NJCJI's Fall Conference Features Lawmakers & Prof. Richard Epstein

        The New Jersey Civil Justice Institute is hosting a half day conference on September 18 for lawmakers, business owners, and the legal community. This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 3 hours of total CLE credit. Register now.              

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Is Hardwood Flooring “Household Furniture?”

The New Jersey Civil Justice Institute has partnered with the United States Chamber of Commerce to file a friend of the court brief in a lawsuit that will answer this question. However, as you may have guessed, this lawsuit is about much more than flooring. This lawsuit could be the key to stopping out-of-control regulatory enforcement litigation under New Jersey’s Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act.

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Law Journal’s Judicial Survey is an Opportunity to Speak Out

The New Jersey Law Journal is currently conducting an anonymous survey assessing the legal community’s opinion of our state’s trial judges. This is one of the only opportunities New Jersey litigants have to make their true opinions about specific Superior Court judges known, so we encourage all of our members to take the survey before it closes on September 4.

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Weird Regulatory Lawsuits Flooding New Jersey Courts, Blindsiding Businesses

The judicial system was not designed with business regulation in mind. Nevertheless, over the past few years New Jersey businesses have faced an increasing number of regulatory-based lawsuits, many of them quite frivolous in nature. These lawsuits are not being brought by the government, but by private attorneys empowered to enforce obscure business regulations on the government’s behalf.

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