Latest New Hampshire Supreme Court News

Former NH Supreme Court judge shaped public defender system

Aug. 15, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

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. Duggan died Saturday at his home in Amherst after a period of declining...

New Hampshire court adopts congressional redistricting map

May. 31, 2022 14:46 PM EDT

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...

NH court releases redistricting map that moves 5 towns

May. 27, 2022 16:05 PM EDT

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. Both the House and...

Sununu to veto congressional map, letting court take over

May. 26, 2022 16:01 PM EDT

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. New Hampshire is one few states yet to finalize new U.S. House districts as...