State v. Shelley, 205 N.J. 320 (2011).  Statutory interpretation questions pop up endlessly.  In this case, defendant was accused of selling cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:35-7, which criminalizes drug ...

More than two months after Justice Roberto Rivera-Soto provoked a crisis regarding the temporary appointment of Appellate Division Presiding Judge Edwin Stern to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant ...

Hopewell Valley Citizens Group v. Berwind, 204 N.J. 569 (2011).  This was a case focused on whether a citizens group that objected to a development had timely filed a prerogative writ appeal.  ...

Today, Justice Roberto Rivera-Soto notified Governor Christie that he did not wish to be reappointed to the Supreme Court when his seven-year initial term ends later this year.  Justice Rivera-Soto ...

Henry v. New Jersey Dep’t of Human Services, 204 N.J. 320 (2010), and Johnson v. Johnson, 204 N.J. 529 (2010).  These two decisions will not be remembered for the facts or holdings of the ...

Committee to Recall Robert Menendez v. Wells, 204 N.J. 79 (2010).  This 4-2 decision holding that the federal Constitution invalidates that portion of a New Jersey recall statute that permits ...

Dean v. Barrett Homes, Inc., 204 N.J. 286 (2010).  In a 5-2 decision, the Supreme Court concluded that an exterior finish on a home was not integrated into the home ...