Kean Federation of Teachers v. Morell, ___ N.J. ___ (2018).  Yesterday’s opinion by Justice LaVecchia reversed in part and affirmed as modified a decision of the Appellate Division that was reported at 448 N.J. Super. 520 (App. Div. 2017), and was discussed here.  Without reiterating all the underlying facts of this Open Public Meetings Act (“OPMA”) case, there were t

Dunbar Homes, Inc. v. Franklin Tp. Bd. of Adj., ___ N.J. ___ (2018).  In a development application under the Municipal Land Use Law, N.J.S.A. 40:55D-1 et seq. (“MLUL”), the law governing the application is determined as of “the date of submission of [the] application for development.”  In Dunbar Homes, Inc. v. Franklin Tp. Bd. of Adj., 448 N.J. Super. 583 (App. Div. 2017), discussed

City Council of the City of Orange v. Edwards, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2018).  Willis Edwards III, the subject of today’s decision by Judge Currier, is a former member of the New Jersey Legislature, a professor who has taught government and public administration, and the holder of a dual master’s degree in finance and business management.  The then Mayor of Orange appointed Edwards as Deputy Business Administrator of the City.  That followed th