2:2-1. Appeals to the Supreme Court From Final Judgments
(a) As of Right. Appeals may be taken to the Supreme Court from final judgments as of right: (1) in cases determined by the Appellate Division involving a substantial question arising under the Constitution of the United States or this State; (2) in cases where, and with regard to those issues as to which, there is a dissent in the Appellate Division; (3) directly from the trial courts in cases where the death penalty has been imposed and in post-conviction proceedings in such cases; (4) in such cases as are provided by law.
(b) On Certification. Appeals may be taken to the Supreme Court from final judgments on certification to the Appellate Division pursuant to R. 2:12.