Friday, May 24, 2013
The selection of six cases for consideration relating to class actions in a single term reflects the U.S. Supreme Court's belief in the importance of the role of class actions in the present dispute-resolution process.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
DNA testing should be performed in any case where it could potentially make a difference after a conviction.
Friday, May 17, 2013
The New Jersey Trafficking Prevention, Protection and Treatment Act signed by the governor on May 6 is a comprehensive and ground-breaking law that will put the state at the forefront of the fight against human trafficking.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
A recent federal decision, certifying a class of mentally disabled immigrant detainees held in custody without counsel, is a step toward easing a crisis of representation for huge numbers of aliens facing removal from the country.
Friday, May 10, 2013
The New Jersey public needs to know whether excess charges, double-billing and related practices, described in a Time Magazine report as endemic in the medical-hospital industry, exist here and if they do, why and what can be done to get them remedied.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Two recent US Supreme Court cases make clear that police are not permitted to make warrantless intrusions into the home using sophisticated devices, even if those be drug-sniffing dogs.
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ROSEMARY ALITO, Chairman
BARRY H. EVENCHICK, Vice Chairman
JAMES M. HIRSCHHORN, Vice Chairman
ROBERT E. BARTKUS MELVYN H. BERGSTEIN
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