In an order dated September 26 that was only just published, the Supreme Court has mandated that electronic filing of all appeals, of all types, in the Appellate Division will begin on January 1, 2018.  The Court’s order is available here.  After that date, “attorneys in all case types who file paper pleadings and documents that are required to be filed electronically will have those documents returned date-stamped ‘Received But Not Filed- Must be Filed Electronically.”  Such papers must be f

At last night’s New Jersey State Bar Association Appellate Practice Committee meeting, statistics from the 2016-17 Term of the Appellate Division were presented.  Many of them are substantially similar to those of other years, indicating the relative consistency of the Appellate Division from year to year.

Reversal and affirmance rates are perhaps of most interest to litigants and appellate practitioners.  This past year, 77% of civil appeals that were decided by two-judge Appellate Division panel

The Supreme Court announced today that Judge Espinosa has been temporarily assigned to Part E of the Appellate Division from September 1 through September 30, 2017.  That Order amends the General Assignment Order for 2017-18, discussed here, from which Judge Espinosa’s name was absent.