In making up for lost time, a separate post was warranted to take note of three new grants of review by the Supreme Court.  The cases address very different areas of the law.

The biggest of the three cases may be Freedom From Religion Foundation v. Morris Cty. Bd. of Chosen Freeholders.  The Court granted certification and accelerated this appeal.  The question presented, as phrased by the Supreme Court Clerk’s Office, is “Does the County’s voter-approved program providing grants to non-pr

Several days out of the office last week, and work on a large appellate brief, have left me well behind our appellate courts, who have produced a number of decisions in that interim.  To try to catch up, here are summaries of some of those rulings by the Appellate Division:

Leggette v. Government Employees Ins. Co., ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  This opinion by Judge Lihotz addressed in detail the Deemer Statute, N.J.S.A. 17:28-1.4.  That statute 

The Supreme Court announced late yesterday that it has granted certification in three more cases.  In the first matter, Serico v. Rothberg, the question presented, as phrased by the Supreme Court Clerk’s office, is “Did plaintiff waive her right to pursue attorney’s fees, pursuant to the offer of judgment rule (R. 4:58-1 to -6), by entering into a high-low agreement without expressly reserving her right to recover fees?”  The opinion of the Appellate Division, which was discussed