Holmes v. Jersey City Police Department, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  Today’s decision by Judge Reisner in this case under the Law Against Discrimination, N.J.S.A. 10:5-2 et seq. (“LAD”),arises from the fact that the Appellate Division previously held that a police station is a place of “public accommodation” under the LAD.  Here, a transgender man asserted a hostile environment claim based on his assertion that while he was under

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited v. SAC Capital Management, LLC, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  Judge Fisher often is able to write remarkably concise opinions, as shown (for example here and

Patrick v. City of Elizabeth, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  The Tort Claims Act, N.J.S.A. 59:1-1 to 59:12-3 (“TCA”), contains numerous immunities and other impediments for plaintiffs who seek to recover against public entities or public employees for tort-based injuries.  Today’s opinion by Judge Currier, which affirmed summary judgment in favor of defendants City of Elizabeth and Elizabeth  Board of Education, illustrates some of those immunities.