State v. Bueso, 225 N.J. 193 (2016).  Today, the Supreme Court addressed the issue of how a trial court should evaluate the competency of a child witness to testify.  The child in question, M.C., was a seven-year old girl who alleged that, at age five, she had been sexually molested by defendant, who was the boyfriend of M.C.’s cousin, a cousin who occasionally babysat M.C.  Without objection by defendant, M.C. testified at defendant’s trial.  Defendant was convicted of aggravated

In re Application for a Retail Firearms Dealer’s License Renewal by Cayuse Corp. LLC, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2016).  This decision, issued by Judge Ostrer for the Appellate Division today, addresses the denial of a renewal of a retail firearms dealer’s license.  The applicant (“Cayuse”) was seeking to renew a license that had been issued to Wild West City, a western-themed entertainment park, and to have

Cho v. Trinitas Regional Medical Center, 443 N.J. Super. 461 (App. Div. 2015).  In this medical malpractice case, the only remaining defendant, a doctor, filed what was labeled as “motions in limine” on the day before a jury was to be selected.  But those motions, which included a 16-page brief and a total of 260 pages of materials, sought dismissal of the entire complaint.  The key argument was that plaintiffs’ proofs of economic loss were “too