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EQR-LPC Urban Renewal North Pier, LLC v. City of Jersey City  
Date: November 15, 2017
Docket Number: a-16-16

Justia Opinion Summary: In this appeal, the New Jersey Supreme Court considered whether the 2000 and 2001 financial agreements between plaintiffs EQR-Lincoln Urban Renewal Jersey City, LLC (EQR-Lincoln), and EQR-LPC Urban Renewal North Pier, LL...

Granata v.Broderick  
Date: November 14, 2017
Docket Number: a-31-32-16

Justia Opinion Summary: In this appeal, the New Jersey Supreme Court considered whether an attorney’s pledge of anticipated attorney’s fees could be considered an account receivable and secured under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UC...

Verry v. Franklin Fire District No. 1  
Date: August 7, 2017
Docket Number: a-77-15

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this appeal was a judgment requiring the release, pursuant to the Open Public Records Act (OPRA), of the constitution and bylaws of a volunteer fire company that was a member of a fire district established pu...

In the Matter of the New Jersey Firemen Association Obligation to Provide Relief Applications Under the Open Public Records Act  
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: a-68-15

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue before the New Jersey Supreme Court in this case was whether, after a public entity denies a citizen's record request pursuant to the New Jersey Open Public Records Act (OPRA) and the common law right of access...

In the Matter of Atlantic County  
Date: August 2, 2017
Docket Number: a-100-15

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal involved the collective negotiations agreements CNAs between: (1) Atlantic County and the Fraternal Order of Police, Atlantic Lodge #34 (FOP Lodge 34); (2) Atlantic County and the Atlantic County Prosecutor s...

In the Matter of County of Atlantic
Date: August 2, 2017
Docket Number: a-99-15
New Jersey v. Ingram  
Date: August 1, 2017
Docket Number: a-56-16

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2017, officers arrested defendant Amed Ingram after an officer observed him in possession of a defaced .45 caliber handgun loaded with eight rounds. The State charged defendant with second-degree unlawful possession o...

GMAC Mortgage, LLC v. TamiLynn Willoughby  
Date: July 31, 2017
Docket Number: a-97-15

Justia Opinion Summary: In November 2008, following the collapse of the housing market, the New Jersey Supreme Court implemented a statewide Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program to address the economic crisis that left many facing...

Jones v. Morey Pier, Inc.  
Date: July 27, 2017
Docket Number: a-75-15

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arose out of the tragic death of eleven-year-old Abiah Jones after she fell from a ride in an amusement park. The issues this case presented for the New Jersey Supreme Court’s consideration was: (1) the circu...

EdanBen Elazar v. Macrietta Cleaners, Inc.
Date: July 26, 2017
Docket Number: a-11-16
Brown v. New Jersey  
Date: July 25, 2017
Docket Number: a-71-15

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal concerns the applicability of qualified immunity to a claim brought under the New Jersey Civil Rights Act (NJCRA), N.J.S.A.10:6-1 to -2, against a police detective named in his individual and official capacit...

Capital Health System, Inc. v. Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc.  
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Number: a-29-16

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc., New Jersey’s largest health insurer, maintained a two-tiered provider-hospital system. Plaintiff Saint Peter’s University Hospital, Inc., and plaintiff Capital Health System,...

New Jersey v. S.B.  
Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: a-95-15

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant S.B. was a congregant of the Eternal Life Christian Center (ELCC), a registered non-profit and religious institution. Defendant was also subject to Megan’s Law because of two sexual assault convictions in 1991....

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
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