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New Jessey Governor Chris Christie nominated 2 to state Supreme Court. New Jersey Supreme Court could see the first Asian-American on the state’s highest court if confirmed by the state Senate.  Both men have already been confirmed once by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

David Bauman 56, of Holmdel, who was born in Japan and immigrated to the United States at age 3, is the presiding judge for the civil division of the Superior Court in Monmouth County. He is the son of a Japanese mother and an American father of German and Irish heritage who was serving in the U.S. Navy.

Robert Hanna, 54, of Madison. Now, the president of the Board of Public Utilities that oversees the state’s regulated utilities, were nominated to fill two vacancies on the seven-member court that could be called on to decide such weighty cases as public school funding and gay marriage.

Christie said,

I’ve got lots of Democrats in my administration as well, and they don’t automatically because Republicans just because I nominate them to something. And I worked with a lot of people in the U.S. Attorney’s Office who were both Republicans, Democrats and independents. If you talk to anybody in the United States Attorney’s Office who served at the same time Bob and I did — in fact, I spoke to one of them this morning who told me there was no one in his experience that relished disagreeing with me more than Bob Hanna. He has kept that personality streak through the last three years. You are what you say you are, not what other people say you are.”

 

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