The Supreme Court has granted certification to review three more appeals.  The first of those actually consists of four cases that have been consolidated under the lead case, State v. Hester.  The question presented in that case, as phrased by the Supreme Court Clerk’s Office, is “Do the Ex Post Facto Clauses of the United States and New Jersey Constitutions preclude defendants from being charged, under a 2014 amendment to the applicable statute, with third-degree violations of their special sentences of community supervision for life (CSL)?”  In a published op

Capital Health System, Inc. v. Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc., ___ N.J. ___ (2017).  These two consolidated cases involved rulings on discovery disputes, a subject that rarely reaches the Supreme Court.  Four Justices did not participate, so the Court deciding this case consisted of Chief Justice Rabner, Justices LaVecchia and Albin, and Judges Fuentes and Fisher.  Judge Fisher wrote the opinion of the Court.

Defendant Horizon is New Je

July 21, 1983 saw two very important opinions from the Supreme Court.  One of them, Application of Matthews, 94 N.J. 59 (1983), was the first major opinion regarding a Committee on Character issue.  That case was discussed, indirectly, here.

The other decision, State v. Ventron, 94 N.J. 473 (1983), was and still is the leading New Jersey case regarding the criteria for piercing the corporate veil.  The case involved liability for pollution.  The lower courts