By Harold V. Kane
In 2002 the citizens of New Jersey were preparing to choose a US Senator for a six year term in the November election. The candidates were selected, via the primary system, to be Democrat incumbent Robert Torricelli and Republican Douglas Forrester. As the election wound toward November the Democrats found that they had several ethics issues with Mr. Torricelli and his reelection was far from assured. Mr. Torricelli, following President Truman’s dictum “if you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen”, proceeded to, on September 30 withdraw his candidacy. The Republicans began their victory dance as Mr. Forrester was now unopposed and the Democrats would be prevented from replacing Mr. Torricelli because of the time constraints of the New Jersey Constitution.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 25th, 2020 | Author: admin | Filed under: New Jersey, Opinion | Tags: Harold Kane, Harold V. Kane, Murphy's Borrowing, New Jersey, NJ Supreme Court, Opinion | Comments Off on Murphy’s Borrowing: Will the NJ Supreme Court Ignore The Constitution (Again)?