Mount Laurel doctrine
The Mount Laurel doctrine is a controversial judicial interpretation of the New Jersey State Constitution. The doctrine requires that municipalities use their zoning powers in an affirmative manner to...
Hornstine v. Moorestown
Hornstine v. Moorestown (full caption Hornstine v. Township of Moorestown, 263 F.Supp.2d 887) was a 2003 case in U.S. Federal District Court that considered whether grades received by a student with a...
Henningsen v. Bloomfield Motors
In Henningsen v. Bloomfield Motors, Inc., 32 N.J. 358, 161 A.2d 69 (N.J. 1960), the New Jersey Supreme Court held that an automobile manufacturer's attempt to use an express warranty that disclaimed a...
Lewis v. Harris
Lewis v. Harris, 188 N.J. 415; 908 A.2d 196 (N.J. 2006), is a New Jersey Supreme Court case that held that the state's marriage laws violated the rights of same-sex couples to equal protection of the ...
Desilets v. Clearview Regional Board of Education
Desilets v. Clearview Regional Board of Education, 137 N.J. 585 (1994) was a New Jersey Supreme Court decision that held that public school curricular student newspapers that have not been established...
Blakey v. Continental Airlines
Blakey v. Continental Airlines, 992 F.Supp. 731 (D.N.J. 1998) and 164 N.J. 38 (2000), is a case concerning whether an employer must be held liable for harassment that can potentially occur on internal...
Driver hearing
Driver hearings are evidentiary hearings a New Jersey court must conduct before admitting a sound recording into evidence. In State v. Driver, the New Jersey Supreme Court held that any sound recordin...
State v. Kelly
State v. Kelly, 97 N.J. 178 (1984), is a Supreme Court of New Jersey case where the defendant, Gladys Kelly, was on trial for the murder of her husband, Ernest Kelly with a pair of scissors. The Supre...
State v. Palendrano
State v. Palendrano, 120 N.J. Super. 336, 293 A.2d 747 (Law Div. 1972), was a legal case decided by the New Jersey Superior Court, Law Division, holding that the common law offense of being a common s...
Dendrite International, Inc. v. Doe No. 3
Dendrite International, Inc. v. Doe No. 3, A-2774-00T3 (2001), is a New Jersey Superior Court case in which Dendrite International, Inc., a purveyor of computer software used in the pharmaceutical ind...
Rennie v. Klein
Rennie v. Klein was a case heard in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey in 1978 to decide whether an involuntarily committed mental patient has a constitutional right to re...
Betancourt v. Trinitas
Betancourt v. Trinitas Hospital is a New Jersey legal case concerning whether or not a hospital may unilaterally refuse care to a patient on the grounds that it is futile to prolong the person's life ...
In re Quinlan
In re Quinlan (70 N.J. 10, 355 A.2d 647 (NJ 1976)) was a landmark 1975 court case in the United States in which the parents of a woman who was kept alive by artificial means were allowed to order her ...