Yarborough v. State Operated School District of the City of Newark, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2018).  Plaintiff, a third-grade teacher in the Newark public schools, faced a conduct-unbecoming tenure charge for inflicting corporal punishment on two students, in violation of N.J.S.A. 18A:6-1.  An arbitrator found against plaintiff and imposed a 120-day suspension without pay.  Plaintiff sought to vacate that ruling in the Law Division, but

Wisniewski v. Murphy, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2018).  In 2017, the State Capitol Joint Management Commission (“JMC”) resolved to renovate the Statehouse, the building that houses (among other things) the Governor’s office and the Legislature, at a cost of up to $300 million.  Parts of the building date to 1772, and it was determined that a less expansive renovation would not suffice.  Resolutions to sell bonds for the work and to enter into a sale-leaseback trans

Thompson v. Baord of Trustees, Teachers’ Pension & Annuity Fund, ___ N.J. ___ (2018).  As discussed here, this case came before the Supreme Court by virtue of a dissent in the Appellate Division.  The issue was whether a prior Supreme Court case required that accidental disability benefits be paid to plaintiff, a teacher who alleged that she was