A selection of the need-to-know civil justice news for the week of October 8-14.


TCCWNAOnline Shoppers Using 35-Year-Old NJ Consumer Law Against Websites

Joe Tyrrell | NJ Spotlight

More than three decades after its passage, a modest New Jersey consumer-protection law has become an Internet scourge, at least in the eyes of some companies. Passed in 1981 to ensure businesses did not mislead customers about their rights, the Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty, and Notice Act helped eliminate confusing language in sales offers, store notices, and product liability statements. And then it sat quietly, a seldom-noticed piece of the state’s legal furniture.

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[At NJCJI Event] Murphy Says He Would Have Backed A ‘Clean’ Tax Trade-Off To Replenish TTF

Katherine Landergan | Politico New Jersey

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy on Tuesday elaborated on his reluctant support for the deal to replenish the state’s infrastructure fund, saying he would have pushed for a “clean” tax trade-off.

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