In this electronic age, technology is everywhere.  So it was perhaps inevitable, and welcome to most, that the common thread running through much of the Third Circuit Judicial Conference, which began yesterday in Lancaster, PA and concludes tomorrow, is technology.

One of yesterday’s sessions addressed “Twitter in the Court: Social Media Issues for Judges, Lawyers and Jurors.”  Last night’s keynote address was delivered by former Homeland Security Secretary (and former Third Circuit Judge) Michael Chertoff.  His 25-minute presentation offered many questions

The Supreme Court has announced that it has accepted the request of the Third Circuit, in two consolidated cases, to answer certified questions about the Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty, and Notice Act, N.J.S.A. 56:12-14 et seq. (“TCCWNA”).  The questions presented are “Is a consumer who receives a contract that does not comply with the Delivery of Household Furniture Regulations (Furniture Delivery Regulations), N.J.A.C. 13:45A-5, but has not suffered any adverse consequences from the noncompliance, an ‘aggrieved consumer’ under the Truth-in-Consumer Con

Aliments Krispy Kernels, Inc. v. Nichols Farms, ___ F.3d ___ (3d Cir. 2017).  The bottom line of this opinion by Judge Fuentes was the reversal of a judgment of the District Court vacating an arbitration award that had been issued in favor of plaintiff.  Plaintiff had moved to confirm that arbitration award and defendant had sought to have that award vacated.  Judge Fuentes concluded that “an issue of material facts exists as to whether the parties agreed t