The Supreme Court announced that it has granted review in three new cases. Two of them, both civil matters, were grants of certification. The third appeal, a criminal case, is ...

The Supreme Court announced today that it has granted certification in Hansen v. Rite Aid Corp. The issue presented, as phrased by the Supreme Court Clerk’s office, is “When a ...

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 ...

To date, 2022 has not been kind to this blog. Down for a period of time due to malware, and then only partially restored, the blog is now fully ready ...

Kravitz v. Murphy, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2021); Johnson v. McClellan, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2021). The Kravitz case, in which Judge Hoffman authored the panel’s ...

M.F. v. JONAH (Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing f/k/a Jews Offering New Alternatives to Homosexuality), _2021 N.J. Super. LEXIS ______ (App. Div. 2021). [Disclosure: I argued this appeal for ...

Butt v. United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America, ___ F.3d ___ (3d Cir. 2021). This opinion by Judge Hardiman involved an attorneys’ fee dispute. In the underlying consolidated ...

Steele v. McDonnell Steele, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2021). Judge Enright’s decision for the Appellate Division in this case today involved an appeal of the Family Part’s enforcement ...

Gannett Satellite Information Network, LLC v. Township of Neptune, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2021). Prudent practitioners who file cases under the Open Public Records Act, N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 et ...

Tarta Luna Properties, LLC v. Harvest Restaurants Group, LLC, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2021). In summary, the parties entered into a long-term lease of a restaurant space, to ...