Today, February 29, 2012, was Justice Long’s last day on the Supreme Court. She turns 70 years of age tomorrow and, thus, she has reached mandatory retirement age.
Justice Long’s career has been a singularly diverse one. Prior to her years as a Supreme Court Justice, which began in 1999, she served on the Appellate Division for fifteen years, including service as a Presiding Judge of her Part. Before that, Justice Long sat in the Civil, Criminal and Chancery Divisions (the first woman to serve in the Chancery Division) in multiple different vicinages. Governor