Constitutional Crisis in the Garden State

National Review: “Christie refused to reappoint Jersey supreme court justice John E. Wallace. In response, the chief justice, Stuart Rabner, a Democrat, not only blasted Christie’s move to nominate a new justice for the court — he appointed a justice of his own as an interim one . . . So yesterday, another justice on the court, Roberto A. Rivera-Soto . . . issued an opinion calling the chief justice’s move unconstitutional and announcing that he refuses to vote until the interim justice, an appellate judge, is gone . . . “