With July 4 falling on a Tuesday, some of us took the opportunity to extend the preceding weekend into some or all of the last days of June, July 3, ...

In the last three days, the Supreme Court issued opinions in two criminal cases and one civil appeal. All three decisions were unanimous. Here are summaries of those rulings: State ...

Hansen v. Rite Aid Corp., 253 N.J. 191 (2023). This opinion by Justice Patterson for a 5-0 Supreme Court (Justice Fasciale did not participate) reaffirms the attorneys’ fee award principles ...

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 ...

The last few days have seen three opinions by the Supreme Court in criminal appeals. Here are summaries of those decisions: State v. Rivas, 251 N.J. 132 (2022). This opinion ...

Sullivan v. Max Spann Real Estate & Auction Co., 251 N.J. 45 (2022). In an opinion reported at 465 N.J. Super. 243 (App. Div. 2020), and discussed here, the Appellate ...

Acoli v. New Jersey State Parole Bd., ___ N.J. ___ (2022). A 2-1 Appellate Division decision, discussed here, upheld the New Jersey State Parole Board’s decision to deny parole to ...

Harris v. City of Newark, ___ N.J. ___ (2022). [Disclosure: My firm, Lite DePalma Greenberg & Afanador, LLC, represents the City of Newark in certain cases, including cases in which ...

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, ...

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. ...