I recently reported on the circus-like atmosphere surrounding the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania as a result of the criminal conviction of former Justice Joan Orie Melvin and the more recent ...

Saturday, October 18 is the fourth anniversary of this New Jersey Appellate Law blog.  Last year’s anniversary post noted that plaintiffs in Carrera v. Bayer Corp., 727 F.3d 300 (3d Cir. ...

Due to a death in the family, there will be no posts here for a few days. ...

Karl Asch, one of the pioneers of asbestos litigation in New Jersey, died yesterday at age 84.  He filed the first New Jersey case on behalf of persons exposed to ...

This week is a short one, with a two-day state court holiday for Thanksgiving and no pubished Third Circuit opinions to date.  As a result, don’t expect any posts this week.  ...

Lone Star Nat’l Bank, N.A. v. Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., 729 F.3d 421 (5th Cir. 2013).  In September, the Fifth Circuit issued this short opinion that interprets and applies New ...

Today marks the third anniversary of this New Jersey Appellate Law blog.  This past year featured nearly 200 posts, including the first guest posts on this blog.  Those posts, by ...

The Supreme Court has issued a schedule for briefing on the emergent appeal by parties challenging Governor Christie’s scheduling of special elections to fill the United States Senate seat held by Senator Lautenberg ...

Today is the second anniversary of New Jersey Appellate Law blog.  The past year has been a busy one.  The 225 posts since last October 18 have commented on events ranging from ...

The Supreme Court has granted leave to appeal to review the decision of the Appellate Division in State v. Perini Corp., 425 N.J. Super. 62 (App. Div. 2012), discussed here.  As phrased ...