Weeks v. City of Newark, No. A--69

CourtUnited States State Supreme Court (New Jersey)
Writing for the CourtPER CURIAM
Citation168 A.2d 11,34 N.J. 250
Docket NumberNo. A--69
Decision Date20 February 1961
PartiesRichard WEEKS, Plaintiff-Respondent, v. CITY OF NEWARK, a municipal corporation of the State of New Jersey, Defendant-Appellant.

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34 N.J. 250
168 A.2d 11
Richard WEEKS, Plaintiff-Respondent,
v.
CITY OF NEWARK, a municipal corporation of the State of New
Jersey, Defendant-Appellant.
No. A--69.
Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Argued Jan. 10, 1961.
Decided Feb. 20, 1961.

On appeal from a judgment of the Superior Court, Appellate Division, whose opinion is reported at 62 N.J.Super. 166, 162 A.2d 314.

Thomas M. Kane, Newark, for appellant (Vincent P. Torppey, Newark, attorney, Jacob M. Goldberg, Newark, of counsel).

[168 A.2d 12] Milton Yormark, Newark, for respondent (Zarin & Yormark, Newark, attorneys).

PER CURIAM.

The judgment is affirmed for the reasons expressed in the opinion of Judge Goldmann in the court below.

For affirmance: Chief Justice WEINTRAUB and Justices JACOBS, FRANCIS, PROCTOR, HALL and SCHETTINO--6.

For reversal: None.

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