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

Jai Sai Ram, LLC v. South Toms River Planning and Zoning Bd., 446 N.J. Super. 338 (App. Div. 2016).  As Judge Reisner stated in her opinion in this case today, before the Legislature amended the Municipal Land Use Law, N.J.S.A. 40:55D-1 et seq. in 2010, “our courts applied the ‘time of decision’ rule, under which a decision concerning a land use application would be based on the municipal ordinance as it existed at the time the appli