Due to an unusual amount of business travel (alas, only to three cold-weather locations) and a hefty appellate brief, I have not been able to keep up with the courts in recent weeks.  Here is a belated, and far from complete, summary of some of the decisions that our appellate courts have made in that time:

Ardan v. Board of Review, ___ N.J. ___ (2018).  In a relatively unusual (for the Supreme Court of New Jersey) 4-3 decision, the Court ruled that the Board of Review proper

Cottrell v. Alcon Laboratories, ___ F.3d ___ (3d Cir. 2017).  Eye drops can be helpful to many people, but putting drops in one’s eyes is unpleasant at many levels.  One of those levels– that prescription eye drop medication is delivered in drop sizes that are too large, resulting in large portions of each drop being wasted by patients–  was the subject of this case.

Consumers brought a class action against manufacturers and distributors of prescription

New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission v. DiVincenzo, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  In 2011, the New Jersey Election Law Commission (“ELEC”), an independent four-member body that enforces the Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting Act, N.J.S.A. 19:44A-1 to -77 (‘the Act”), voted unanimously to investigate alleged violations of that statute by in the 2011 election for Essex County Executive by Joseph