Dunbar Homes, Inc. v. Franklin Tp. Bd. of Adj., ___ N.J. ___ (2018).  In a development application under the Municipal Land Use Law, N.J.S.A. 40:55D-1 et seq. (“MLUL”), the law governing the application is determined as of “the date of submission of [the] application for development.”  In Dunbar Homes, Inc. v. Franklin Tp. Bd. of Adj., 448 N.J. Super. 583 (App. Div. 2017), discussed

Petro-Lubricant Testing Laboratories, Inc. v. Adelman, ___ N.J. ___ (2018).  This defamation case, which involves an internet article about an employment discrimination lawsuit that was thereafter reprinted in somewhat different form, has pinged and ponged in different directions at each court level that it reached.  The key concepts involved are the “single publication rule,”under which an action for defamation arises at the time of the first p

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: