RICE Notice change! Supreme Court reverses Appellate Division over-inclusive RICE notice decision

By Amy Houck Elco, Esq.  and  Yolanda N. Melville, Esq. Recently, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued its decision in Kean Federation of Teachers v. Ada Morell (A-84-16) (078926). The Supreme Court overturned the Appellate Division’s decision requiring all employees to receive a RICE notice if their names appeared on a public body’s agenda. The … Continue reading “RICE Notice change! Supreme Court reverses Appellate Division over-inclusive RICE notice decision”

Self-Defeating Tweeting (and other social media pitfalls)

It’s too bad there isn’t some Miranda-type warning before posting on social media, something along the lines of: what you post online can and will be used against you in a (family) court of law. It seems elementary but it bears repeating: be careful what you post—whether it’s on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, or even … Continue reading “Self-Defeating Tweeting (and other social media pitfalls)”

New Jersey – “Bettor” Than Ever: #SportsBetting

By Lynne Levin Kaufman, Esquire @gaminglawyer For those of you who have been asleep for the past 24 hours, yesterday the Supreme Court declared the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) unconstitutional and gave states the ability to decide whether or not to legalize sports wagering, and to craft, through legislation … Continue reading “New Jersey – “Bettor” Than Ever: #SportsBetting”

U.S. Supreme Court Allows States to Legalize Sports Betting

by Lynne Levin Kaufman, Esquire @iGamingLawyer ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – May 14, 2018  – By now, most of you have heard that the U.S. Supreme Court  today held that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), the more than 25 year old federal law that prohibited full blown sports betting in all states but … Continue reading “U.S. Supreme Court Allows States to Legalize Sports Betting”

Ronald G. Lieberman to speak at New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting and Convention May 16 – 18

Atlantic City, N.J. — May 16, 2018 — Ronald G. Lieberman will speak at the New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting and Convention on May 16, 17, and 18 at the Borgata in Atlantic City, N.J. The sessions include: On Wed., May 16: “Is Alimony a Pension or Is There a Duty to Mitigate” … Continue reading “Ronald G. Lieberman to speak at New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting and Convention May 16 – 18”

Fredric L. Shenkman to speak at Middlesex County Bar Association May 23

East Brunswick, N.J. — May 15, 2018 — Fredric (Ric) Shenkman will be a featured speaker at the Middlesex County Bar Association’s Annual Installation Dinner meeting on May 23 at the Estate at Farrington Lake in East Brunswick, N.J. “Ethical Considerations in Contested Divorce Matters” is the pre-dinner seminar topic. Ric, Chairman of Cooper Levenson’s … Continue reading “Fredric L. Shenkman to speak at Middlesex County Bar Association May 23”

HERE WE GO AGAIN?? Nationwide student demonstrations are anticipated to occur on April 20, 2018

We strongly recommend our clients act proactively and have a plan that that takes into account student rights, learning opportunities, diverse viewpoints, equitable treatment, and, as always, student safety. If you have any question about any legal issue raised by possible student action or your plan, do not hesitate to speak to the members of … Continue reading “HERE WE GO AGAIN?? Nationwide student demonstrations are anticipated to occur on April 20, 2018”

Is enforcing payment under religious agreement a “double-dip” if alimony is also awarded?

Written by Daria B. Janka, Esq. & Cynthia N. Grob, Esq. Download the article PDF (Bulgarian) American Courts increasingly must deal with how to treat shari’ah law in divorce proceedings. To quote a Mhar Agreement: “This is a prompt Mahr: One gold coin, sum of money and jewelry to be given prior to marriage, sum … Continue reading “Is enforcing payment under religious agreement a “double-dip” if alimony is also awarded?”

SKIN IS IN THE (#iGaming) GAME

by: Lynne Levin Kaufman The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (“PGCB”) published temporary regulations finally answering the question – “Can a Pennsylvania casino which applies for an Interactive Gaming Certificate host multiple Skins” What is the answer? Yes So what does that actually mean? It means that a casino obtaining an Interactive Gaming Certificate can enter into arrangements … Continue reading “SKIN IS IN THE (#iGaming) GAME”