Retired NJ Supreme Court justice Marie L. Garibaldi dies

Retired NJ Supreme Court justice Marie L. Garibaldi

Marie L. Garibaldi, who made history as the first woman to serve on the New Jersey Supreme Court, has died. She was 81.

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Retired NJ Supreme Court justice Marie L. Garibaldi

The justice’s death was confirmed by the state Supreme Court.

An illustrious judge and longtime Weehawken resident, Garibaldi broke barriers for women over a 40-year career that began when female lawyers were still a novelty. By the time she stepped down from the Supreme Court in 2000, Garibaldi had become one of the state’s most revered and consequential figures in the law.

Her 225 opinions settled some of …read more

Source: North Jersey

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