Preparation for a big Appellate Division argument at the end of February limited my ability to post for a period of time. But our courts were busy during that time. ...

State v. Canfield, 252 N.J. 497 (2023). Today, the Supreme Court unanimously affirmed, in large part, the 137-page opinion of the Appellate Division in this case, which was summarized here. ...

Fowler v. Akzo Nobel Chemicals, Inc., 251 N.J. 300 (2022); Linden Democratic Committee v. City of Linden, 251 N.J. 415 (2022). As Justice Albin’s tenure on the Supreme Court nears ...

In re Wade, 250 N.J. 581 (2022). In In re Wilson, 81 N.J. 451 (1979), the Supreme Court established a bright line rule that attorneys who knowingly misappropriate client funds ...

State v. O.D.A.-C., ___N.J. ___ (2022). Everyone knows, even if only from watching police procedurals on television, about the warnings that Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966), requires police ...

Jeter v. Sam’s Club, ___ N.J. ___ (2022). Writing for a 4-2 majority, Justice Solomon began his opinion for the Court today as follows: “Under the ‘mode of operation’ rule, ...

Rivera v. Union County Prosecutor’s Office, ___ N.J. ___ (2022). Employees of the Elizabeth Police Department complained to the Union County Prosecutor’s Office that the Police Director, James Cosgrove, had ...

Libertarians for Transparent Government v. Cumberland County, ___ N.J. ___ (2022). This is an Open Public Records Act (“OPRA”) case. A woman who had been incarcerated at the Cumberland County ...

Following this post about Justice Fernandez-Vina’s retirement earlier today, Chief Justice Rabner this afternoon issued the following statement, available here: “Under the State Constitution and the rules of the Court, ...

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. ...