United States v. Baroni, 909 F.3d 550 (3d Cir. 2018).  In a unanimous opinion by Judge Scirica today, the Third Circuit upheld the convictions of “Bridgegate” defendants Bill Baroni and ...

Sconiers v. United States, 896 F.3d 595 (3d Cir. 2018).  Under the Federal Tort Claims Act, 28 U.S.C. §2401(b) (“FTCA”), a tort claim against the United States is “forever barred ...

Hamer v. Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, 138 S.Ct. 13 (2017).  In Bowles v. Russell, 551 U.S. 205 (2007), the Supreme Court of the United States explained that an appeal ...

Royster v. New Jersey State Police, 227 N.J. 482 (2017).  Today’s decision is a unique one.  Writing for the majority of five Justices (Justices LaVecchia, Patterson, Fernandez-Vina, Solomon, and Timpone), ...

Chassen v. Fidelity Nat’l Financial, Inc., 836 F.3d 291 (3d Cir. 2016).  [Disclosure:  I was an expert witness for plaintiffs in this case, but my Declaration and deposition testimony was ...

In re Adoption of a Child by J.E.V. and D.G.V., 226 N.J. 90 (2016).  In this unanimous opinion, authored by Chief Justice Rabner, the Supreme Court ruled that an indigent ...

Rodriguez v. Raymours Furniture Co., Inc., 225 N.J. 343 (2016).  Plaintiff became employed by defendant, who is better known to the public as Raymour & Flanigan.  The employment application that ...

State v. Bueso, 225 N.J. 193 (2016).  Today, the Supreme Court addressed the issue of how a trial court should evaluate the competency of a child witness to testify.  The ...

McMaster v. Eastern Armored Services, Inc., 780 F.3d 167 (3d Cir. 2015).  Plaintiff Ashley McMaster was a driver and/or guard (some days she drove, and other days she rode as a ...

Joseph v. United States, ___ U.S. ___ (2014).  Most if not all appellate courts have a rule that issues not raised in an opening brief cannot be raised in subsequent ...