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  1. Bail Reform is Working and Meaningful

    05.26 / 21:33 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    The first few months of the New Jersey Criminal Justice Reform Act's implementation demonstrate that it is working and is meaningful. Again, our New Jersey Supreme Court leads the…
  2. Suit Over Drug-Involved Crash Settles for $1.3 Million in Cumberland County

    05.26 / 21:33 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    A woman injured during a head-on collision, who was riding in a company-owned vehicle used both for work and personal purposes, settled her Cumberland County suit, Dean v. Estate of Uhland, for $1.3 million on May…
  3. Woman Awarded $2.1M in Fourth Pelvic Mesh Trial

    05.26 / 21:33 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    A Philadelphia jury has awarded $2.1 million to a woman claiming she experienced ongoing pain resulting from the deterioration of a pelvic mesh…
  4. Challenge Highlights Council on Unfunded Mandates' Importance

    05.26 / 20:30 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    The April 26 decision upholds a major constitutional and statutory public policy innovation in New Jersey, and reflects the important role that the Council on Local…
  5. Ethics Upon Ethics: The Attorney's Dilemma

    05.26 / 20:30 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    In practice, lawyers have two codes of ethics: their personal moral compass, and the Rules of Professional Conduct. Sometimes there is discord between these two ethical…
  6. Gun Charges Mean Likely Detention Under New Bail Reform Guidelines

    05.26 / 20:30 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    Criminal defendants in New Jersey who are charged with firearms-related offenses, or who are arrested for committing a crime while on release awaiting trial, are now likely candidates for automatic pretrial detention under guidelines released on Thursday by the state Supreme…
  7. An Employee Spoke Out on Glassdoor.com, and Now the EEOC Is Suing His Company

    05.26 / 19:33 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    The EEOC on Wednesday sued IXL Learning Inc. over claims the company violated federal law and retaliated against a transgender employee who'd posted anti-discrimination comments on the job recruiting website Glassdoor.com. The case could serve as the latest example showing how companies and courts are grappling with protections for employees as technology platforms…
  8. Additional Insured Endorsements Are Broadly Applied in NJ

    05.26 / 19:33 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    In a recent series of cases, the New Jersey Appellate Division and federal courts applied bright-line guidance to the provision of additional insured status to parties seeking indemnification as additional…
  9. It's Time to Revamp New Jersey's Landlord/Tenant Laws

    05.26 / 18:29 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    Detailed recommendations regarding landlord/tenant laws, made by the NJ Law Revision Commission, were apparently never considered by the…
  10. BAR REPORT May 29, 2017

    05.26 / 18:29 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
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  11. CAPITOL REPORT

    05.26 / 18:29 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    A report on recent action in Trenton of interest to NJSBA…
  12. 5 Confirmed for Superior Court

    05.26 / 17:31 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    The New Jersey Senate on Thursday confirmed five of Gov. Chris Christie's nominees to the Superior Court…
  13. Energy Company Agrees to Pay State $39M Over MTBE in NJ Waterways

    05.26 / 17:31 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    The New Jersey Attorney General's Office has reached a $39 million consent agreement with Phillips 66 Co. over claims that it produced gasoline that contaminated the state's waterways with the additive…
  14. 4th Circuit Uses Trump's Comments in Blocking Travel Ban

    05.26 / 00:40 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    Thursday’s opinion keeps in place a Maryland district court’s nationwide injunction against the order, issued March 6.&…
  15. A Hard-Hitting Litigator, Kasowitz Goes to Bat for Trump

    05.26 / 00:40 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    It looks like Marc Kasowitz will go down in history as President Donald Trump's lawyer. But while America is just getting to know him, the same can't be said for his fellow elite litigators, especially in New…
  16. Unpublished Opinions for the Week of May 29, 2017

    05.25 / 20:23 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    01-2-3330 Butchen v. N.J. Motor Vehicle Comm'n, N.J. Super. App. Div. (per curiam) (4 pp.) Petitioner appealed the suspension of his New Jersey driving privileges for 730 days based on his New York DUI conviction. His New York conviction was his first in New York but he had previously been convicted of DUI in New Jersey. New York sent notice of petitioner's conviction to the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission and the commission informed petitioner of the…
  17. Approved Opinions for the Week of May 29, 2017

    05.25 / 20:23 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    20-3343 DCPP v. J.E.C. I/M/O the Guardianship of C.I.B., N.J. Super. App. Div. (Sabatino, P.J.A.D.) (53 pp.) As a matter of first impression, the court concludes that the special evidentiary provision codified at N.J.S.A. 9:6- 8.46(a)(4), allowing the admission of corroborated hearsay statements by children, applies only in abuse or neglect cases litigated under Title 9, and does not extend to guardianship cases litigated under Title 30 that seek the termination…
  18. No Extra Coverage for Sandy Debris Removal, Supreme Court Says

    05.25 / 19:23 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    The New Jersey Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a decision awarding a shore apartment complex owner coverage in excess of its $1 million policy for debris cleanup after Superstorm…
  19. After Hours

    05.25 / 18:20 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    Hunterdon Law Day Celebration Highlights the 14th Amendment. Brach Eichler Marks 50th Anniversary. Dentons' Lopes-McLeman Named 2017 Pathfinder by the Leadership Council on Legal…
  20. On The Move

    05.25 / 18:20 njlawjournal.com Njlawjournal.com - New Jersey (NJ)
    Riker Danzig Elects Five New Counsel. Riker Danzig Elects Five New…