McClain v. Board of Review, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  In general, employees who leave work voluntarily are disqualified from obtaining unemployment benefits.  In 2015, the unemployment statute, N.J.S.A. 43;21-5(a), was amended to exempt from disqualification “an individual who voluntarily leaves work  with one employer to accept from another employer employment which commences not more than seven days after the individual leaves … the first employer.”

In re Atlantic County, ___ N.J. ___ (2017); In re New Jersey Firemens Association Obligation to Provide Relief Application Under Open Public Records Act, ___ N.J. ___ (2017).  On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, Justice Solomon issued two opinions for the Supreme Court.  Both of them involved case

The Supreme Court has granted certification to review three more appeals.  The first of those actually consists of four cases that have been consolidated under the lead case, State v. Hester.  The question presented in that case, as phrased by the Supreme Court Clerk’s Office, is “Do the Ex Post Facto Clauses of the United States and New Jersey Constitutions preclude defendants from being charged, under a 2014 amendment to the applicable statute, with third-degree violations of their special sentences of community supervision for life (CSL)?”  In a published op