Latest New Hampshire Supreme Court News

Court rejects truck driver's appeal in crash that killed 7

Sep. 16, 2021 13:20 PM EDT

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. Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 25, of West Springfield,...

Court accepts former state senator's appeal of convictions

Sep. 03, 2021 08:09 AM EDT

The New Hampshire Supreme Court has accepted the appeal of a former state senator who seeks to overturn his convictions on misdemeanor charges of domestic violence, criminal mischief and simple assault. Jeff Woodburn, 56, of Whitefield, was convicted of four charges in...

Court rejects lawsuit challenging child protection system

Jul. 20, 2021 16:41 PM EDT

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. Anna Carrigan, a former social worker, sued the...

Ruling is final blow to New Hampshire voter registration law

Jul. 02, 2021 12:38 PM EDT

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. The law required additional documentation...

Court hears bail arguments for driver in crash that killed 7

Jun. 29, 2021 12:41 PM EDT

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. Volodymyr...