Yesterday, Justice Fernandez-Vina turned seventy years old. That is the mandatory retirement age for judges, which Justice O’Hern, for whom I clerked, referred to as “the age of constitutional senility.” ...

Last week just flew by. So, belatedly, here are summaries of the week’s published opinions by the Supreme Court and the Appellate Division: Graphnet, Inc. v. Retarus, Inc., ___ N.J. ...

The Supreme Court announced that it has granted review in State v. Clark. The question presented, as phrased by the Supreme Court Clerk’s office, is “Did the admission of evidence ...

The Supreme Court announced today that four judges are being temporarily assigned to the Appellate Division, “effective March 14, 2022 through May 23, 2022, to serve on such Parts as ...

In re Establishment of Congressional Districts by the New Jersey Redistricting Commission, ___ N.J. ___ (2022). As summarized here, in a lawsuit brought directly to the Supreme Court under its ...

Labega v. Joshi, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2022). Judge Accurso’s opinion in this case began as follows: “We permitted defendants in this medical malpractice action leave to appeal ...

The Supreme Court announced that it has granted review in Dennehy v. East Windsor Board of Education. The question presented, as phrased by the Supreme Court Clerk’s office, is “When ...

The Bold Sidebar is a podcast that its host, Jeff Horn, likes to say addresses “all things New Jersey Supreme Court.” As discussed here, I appeared on that podcast last ...

On Monday, January 31, I have my first in-person appellate argument since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Preparation for that, and other matters, made the current week go by all too ...

Laudato v. EQT Corporation, ___ F.4th ___ (3d Cir. 2022). Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(f) states that “[a] court of appeals may permit an appeal from an order granting ...