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The Honorable Martin L. Haines L’43 received the New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s highest award for his contributions to New Jersey’s justice system. Haines received the Medal of Honor at an awards dinner at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick. In 1978, Judge Haines was appointed to the New Jersey Superior Court bench and later became the Burlington County Assignment Judge. During his tenure he created the Comprehensive Justice Center, the Burlington County Custody Mediation Program, and the Bar Compact and Literacy Program for the Burlington County Courts. Prior to his appointment, H aines served as president of the Burlington County Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association. He also had a significant role in the establishment of the New Jersey Public Defender System. Judge Haines retired in 1990