexual history in a trial for rape.  The law is intended to protect the privacy of rape victims and prevent victim-blaming.  However, the law does not specifically address appeals.

Bobbie Hantz Marconi
Date: 
Jun 07, 2017

Gov. Chris Sununu announced he will nominate Anna Barbara ("Bobbie") Hantz Marconi of Stratham to serve as the next Associate Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court.

If the Executive Council approves her nomination, Marconi will be the third woman ever appointed to the court.

Judge retirement age
Date: 
Jun 28, 2017

New Hampshire’s Constitution requires judges to retire at age 70. It is the reason that Supreme Court Associate Justice Carol Ann Conboy must retire in July, something she does not want to do

wind turbine power
Date: 
Aug 07, 2017

The New Hampshire Supreme Court has accepted a lawsuit to stop nine wind turbines along Tuttle Hill and the Willard Mountain ridge line in Antrim.

The Supreme Court appeal is the latest challenge to the proposed project. 

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