Matejek v. Watson, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  Sometimes, judicial opinions do not require the citation of many cases in order to reach their result.  That can be most true in cases involving Chancery issues, where inventive solutions sometimes go beyond what precedent may offer.  Today’s opinion by Judge Fisher in an environmental case is an example.

Oil was discovered in a tributary to a brook in Hillsborough.  There were five condominium units adjoining the area,

Dunbar Homes, Inc. v. Franklin Tp. Bd. of Adj., ___ N.J.  Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  The Municipal Land Use Law (“MLUL”), in N.J.S.A. 40:55D-10.5, contains a “time of application rule” that determines what ordinance governs a land use development application.  Under that provision, regulations that are in effect “on the date of submission of an application for development” will apply.  But what qualifies a submission to a p

Kean Federation of Teachers v. Morell, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  As a public body, Kean University’s Board of Trustees is subject to the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 to,-21 (“OPMA”).  This decision by Judge Fuentes addressed two issues under the OPMA.  The first was what is meant by the statute’s requirement, in N.J.S.A. 10:4-14, that minutes of a public body’s meetings be made “promptly available.”  T