News from the New Jersey State Bar Convention

Last week, the New Jersey State Bar Association held its annual convention in Atlantic City. Over 2,500 judges, lawyers, law clerks, and law students headed down the shore in search of CLEs and the scoop on emerging legal issues. In the following post, NJCJI’s Emily Kelchen reveals her insights on issues of interest to the civil justice community that were discussed at the convention.

By |2017-05-26T01:48:32-04:00May 26, 2017|News, Top Stories|0 Comments

Assembly Committee Taking Up Anti-Arbitration Bill

On Thursday, May 18, the Assembly Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing on A4173. The bill, which is being sponsored by Asw. Marlene Caride (D-Ridgefield), would prohibit employers and employees from agreeing by contract to arbitrate any employment disputes, all under the guise of codifying a couple of New Jersey Supreme Court rulings.

By |2017-05-16T19:14:11-04:00May 16, 2017|News, Top Stories|0 Comments

Christie Outlines Budget Priorities

On February 28, Gov. Christie delivered his eighth and final budget address to a joint session of the legislature, officially kicking off negotiations on the state’s FY 2018 budget. The legislature’s focus for the next few months will essentially be on the budget, as it must be passed by July 1.

By |2017-03-03T13:39:46-05:00March 3, 2017|News, Top Stories|0 Comments
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