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Shown here are important cases and recent decisions from the New Jersey Supreme Court along with various items of interest.

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NFL Cheerleaders Make Clever, yet Risky Settlement Offer

Apr 26 2018
The relationship between NFL cheerleaders and the teams that employ them has gotten quite litigious over the past few years. The Buffalo Jills sued the Bills franchise, claiming hundreds of hours of unpaid labor along with harassment and degrading sexual comments at team events. A Raiderette sued the Oakland......

Beware Online Interview Scams for Summer Jobs

Apr 26 2018
It's almost May, meaning that many high school and college students are tracking down summer employment. And if you haven't found your summer job yet, you might be feeling a little desperate. But don't let that desperation cloud your better judgment. Scammers are looking to take advantage of online......

Another Federal Judge Rules Against Trump Effort to End DACA

Apr 25 2018
The Trump administration has certainly been aggressive in its immigration policies, but those policies haven't fared so well in federal court. After a few circuit courts ruled against a few different version's Trump's proposed travel ban, the executive order barring entry from citizens of several Muslim-majority countries is now......

Meek Mill Released From Prison on Bail

Apr 25 2018
Rapper Meek Mill, incarcerated since November 2017 on parole violation charges, was released on bail yesterday by order of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Mill's release caused celebrations both locally in Philadelphia, where he is from, and as part of a nationwide movement for criminal justice reform. New Philadelphia District......

'Golden State Killer' Suspect, an Ex-Cop, in Custody

Apr 25 2018
For at least 10 years, a serial rapist and killer terrorized both Northern and Southern California, committing an estimated 50 rapes in the Sacramento and Contra Costa areas during the mid-1970s and murdering at least 12 people in Orange County and Santa Barbara from 1979 through 1986. Dubbed, at......

Stan Lee Sued by Massage Therapist for Sexual Assault

Apr 25 2018
Stan Lee has created a lot of iconic characters over the years -- some good, some bad. But in a recent scandal out of Chicago, the Marvel Comics legend is the one at the center of the story, and he is certainly not depicted as the superhero. Rather, Lee is......

Pastor's 'Blessing' Caused Brain Injury, Lawsuit Claims

Apr 25 2018
Most church-goers expect their place of worship to be a source of healing and spiritual renewal. But one Georgia woman claims her pastor's blessing did far more harm than good when it caused her traumatic brain injury. Now, the woman is suing the church and the pastor as she continues......

Citizen's Tip Led to Waffle House Shooter's Arrest

Apr 25 2018
Alleged Waffle House shooter Travis Reinking is now in custody, after construction worker Lydia French dialed 911 when she spotted him emerging from the woods near her worksite near Nashville, Tennessee. Reinking did not answer questions or provide police with a statement, leaving the motive for the shooting, during......

What Should I Wear to My Court Appearance?

Apr 25 2018
If you're being sued for no reason or innocent of criminal charges, you want a jury to find in your favor on the merits of the case, not what you happen to be wearing. Then again, if you listen to what criminal defense lawyer Harvey Slovis has to say,......

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