In re Robbinsville Tp. Bd. of Educ. v. Washington Tp. Educ. Ass’n, __ N.J. ___ (2016).  In Borough of Keyport v. International Union of Operating Engineers, 222 N.J. 314 (2015), the Supreme Court approved temporary layoffs of public workers where those layoffs were motivated by an economic crisis.  Importantly, as a backdrop those layoffs, “an emergency regulation was promulgated that temporarily authorized municipalities go

In the last ten days, the Supreme Court, nearing the end of its term, has issued a number of opinions.  It has been hard to keep up with them all.  To catch up, here are brief summaries of the Court’s recent rulings:

Meehan v. Antonellis, 226 N.J. 216 (2016).  In an opinion by Judge Cuff, a unanimous Court reversed the dismissal of a complaint in a dental malpractice case.  That dismissal was based on a ruling that plaintiff was required to submit an affidavit of merit from

Schwartz v. Accuratus Corp., 225 N.J. 517 (2016).  A “take-home toxic tort” is very different than a take-home final examination or take-out foods.  It refers to a cause of action that arises when an employee works with toxic materials and then brings his (often, but not necessarily always, “his”) clothes home, where someone he lives with his then exposed to and allegedly damaged by the toxic materials.  Today, answering a question certified by the Third Ci