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Friday, May 16, 2014

NJCJI Now Blogging at Civiljusticenj.org

For many years this website has hosted the blog of the New Jersey Civil Justice Institute, formerly the New Jersey Lawsuit Reform Alliance, but it is time for a change. From now on all NJCJI content will only be posted on the NJCJI website: http://www.civiljusticenj.org/

We encourage you to check out our new website, and to subscribe to our weekly e-newsletter so you continue to be in the know about civil justice reform in New Jersey.

Thursday, May 01, 2014

Top News Clips for the Week of April 26 - May 2

A selection of the need-to-know civil justice news for the week of April 26 - May 2.


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NJCJI on Tour

Marcus, Alida, and Emily are hitting the road this summer in an effort to spread the word about the need for civil justice reform in New Jersey! If your organization would like a briefing on legal reform, or an update on pending court cases and legislation that would expand employer liability, please let us know. We would be happy to give a presentation tailored to meet your organization’s needs at one of your upcoming meetings.   Contact a member of the NJCJI team today to schedule a briefing.  

Policy Teleforum on Expedited Civil Actions Scheduled for May 21

14May_DeyoThe New Jersey Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on Expedited Civil Actions has released its recommendations for speeding the resolution of civil actions in state courts. The report recommends the court approve a mandatory pilot program for all Track 1 and Track 2 cases (which include property and contract disputes and insurance suits) that focuses on streamlining pre-trial procedures and limiting some in-court proceedings.  

The New Jersey Civil Justice Institute is hosting a teleforum on the report with Supreme Court Committee member Russell Deyo, the retired Vice President and General Counsel of Johnson & Johnson. The call will be held on Wednesday, May 21 from 11:00 AM to noon.  

If you are interested in joining the call, please email NJCJI’s Director of Public Affairs, Emily Kelchen, for the call-in information.