This past Monday, I argued two appeals in the Supreme Court of New Jersey.  They were the Accutane matters discussed here and here.  In the period leading up to those arguments, and the days following, the courts continued to issue opinions.  Here are brief summaries of some of the most significant of those rulings:

The Supreme Court announced that it will review two new cases.  One is at the Court as of right, due to a dissent in the Appellate Division.  The Court granted certification in the other.

The appeal as of right is Green v. Monmouth University.  The Appellate Division’s decision was discussed here.  The Appellate Division, with Judge Fisher dissenting, affirmed summary judgment for the University in a Charitable Immunity Act case.  The question presented at the Supreme Court, as phrased by the Supreme Court Clerk

New Jersey Department of Children & Families v. E.L., ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2018).  Courts often give public entity parties more leeway in complying with rules, court orders, and the like than private parties are given.  Sometimes Court Rules themselves give preference to public agencies, as is so, for example, of Rule 2:9-6(b), which exempts the State, its political subdivisions, and “any of their respective officers or agencies” fro