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

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.

Conley v. Guerrero, ___ N.J. ___ (2017).  Today’s decision in this case, written by Justice Solomon for a unanimous Court, largely affirmed the ruling of the Appellate Division, reported at 443 N.J. Super. 62 (App. Div. 2015), and discussed here.  The case proceeded from the resolution of New Jersey State Bar Ass’n v. New Jersey Ass’n of Realtor Bds., 93 N.J.