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In the Matter of Scott P. Sigman
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: d-126-13

New Jersey v. Revie
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: a-31-13

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was first convicted of DWI in 1981. He was charged with DWI again in 1982 and, unrepresented by counsel, pled guilty to that charge. Defendant had a third DWI conviction in 1994. Because that conviction was mor...

New Jersey v. Jaffe
Date: December 15, 2014
Docket Number: a-12-13

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant and two others were charged with various drug offenses. Defendant entered into a negotiated plea agreement in which he agreed to plead guilty to third-degree conspiracy to possess cocaine with the intent to dis...

New Jersey v. Case
Date: December 2, 2014
Docket Number: a-45-13

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant waived his right to a jury trial and was convicted of second-degree luring, among other crimes, at the conclusion of a bench trial. The convictions were based on Internet conversations between defendant and a l...

United Parcel Serv. Gen. Servs. Co. v. Dir., Div. of Taxation
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: a-16-13

Dublirer v. 2000 Linwood Avenue Owners, Inc., et al.
Date: December 3, 2014
Docket Number: a-125-11

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue this case presented for the Supreme Court's review centered on the free speech rights of residents in a high-rise cooperative apartment building. A resident who was a regular critic of the building's Board of D...

State v. Bruce E. Lige
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: a-15-13

In the Matter of Neil M. Cohen
Date: October 23, 2014
Docket Number: d-50-13

New Jersey v. O'Neil
Date: October 6, 2014
Docket Number: a-68-12

Justia Opinion Summary: In "New Jersey v. Rodriguez," the Supreme Court held that a person who acts in self-defense and kills in the honest and reasonable belief that the protection of his own life requires the use of deadly force cannot be con...

ADS Associates Group, Inc. v. Oritani Savings Bank
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: a-114-11

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose from a business venture that was established by plaintiff Brendan Allen and defendant Asnel Diaz Sanchez. The venture was operated through plaintiff ADS Associates, Inc. (ADS), a corporation fully owned b...

New Jersey v. Palma
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: a-41-12

Justia Opinion Summary: In New Jersey, custodial sentences for criminal and quasi-criminal violations are governed by different codes depending on the classification of the offense. Sentencing for crimes and disorderly persons offenses are gove...

Henebema v. South Jersey Transportation Authority
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: a-7-13

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case, a jury determined that two New Jersey public entities, South Jersey Transportation Authority and the New Jersey State Police, were liable for injuries sustained by plaintiff as a result of a multi-vehicle p...

Maeker v. Ross
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: a-1-13

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case, Beverly Maeker and William Ross, although unmarried to each other, lived together and shared a marital-like relationship from 1999 to 2011. In the course of that relationship, Maeker alleged she gave up a c...

New Jersey v. Lipa
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: a-31-12

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Cesar Lipa, pleaded guilty to first-degree aggravated sexual assault, based on allegations that he committed sexual acts against M.G. on three occasions when she was between the ages of thirteen and sixteen. Du...

New Jersey in the Interest of A.B.
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: a-74-12

Justia Opinion Summary: In this appeal, the State challenged a family court order allowing seventeen-year-old A.B. and his attorney to conduct a thirty-minute inspection of a home where the juvenile was alleged to have committed sexual offenses...

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