Supreme Court Final Argument Schedule for Monday, Nov. 4, 2013
The following is the Supreme Court's schedule for
oral arguments on Oct. 22, 2013. The issues before the Supreme Court are
outlined in the Appellate Division opinion in each case. If you are planning to
view the Webcast of Supreme Court arguments, you may want to review the opinion
under appeal in order to have a better understanding of the issues before the
Court. The opinions are in Adobe Acrobat Pdf format.
To view the argument schedule and corresponding opinions for the Nov. 6, 2013 Webcast, click here.
Please note that some of the Appellate Division opinions listed below have not been approved for publication, and that pursuant to New Jersey Court Rule 1:36, no unpublished opinion shall constitute precedent or be binding on any court.
(The following statements of issues on appeal are prepared by the Office of the Clerk for the convenience of the reader. They have been neither reviewed nor approved by the Supreme Court. Please note that, in the interest of brevity not all issues may have been summarized).
A-101/106-11 Lorraine Gormley v. Latanya Wood-El (069717)
Are defendants entitled to qualified immunity in this case alleging violation of a constitutional right to substantive due process for failing to protect plaintiff while she was providing legal services to her involuntarily-committed client?
A-29-12 Isabel Nichols v. Board of Trustees, Public Employees’
Retirement System (071285)
For purposes of an application for accidental disability retirement benefits under N.J.S.A. 43:15A-43, did the employee’s fall on an ice-covered entrance into the workplace approximately one-half hour before her designated start time occur “during and as a result of the performance” of her “regular and assigned duties”?
A-45-12 State v. Kirby Lenihan (071497)
Can a violation of the “seat belt law,” N.J.S.A. 39:3-76.2f, be a predicate offense to support a criminal conviction under N.J.S.A. 2C:40-18(b), which prohibits knowingly violating a law or failing to perform a duty imposed by a law intended to protect the public health and safety and recklessly causing serious bodily injury?