In re Atlantic County, ___ N.J. ___ (2017); In re New Jersey Firemens Association Obligation to Provide Relief Application Under Open Public Records Act, ___ N.J. ___ (2017).  On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, Justice Solomon issued two opinions for the Supreme Court.  Both of them involved case

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

Fisher v. City of Millville, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  Article VIII, section 1, paragraph 3 of the New Jersey Constitution allows the Legislature to enact legislation that grants tax exemptions to veterans.  The Legislature has done that, providing (as one available option) a property tax exemption to honorably discharged veterans who have been declared disabled as a result of injury in “active service in time of war.”  Plaintiff in this case sought that e