State v. Jones, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  In the “old days,” when judicial opinions appeared only in books, there was a procedure for withdrawing an Appellate Division opinion that had been approved for publication.  At that time, paper volumes of opinions approved for publication were released every week.  When there were enough pages in those soft-covered issues to fill a volume of New Jersey Superior Court Reports, the weekly paper versions were replaced by the boun

The Associated Press has reported that Judge Barry has decided to go on inactive status.  According to Chief Judge Smith, Judge Barry will be giving up her chambers and staff.

Inactive judges do not hear appeals but can still serve on court committees.  They also have the ability to return to active status at a later date.

Last Friday, the Third Circuit announced that it will begin to post on its website, www.ca3,uscourts.gov, “videos of oral arguments in select cases,” more specifically, those that are “deemed to be of significant interest to the public, the bar, or the academic community.”  The Third Circuit thus becomes the second Court of Appeals to make oral argument videos available to the public.  The Supreme Court of New Jersey has