The Third Circuit website contains a notice today that “CM/ECF is Unavailable.  There is a problem with the application that is currently being addressed.  Deadlines for Tuesday, May 16, 2017 are automatically extended until Wednesday, May 17, 2017.”

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