Op-Ed

Value to the Holder: A Fiction Whose Time Has Yet to Come

By Jennifer Haythorn, Lydia Fabbro Keephart and Kalman A. Barson |

"Value to the holder" is an ill-conceived, unworkable solution waiting to find the appropriate problem. And, that "problem" depends very much on which side you are on.

Wrongful Death Cases Revisited: Not Every Mistake is Fatal

By Jon Lomurro and Abbott Brown |

There are three cases holding that the "technical mistake" of not obtaining both general letters of administration and letters of administration ad prosequendum can be cured at any stage of the litigation.

Right to Remain Silent vs. Hearsay Rule

By Louis Locascio |

On June 9, the Appellate Division held that a defendant who pleads the Fifth Amendment at his retrial, and thereby exercises his right to remain silent, cannot offer into evidence his testimony given during his first trial.

The Who, What, Where, Why and When of the Committee on Mediation Standards

By Stephan C. Hansbury |

The chairman of the Advisory Committee on Mediator Standards offers this article to promote awareness and deeper understanding of the complaint process.

The Tiger Tapes

By Peter H. Lederman |

More people arrested for DWI should receive the kind of support that Tiger Woods is getting.

Why Marijuana Should Be Legal

By Mitchell H. Portnoi |

Does the punishment fit the crime of possessing a small amount of marijuana, when alcohol and cigarettes are legal?

It's Time to Revamp New Jersey's Landlord/Tenant Laws

By Mahlon Fast |

Detailed recommendations regarding landlord/tenant laws, made by the NJ Law Revision Commission, were apparently never considered by the legislature.

Pretrial Intervention: Prosecutor's Discretion Is Not Unlimited

By Louis Locascio |

The court, not the prosecutor, has the final say regarding pretrial intervention.

N.J. Supreme Court Chief Justice Stuart Rabner

Chief Justice Rabner's Remarks at the May 2017 NJSBA Meeting

REMARKS BY CHIEF JUSTICE STUART RABNER, NEW JERSEY STATE BAR ASSOCIATION MEETING, ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY, May 19, 2017