The month of June has, to date, seen just one published opinion by the Appellate Division (discussed here), and none by the Supreme Court. That dry spell will likely end ...

With Justice Solomon reaching mandatory retirement age in August, it was widely reported that Governor Murphy would nominate John Hoffman to fill that seat. Today, the Governor did just that. ...

State v. Walker, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2024). Judge Chase, the author of this opinion, aptly summarized the issue and the result in his opening paragraph. “The question ...

Toward the end of last week, the Supreme Court issued one opinion and the Appellate Division published rulings in two appeals. Here are summaries: Boyle v. Huff, ___ N.J. ___ ...

As discussed here, Judges Augostini, Bergman, Jacob, and Torregrossa-O’Connor were temporarily assigned to particular Parts of the Appellate Division for the period of March 25-May 19, 2024. Chief Justice Rabner ...

New Jersey Division of Child Protection & Permanency v. J.C., ___ N.J. ___ (2024). Justice Solomon’s unanimous opinion for the Supreme Court today posed the question before the Court this ...

Justice Alan B. Handler died on May 23. He was 92 years old. Justice Handler served on the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 22 years, from 1977 through 1999. ...

It’s the time of year when the Supreme Court gets into a higher gear when it comes to issuing opinions. The Court released three decisions this week, all of them ...

Callahan v. Tri-Borough Sand & Stone, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2024). N.J.S.A. 39:3C-18 addresses the liability of property owners when certain types of vehicles are operated on their ...

Due in part to my attendance at the NJSBA Annual Meeting last week, this blog is somewhat behind on last week’s published opinions by the Supreme Court and the Appellate ...