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EdanBen Elazar v. Macrietta Cleaners, Inc.
Date: July 26, 2017
Docket Number: a-11-16
NorthJersey Media Group, Inc. v. Township of Lyndhurst
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: a-35-15
Statev. Thomas L. Scott
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: a-86-15
New Jersey v. S.S.  
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: a-84-15

Justia Opinion Summary: In an interlocutory appeal, the New Jersey Supreme Court determined: (1) what the appropriate standard of appellate review of a trial court's factual findings was based solely on the court's viewing of a video-recorded p...

Paff v. Galloway Township  
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: a-88-15

Justia Opinion Summary: The New Jersey Supreme Court addressed the scope of a municipality's obligation to disclose electronically stored information in accordance with the New Jersey Open Public Records Act (OPRA). Plaintiff John Paff filed a...

Statev. Dasean Harper
Date: June 5, 2017
Docket Number: a-74-15
Inthe Matter of Mark G. Legato, an Attorney at Law
Date: May 24, 2017
Docket Numbers: D-100-15, D-101-15
Statev. Fernando Carrero, Jr.
Date: May 22, 2017
Docket Number: a-13-16
New Jersey v. Miles  
Date: May 16, 2017
Docket Number: a-72-15

Justia Opinion Summary: New Jersey joins the majority of jurisdictions in returning to the “Blockburger same-elements test” as the sole test for determining what constitutes the same offense for purposes of double jeopardy. In the interest of j...

New Jersey v. Robinson  
Date: May 10, 2017
Docket Number: a-40-16

Justia Opinion Summary: In a matter of first impression, the New Jersey Supreme Court considered the newly enacted Criminal Justice Reform Act to address the type and scope of discovery the State must provide when it seeks to detain a defendant...

J.B. v. New Jersey State Parole Board  
Date: May 8, 2017
Docket Number: a-81-15

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners-parolees challenged the constitutionality of the practices of the New Jersey State Parole Board in administering polygraph examinations to sex offenders serving either parole supervision for life (PSL) or com...

New Jersey v. Randolph  
Date: May 3, 2017
Docket Number: a-70-15

Justia Opinion Summary: The primary issue in this appeal involved the warrantless search of an apartment, where the police found drugs and evidence allegedly linking defendant to the apartment. Evidence seized from the apartment was the basis f...

New Jersey v. Tier  
Date: May 2, 2017
Docket Number: a-73-15

Justia Opinion Summary: At a status conference, the State took issue with the witness list defendant produced because it listed the names of three men but did not provide identifiers, addresses, or synopses of their anticipated testimony which...

New Jersey v. Robinson  
Date: May 1, 2017
Docket Number: a-40-15

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue presented for the Supreme Court’s review was whether the protective sweep exception to the warrant requirement applied to a police officer’s search of a vehicle’s passenger compartment in the wake of a traffic...

Michael Conley, Jr. v. Mona Guerrero
Date: April 6, 2017
Docket Number: a-65-15
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