A selection of the need-to-know civil justice news for November 4-10.


N.J. Election Results 2017: How the Dramatic Legislative Races Shook Out

S.P. Sullivan and Brent Johnson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

On the same night their party took back the governor’s office, Democrats easily retained their control of the New Jersey Legislature, as well.

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With Murphy Win, Democrats Back in Charge and Facing a Daunting Task

Ryan Hutchins | Politico New Jersey

Democrats don’t have Chris Christie to blame anymore. With Tuesday’s election of Phil Murphy as New Jersey’s 56th governor, the weight of the state’s mountainous problems — from an underfunded pension system to a crumbling transportation network — falls squarely on the shoulders of the state’s Democratic legislative majority and a man who says he can get the state’s economy moving again.

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