NJ Supreme Court Clarifies How Recent Amendments Impact Child Abuse Claims
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by Donald Scarinci
6d ago
In W.S. v. Derek Hildreth (A-46-21/086633) (Decided January 18, 2023), the Supreme Court of New Jersey held that child sexual abuse survivors who file a Child Sexual Abuse Act (CSAA) complaint against a public entity after December 1, 2019 — even if their cause of action accrued much earlier — are not required to file The post NJ Supreme Court Clarifies How Recent Amendments Impact Child Abuse Claims appeared first on Government & Law Blog ..read more
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NJ Supreme Court to Determine If Defendants With Cannabis Expungement Are Eligible for PTI
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by Donald Scarinci
1w ago
The Supreme Court of New Jersey is poised to consider one of several key criminal law issues that has arisen in the wake of the state’s efforts to expunge low-level marijuana convictions. The key issue before the court in the consolidated cases of State v. Richard Gomes and State v. Moataz M. Sheira is whether The post NJ Supreme Court to Determine If Defendants With Cannabis Expungement Are Eligible for PTI appeared first on Government & Law Blog ..read more
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NJ Supreme Court to Consider Constitutionality of Terroristic Threats Statute
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by Donald Scarinci
2w ago
The New Jersey Supreme Court recently announced that it has granted certification in a case challenging the terroristic threats statute, N.J.S.A. 2C:12-3(a), which criminalizes a threat to commit a crime of violence made “in reckless disregard of the risk of causing…terror.” The Appellate Division found the statute to be constitutionally overbroad in violation of the The post NJ Supreme Court to Consider Constitutionality of Terroristic Threats Statute appeared first on Government & Law Blog ..read more
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NJ Supreme Court Clarifies Order of Waiver and Suppression Motions for Juvenile Defendants
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by Donald Scarinci
3w ago
In State in the Interest of E.S. (A-41/42-21/086554) (Decided November 22, 2022), the Supreme Court of New Jersey addressed whether the trial court abused its discretion by choosing to hear the State’s motion to waive family court jurisdiction and prosecute a juvenile defendant as an adult before hearing his motion to suppress the gun seized The post NJ Supreme Court Clarifies Order of Waiver and Suppression Motions for Juvenile Defendants appeared first on Government & Law Blog ..read more
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NJ Supreme Court Clarifies Insurance Broker’s Duty to Inform LLC’s About Worker’s Comp
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by Donald Scarinci
1M ago
In Nancy L. Holm v. Daniel M. Purdy (A-39-21/086229) (Decided December 13, 2022), the Supreme Court of New Jersey held that N.J.S.A. 34:15-36 imposes a non-waivable duty on insurance brokers to inform new LLC members of the availability of workers’ compensation coverage and the right to elect such coverage. The court further held, however, that The post NJ Supreme Court Clarifies Insurance Broker’s Duty to Inform LLC’s About Worker’s Comp appeared first on Government & Law Blog ..read more
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NJ Supreme Court Establishes Framework for Withholding Addresses of Sexual Assault Victims
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by Donald Scarinci
1M ago
In State v. Oscar Ramirez (A-1-21/085943) (Decided November 21, 2022), the Supreme Court of New Jersey established a new framework of procedures and considerations that courts must use when prosecutors seek to protect the home addresses of sexual assault victims during the discovery process. As described by the court, the new test reflects the needs The post NJ Supreme Court Establishes Framework for Withholding Addresses of Sexual Assault Victims appeared first on Government & Law Blog ..read more
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NJ Supreme Court Clarifies Procedure to Redeem Tax Sale Certificates
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by Donald Scarinci
1M ago
In Green Knight Capital, LLC v. Calderon, (A-40-21/086367) (Decided November 17, 2022), the Supreme Court of New Jersey addressed whether a party that acquires an interest in property subject to a tax sale foreclosure action must lose the opportunity it has acquired after attempting to redeem the tax sale certificate before moving to intervene. According The post NJ Supreme Court Clarifies Procedure to Redeem Tax Sale Certificates appeared first on Government & Law Blog ..read more
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NJ Supreme Court Rules Campus Police Officer Eligible for Arbitration
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by Donald Scarinci
1M ago
In In the Matter of Officer Gregory DiGuglielmo & New Jersey Institute of Technology (A-33-21/085064) (Decided November 28, 2022), the Supreme Court of New Jersey held that special disciplinary arbitration administered by the Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) is available to police officers at public colleges and universities when appealing a suspension or termination. Facts The post NJ Supreme Court Rules Campus Police Officer Eligible for Arbitration appeared first on Government & Law Blog ..read more
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NJ Supreme Court Order New Trial In Response to Miranda Violation
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by Donald Scarinci
1M ago
In State v. Jamal Wade (A-31-21/085198) (Decided November 16, 2022), the Supreme Court of New Jersey held that it was error to admit the defendant’s statements after detectives failed to honor his invocation of the right to counsel. The court further found that the error was not harmless in light of the circumstantial nature of The post NJ Supreme Court Order New Trial In Response to Miranda Violation appeared first on Government & Law Blog ..read more
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NJ Supreme Court to Decide Whether Joint Insurance Fund Qualifies as “Insurer”
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by Donald Scarinci
2M ago
In Statewide Insurance Fund v. Star Insurance Co., the Supreme Court of New Jersey will decide under what context a joint insurance fund is considered an “insurer” under New Jersey law. The case involves insurance coverage dispute arising from a deadly accident on a Long Branch beach in 2012 which claimed the life of a The post NJ Supreme Court to Decide Whether Joint Insurance Fund Qualifies as “Insurer” appeared first on Government & Law Blog ..read more
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