Hanover schools’ parental notification policy enjoined by judge

BY: - October 2, 2023

A Superior Court judge found the district's policy would likely require school employees to violate the state's anti-discrimination law.

Court battle heats up over Hanover policies on parental notification, transgender rights

BY: - September 29, 2023

Hanover public schools is asking a judge to reject the state's effort to reinstate a district policy protecting gay and transgender students.

New Jersey Supreme Court weighs insurance payouts for COVID closures

BY: - September 28, 2023

An Atlantic City casino is sparring with its insurers over business interruption claims from 2020.

Judge declines to limit Daniel’s Law for reporters

BY: - September 21, 2023

Judge Joseph Rea declined to find the law shielding judges' and law enforcement officials' addresses violated free speech protections.

New Jersey seeks dismissal of election watchdog’s lawsuit challenging controversial law

BY: - September 20, 2023

The state says a lawsuit filed against Gov. Phil Murphy by Jeff Brindle, who heads the Election Law Enforcement Commission, is meritless.

Transparency watchdog fights new rule that keeps disputes over public records a secret

BY: - September 20, 2023

A watchdog has taken the Government Records Council, which decides public records disputes, to court because it has sealed its pending cases.

Lawsuit can proceed against New Jersey prison guards accused of refusing disabled man’s needs

BY: - September 19, 2023

Prison staff showed "deliberate indifference" in refusing to give a disabled incarcerated man his cane for 10 days, a judge said.

Judge halts striking nurses’ rowdy pickets at New Brunswick hospital

BY: - September 19, 2023

About 1,700 striking nurses at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick must halt noisy, disruptive pickets, a judge ruled.

Appeals court agrees shaken baby syndrome is ‘junk science’ in some cases

BY: - September 13, 2023

A New Jersey appellate court sided with two fathers accused of child abuse who argued the science behind shaken baby syndrome isn't sound.

New Jersey high court will weigh legality of non-disparagement agreements

BY: - September 13, 2023

New Jersey's Supreme Court agreed to take up a case asking whether state law bars non-disparagement agreements in some circumstances.

New Jersey parolees can get public defenders under new law

BY: - September 13, 2023

Previously, parolees couldn’t get public defenders and were forced to rely on pro-bono representation who may not have had proper experience.

Sexual abuse is a form of discrimination, New Jersey Supreme Court rules

BY: - September 12, 2023

The New Jersey Supreme Court unanimously agreed sexual assault violates the state's anti-discrimination law.