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More Evidence That NJ’s Expert Evidence Law Is Inconsistent

The admissibility of expert testimony is a hot topic in the New Jersey legal world right now. A report from the court’s Committee on the Rules of Evidence has confirmed that the case law does not match the court rules on the books, and the New Jersey Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Townsend v. Pierre only increases the differences.

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The 5 Legal Reform Bills the Legislature Should Pass Now to Spur Economic Development

Right now there are five common sense legal reform bills with bipartisan sponsorship under consideration in the legislature. Several of these bills have been languishing in committee for years without action. Meanwhile, all of us are shouldering the burden of New Jersey’s excessively expensive and inefficient tort liability system through higher prices, lower wages, decreased returns on investments in capital and land, restricted access to health care, and less innovation. It is time for the legislature get serious about legal reform so the citizens and businesses of this state can get some relief.

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Arbitration Expert Warns of the Dangers of NJ High Court’s Decision

The New Jersey Supreme Court’s decision in U.S. Legal Services Group, L.P. v. Patricia Atalese is already wreaking havoc on the arbitration system in New Jersey, and has the potential to negatively impact the law in other states if the U.S. Supreme Court does not step in. That was the take-away from NJCJI’s March 20 teleforum featuring attorney Archis A. Parasharami of Mayer Brown, who is one of the nation’s leading experts on arbitration law.

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