Today, Governor Murphy announced his nomination of Michael Noriega to the Supreme Court. He would fill the seat that was vacated when Justice Albin reached the mandatory retirement age of ...

I learned over the weekend that Stephen W. Townsend, the former Clerk of the Supreme Court had died. His obituary states that the date of his death was April 22. ...

Yesterday, by a 36-0 vote, the Senate rightly confirmed Anne Patterson as a Justice of the Supreme Court of New Jersey.  She will assume the seat now held by Justice Rivera-Soto when ...

Risko v. Thompson Muller Automotive Group, Inc., 206  N.J. 506 (2011).  This case came to the Supreme Court because of improper remarks made by plaintiff’s counsel in his trial summation.  ...

Wood v. New Jersey Manufacturers Ins. Co., 206 N.J. 562 (2011).  The question of what claims are triable to a jury has vexed the courts for many years, in various ...

O Builders & Associates, Inc. v. Yuna Corp., 206 N.J. 109 (2011).  In 2004, the Supreme Court adopted Rule of Professional Conduct 1.18.  As it relates to the case decided ...

Abbott v. Burke, 206 N.J. 332 (2011).  The merits of this latest decision on the funding necessary to satisfy the mandate of article VIII, section 4, paragraph 1 of the New ...

State v. W.B., 205 N.J. 588 (2011).  After some twists and turns, recounted here, Justice Rivera-Soto stated that he would vote in cases where Judge Stern, who has been temporarily assigned to ...

Policemen’s Benevolent Ass’n v. City of Trenton, 205 N.J. 422 (2011).  The City of Trenton ordered certain employees to report for “muster” ten minutes before their shifts were to start, so that ...

Seidman v. Clifton Savings Bank, S.L.A., 205 N.J. 150 (2011).  Under the business judgment rule, there is a rebuttable presumption that good faith decisions of a corporate board of directors are valid and ...