Chief Justice Rabner has announced that Judge Lisa Rose is being temporarily assigned to the Appellate Division, Part A, for the period of September 11-November 19, 2017.  As reported here, the General Assignment Order for 2017-18 made provision for a then-unnamed temporary assignee for Part A.

Judge Rose, a graduate of Rutgers University and the Seton Hall School of Law, sits in Hudson County. Appointed to the Superior Court bench by Governor Christie in 2011, Judge Rose started out in the Criminal Division but moved to Civil i

In a Notice to the Bar that is available here, the Appellate Division announced that it “anticipates that e-filing of appeals will be made mandatory in the fall of 2017.”  That would be the culmination of an electronic filing rollout that goes back as far as 2012.

In light of that, the Appellate Division is offering training sessions in September and October in Mount Holly, Tre

In re Accutane Litig., ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  [Disclosure:  I was one of the counsel who argued this appeal for the successful plaintiffs].  This must be Accutane week.  On Tuesday, Judge Fisher’s panel issued a 100-page opinion, discussed here, which reversed a decision of the Law Division under the New Jersey Produc