Former NH Supreme Court judge shaped public defender systemAugust 15, 2022 GMT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — James Duggan, who expanded access to justice from the bench of the New Hampshire Supreme Court and as founder of the state's appellate office for indigent defendants, has died. He was 79.
New Hampshire court adopts congressional redistricting mapMay 31, 2022 GMT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court adopted a congressional redistricting plan Tuesday, one day before the filing period opens for candidates in the upcoming elections.
New Hampshire was the last state to adopt a plan as required every 10 years to reflect population changes, though maps in several other states are being challenged in court.
NH court releases redistricting map that moves 5 townsMay 27, 2022 GMT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Friday released a congressional redistricting plan that moves just five towns from the state's 1st District to the 2nd, rejecting a last-minute attempt by Republicans to block its takeover of the process.
Sununu to veto congressional map, letting court take overMay 26, 2022 GMT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court will redraw the state’s congressional map after the Legislature's latest, last-ditch effort failed Thursday to win over Republican Gov. Chris Sununu.
State not immune from liability in Fort Constitution lawsuitApril 1, 2022 GMT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Friday reversed a judge's ruling that the state was immune from liability in a woman's lawsuit alleging she was hurt by falling debris at Fort Constitution in 2018.
Court: Police can keep details about covert equipment secretDecember 11, 2021 GMT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court has ruled that the Concord Police Department does not have to divulge information about its “covert communications equipment.”
The American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire and the Concord Monitor filed the lawsuit after receiving the redacted license agreement through a public records request.
Drug conviction reversed, evidence acquired illegallyOctober 28, 2021 GMT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Thursday reversed a man's marijuana possession conviction, saying that evidence obtained by police during two warrantless searches was unlawfully acquired, and a search warrant produced later relied on that evidence.
Court: Town didn’t have authority to fix property assessmentOctober 1, 2021 GMT
MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — A judge was wrong to decide that the town of Merrimack could correct its undervaluation of the Merrimack Premium Outlets Center by adjusting its assessment, the New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled Friday.
Court: Driver’s blood alcohol test wasn’t a searchSeptember 29, 2021 GMT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A driver who was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated had no reasonable expectation of privacy after he submitted a blood sample to the state for a blood alcohol concentration test, the New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
Bail denial upheld for police sergeant accused of assaultSeptember 29, 2021 GMT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a judge's decision to deny bail for a Massachusetts State Police sergeant charged with assaulting his girlfriend.
Bryan Erickson, 39, of Groveland, Massachusetts, is charged with second-degree and simple assault, obstructing report of a crime; disobeying an officer; criminal trespass; and reckless operation.
Court rejects truck driver’s appeal in crash that killed 7September 16, 2021 GMT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an appeal for a bail hearing for a truck driver who's been in jail since he was charged with causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists in 2019.
Court rejects lawsuit challenging child protection systemJuly 20, 2021 GMT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against a former state employee who accused the Department of Health and Human Services of failing to protect children from abuse and neglect.
Ruling is final blow to New Hampshire voter registration lawJuly 2, 2021 GMT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court struck a final blow Friday to a 2017 voter registration law that faced repeated legislative and court challenges, upholding a previous ruling that it’s unconstitutional.
Court hears bail arguments for driver in crash that killed 7June 29, 2021 GMT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A truck driver charged with causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists in 2019 deserves a bail hearing despite a judge's ruling that he should remain jailed, a defense attorney argued before the New Hampshire Supreme Court on Tuesday.
State high court lifting mask requirement; theater reopeningJune 6, 2021 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — A look at coronavirus-related developments around New England:
Court: Judge wrong to dismiss complaint against FacebookJuly 24, 2020 GMT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled Friday that a judge was wrong to dismiss a cafe owner's complaint against Facebook that said his social media account was shut down without warning.
Court: Board wrong to deny workers’ comp for medical potMarch 7, 2019 GMT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A labor appeals board was wrong to determine that workers' compensation insurance can't reimburse an employee for the cost of medical marijuana, according to a New Hampshire Supreme Court decision released Thursday...