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<

Holmes v. Jersey City Police Department, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  Today’s decision by Judge Reisner in this case under the Law Against Discrimination, N.J.S.A. 10:5-2 et seq. (“LAD”),arises from the fact that the Appellate Division previously held that a police station is a place of “public accommodation” under the LAD.  Here, a transgender man asserted a hostile environment claim based on his assertion that while he was under

Acevedo v. Flightsafety International, Inc., 449 N.J. Super. 185 (App. Div. 2017).  In this opinion by Judge Reisner, the Appellate Division held that it was error for the Law Division to offset a back pay award under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, N.J.S.A. 10:5-12 to -49 (“LAD”) with a portion of the unemployment benefits that plaintiff received after having been fired for a disability.  The panel ruled that the collateral source statute, N.J