In re State of New Jersey and Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 91, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  In her opinion for the Appellate Division today, Judge Reisner entered the competition for the most concise opinion of the current term, rivaling Judge Espinosa’s opinion in Jiwungkul v. Director, Div. of Taxation, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017), discussed here<

Aliments Krispy Kernels, Inc. v. Nichols Farms, 851 F.3d 283 (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

James v. Global Tellink Corp., 852 F.3d 262 (3d Cir. 2017).  In this putative class action, plaintiffs were inmates at New Jersey correctional facilities.  They signed up with defendants for a service that would allow plaintiffs to telephone loved ones, attorneys, and others outside of the prisons. One plaintiff signed up via defendants’ website, while the others did so through an automated telephone service that used scripts and prompts.  Those who signed up by phone were