Noren v. Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  In Abbamont v. Piscataway Tp. Bd. of Educ., 238 N.J. Super. 603 (App. Div. 1990), aff’d, 138 N.J. 405 (1994), the Appellate Division ruled that there was no right to a jury trial under the Conscientious Employee Protection Act, N.J.S.A. 34:19-1 to -14 (“CEPA”).  Thereafter, the Legislature amended CEPA to provide expressly that “a jury trial shall b

The Supreme Court has announced that it has granted review in three new cases.  The cases are an interesting assortment.

In State v. Burkett, a criminal case, the question presented, as phrased by the Supreme Court Clerk’s Office, is “Was defendant’s conduct distributing wedding photographs of a colleague to which defendant had added vulgar annotations protected speech that could not constitute criminal harassment?”  In the Matter of the Enforcement of New Jersey False Claims Act Subpoenas poses the following question, as phrased by the Cle

Cuevas v. Wentworth Group, 226 N.J. 480 (2016).  In He v. Miller, 207 N.J. 230 (2011), the Supreme Court addressed issues of remittitur at length and in detail.  Among other things, the Court there “endorsed the use of comparable verdicts in remittitur motions,” as Justice Albin stated in his unanimous opinion today.  But in today’s opinion, the Court announced that “the comparison of supposedly similar verdicts to assess whether a particular damages