Sauter v. Colts Neck Volunteer Fire Co. No. 2, 451 N.J. Super. 581 (App. Div. 2017).  The Conscientious Employee Protection Act, N.J.S.A. 34:19-1 to -14 (“CEPA”) protects “employees who report ...

Holmes v. Jersey City Police Department, 449 N.J. Super. 600 (App. Div. 2017).  Today’s decision by Judge Reisner in this case under the Law Against Discrimination, N.J.S.A. 10:5-2 et seq. ...

The Appellate Division normally hears oral arguments in Newark, Trenton, Hackensack, and Morristown.  Every so often, however, the Appellate Division takes its show on the road to other venues. Today, ...

Governor Christie has nominated eighteen judges for tenure after their initial seven-year terms.  Two of those judges currently sit in the Appellate Division.  They are judges Gibbons Whipple and Vernoia.  ...

It was announced today that on July 25, a panel of the Appellate Division, consisting of Judges Guadagno and Vernoia, will sit at the Monmouth County Courthouse in Freehold.  The ...

Gomes v. County of Monmouth, 444 N.J. Super. 479 (App. Div. 2016).  The Tort Claims Act, N.J.S.A. 59:1-1 et seq. (“TCA”), requires that a plaintiff who intends to sue a ...

The lengthy saga of Governor Christie and the Supreme Court may finally be coming to an end.  Without recapping the entire history, in February 2016, Governor Christie nominated Monmouth County ...

Yesterday, Governor Christie announced that he was nominating Monmouth County Superior Court Judge David Bauman to fill the Supreme Court seat currently occupied by Judge Cuff.  The announcement was a ...

As discussed here, Judges Karen Suter and Francis Vernoia have been serving temporarily on the Appellate Division since October 19, 2015.  Their temporary appointments were scheduled to end on December ...

Chief Justice Rabner announced yesterday that Judges Karen Suter and Francis Vernoia are being temporarily assigned to the Appellate Division.  For the period of October 19 through December 27, 2015, ...

Morillo v. Monmouth County Sheriff’s Officers, 222 N.J. 104 (2015).  It has long been the case, especially under the federal Civil Rights Act, 42 U.S.C. §1983, that law enforcement officers ...

Orders of Chief Justice Rabner that temporarily assigned three judges to the Appellate Division, in addition to any other assignments, were released on Friday, April 10.  The three judges are ...