McCarrell v. Hoffman-LaRoche, Inc., ___ N.J. ___ (2017).  Justice Albin’s opinion for a unanimous (6-0, with Justice Patterson not participating) Court today referred to “our evolving choice-of-law jurisprudence.”  Today’s opinion, which adopted the test of the Restatement (Second) of Conflict of Laws §142 for the determination of choice of law in the statute of limitations context, is the latest step in that evolution.

This was one of the tho

Royster v. New Jersey State Police, ___ N.J. ___ (2017).  Today’s decision is a unique one.  Writing for the majority of five Justices (Justices LaVecchia, Patterson, Fernandez-Vina, Solomon, and Timpone), Justice Solomon affirmed the decision of the Appellate Division that the New Jersey State Police could properly assert the doctrine of sovereign immunity for the first time in a seven-year litigation in a post-trial motion for judgment.  The jury had awarded plainti

State v. Morrison, ___ N.J. ___ (2016).  In today’s unanimous opinion by Justice Albin, the issue was whether a volunteer emergency medical technician (“EMT”) is a “public servant” who can be charged with official misconduct under N.J.S.A. 2C:30-2(a).  This was one of a number of criminal charges that defendant faced in connection with alleged misappropriation of funds that belonged to the Pemberton Rescue Squad.  Defendant was a member of the Squad, as well as