Rotkiske v. Klemm, ___ F.3d ___ (3d Cir. 2018).  The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692 et seq. (“FDCPA”), states that an action to enforce liability thereunder may be brought “within one year from the date on which the violation occurs.”  Today, in a unanimous en banc opinion, the Third Circuit, speaking through Judge Hardiman, ruled that that language means what it says, and that the statute of limitations runs from “the date on which the vio

Wisniewski v. Murphy, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2018).  In 2017, the State Capitol Joint Management Commission (“JMC”) resolved to renovate the Statehouse, the building that houses (among other things) the Governor’s office and the Legislature, at a cost of up to $300 million.  Parts of the building date to 1772, and it was determined that a less expansive renovation would not suffice.  Resolutions to sell bonds for the work and to enter into a sale-leaseback trans

Petro-Lubricant Testing Laboratories, Inc. v. Adelman, ___ N.J. ___ (2018).  This defamation case, which involves an internet article about an employment discrimination lawsuit that was thereafter reprinted in somewhat different form, has pinged and ponged in different directions at each court level that it reached.  The key concepts involved are the “single publication rule,”under which an action for defamation arises at the time of the first p