On August 12, 2020 the Supreme Court of New Jersey held up the constitutionality of the controversial "New Jersey COVID-19 Emergency Bond Act” ("COVID Bond Act"), which authorizes the State of New Jersey ("State") to borrow up to $9.9 billion to address the fiscal crisis that has resulted from the continuation of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the wake of nationwide protests stemming from the tragic death of George Floyd and the subsequent calls across the country to both defund police departments and reform their practices, access to real time information regarding police activities has rapidly gained momentum.
We keep hearing that 5G networks are coming to municipalities as necessary to the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) and as a significant improvement to our past mobile networks.
In a shift from past opinions, a recent Appellate Division decision provides municipalities and their police departments’ protection from Open Public Records Act (“OPRA”) litigation for certain records produced by police officers but ultimately maintained by the judiciary through an electronic system.
Yesterday, the Supreme Court of the United States issued an opinion on a set of three cases involving the termination of gay and transgender employees.
On June 5th, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (“PPPFA”) was signed into law.
Recently, we became pioneers in the realm of a virtual trial. Our litigation was on a fast track -- it involved affordable housing and a challenge to a zoning ordinance.
On May 15, 2020, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) released the loan forgiveness application for small businesses that received loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) as created by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act.
Under the Brownfield and Contaminated Site Remediation Act, N.J.S.A 58:10B-1 et seq. (the “Brownfield Act”), the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”) is required to promulgate remediation standards applicable to the cleanup of contaminated sites.
On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act into law, which implemented an array of programs aimed at providing economic support to impacted areas of the economy.