March 26, 2014
by Emily Kinkead
JURIST Guest Columnists William L. Laufer, Laurence J. Cutler, and John J. Harper, J.S.C. (retired) of Laufer, Dalena, Cadicina, Jensen & Boyd, LLC, comment on the unique issues presented by the case of Rachel Canning, the eighteen year old who filed suit against her parents for financial ...[read more]
February 21, 2014
by Addison Morris
A judge for the US District Court for the District of New Jersey ruled Friday that the New York Police Department's (NYPD) surveillance on Muslims is a lawful effort for national security, and does not constitute harm or violation of civil rights. The controversial surveillance program, which ...[read more]
December 21, 2013
by Elizabeth LaForgia
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a controversial immigration bill Friday that will allow students in the country illegally to be eligible for in-state rates to attend state colleges, effective immediately. Christie's administration and the state senate reached a compromise on what has ...[read more]
November 9, 2013
by Julie Deisher
A judge for the US District Court for the District of New Jersey on Friday upheld a New Jersey law banning the use of sexual orientation conversion therapy. The unidentified parents of a 15-year-old boy filed a lawsuit seeking an injunction on the law, allowing them to continue using conversion ...[read more]
October 28, 2013
by Peter Snyder
The US Attorney for the District of New Jersey filled charges Monday against a UK national for allegedly hacking into thousands of computer systems operated by the US government. The accused, Lauri Love and three unnamed co-conspirators are accused of infiltrating the computer systems of numerous ...[read more]
October 22, 2013
by Elizabeth LaForgia
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced on Monday that his administration would drop its appeal challenging same-sex marriage in the state. Christie's appeal was the last hurdle in making same-sex marriage legal in New Jersey, but the administration withdrew its challenge, stating that there ...[read more]
October 21, 2013
by Stephanie Kogut
JURIST Guest Columnists Annabelle Steinhacker and Rubin Sinins of Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C. discuss a recent state court decision regarding the constitutionality of tracing cell phone locations...The police seek to utilize technological advances to aid ...[read more]
October 19, 2013
by Matthew Pomy
The New Jersey Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the state must begin recognizing same-sex marriages. The court declined to issue a stay on a lower court's decision pending appeal. The lower court ruling found that, in light of US v. Windsor, the status of civil unions deprive same-sex couples ...[read more]
October 13, 2013
by Julie Deisher
The Supreme Court of New Jersey on Friday agreed to hear an appeal by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie challenging a lower court ruling that same-sex couples must be allowed to marry. The decision will allow the case to skip appellate-level hearings and move straight to the Supreme Court, with ...[read more]
October 11, 2013
by Lauren Laing
A New Jersey judge on Thursday denied the state's motion to stay her September 27 order to begin permitting same-sex couples to enter civil marriages on October 21. On October 1 the state requested that the court stay its order until the "ultimate arbiter of substantial constitutional issues of ...[read more]

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