State v. Palendrano

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State v. Palendrano  (1972) 
by the New Jersey Superior Court, Law Division

State v. Palendrano, 120 N.J. Super. 336, 293 A.2d 747 (1972), was a legal case decided by the New Jersey Superior Court, Law Division, holding that the common law offense of being a common scold was no longer a crime despite the presence of reception statutes in the state.

Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division (Criminal)

120 N.J. Super. 336; 293 A.2d 747


 Argued: April 24, 1972 --- Decided: July 13, 1972

John A. Ricciardi, Esquire, Assistant Prosecutor, for the State (James M. Coleman, Jr., Monmouth County Prosecutor).

Martin M. Rudnick, Esquire, for the Defendant.

McGann, J.C.C. (temporarily assigned).

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