In Re Baby M.
In the conflict between the Stern family (plaintiff) and the Whitehead family
(defendant) the Supreme Court of New Jersey presided over the case and held
jurisdiction. The case was appealed by the Whitehead family (appellant) after an
The Supreme Court then granted the case a writ of certiorari with the notion not to
overturn the intermediate courts decision but because the decision of the Court of
Appeals does not give adequate guidance to the trial court in the event the parties cann