NJBIZ - Law http://www.njbiz.com/section/law Law Law en-us Copyright 2016 NJBIZ Thu, 25 Aug 2016 21:20:19 EST Thu, 25 Aug 2016 21:20:19 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160822/NJBIZ01/160829985&source=RSS No end in sight for nonprofit hospital tax flap despite lawsuits The state's judicial branch is in the lead for resolving a debate over taxes for hospitals operating, in part, as for-profit despite their nonprofit status. Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160822/NJBIZ01/160829985&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160822/NJBIZ01/160819773&source=RSS In demand Companies need to be creative while searching for space in Morristown It was 2013 when Fox Rothschild ramped up its search for new office space in northern New Jersey, with an eye toward the future and its ability to compete for talented young attorneys. Fri, 19 Aug 2016 11:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160822/NJBIZ01/160819773&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160815/NJBIZ01/308159999&source=RSS The crusader Smith, tabbed for Carlson case, has a history of fighting for women's rights Shortly after agreeing to co-counsel the high-profile sexual harassment suit filed by former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson, Nancy Erika Smith warned both her new client and her staff at her small Montclair-based firm Get ready for attention. Fri, 12 Aug 2016 10:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160815/NJBIZ01/308159999&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160809/NJBIZ01/160809779&source=RSS Federal appeals court again strikes down N.J. sports betting case On Tuesday, the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled against New Jersey's recent attempt to bring sports betting to the state by circumventing the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, a 24-year old federal law. Tue, 09 Aug 2016 12:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160809/NJBIZ01/160809779&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160809/NJBIZ01/160809793&source=RSS Community policing Pleasantville and Jersey City are building police forces for changing times Dallas Police Chief David Brown responded to the July 7 mass shooting and death of his officers with an interesting plea. &#8220Become a part of that solution,&#8221 he said, calling for the city's residents to cross over from the picket line and join the force. Tue, 09 Aug 2016 08:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160809/NJBIZ01/160809793&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160808/NJBIZ01/160809814&source=RSS Brach Eichler branches out into personal injury practice The Roseland-based law firm Brach Eichler has formed a new personal injury practice group, it announced recently. Mon, 08 Aug 2016 11:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160808/NJBIZ01/160809814&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160808/INDINSIGHTS/160809818&source=RSS What's in a name? More than one may think, especially for transgender individuals What's in a name? For many, this question is no more than a philosophical exercise. However, for transgender individuals, their name is a very real and concrete form of self-expression. Mon, 08 Aug 2016 08:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160808/INDINSIGHTS/160809818&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160804/NJBIZ01/160809878&source=RSS Another court ruling backs Cooper in fight over Camden EMS services New Jersey's Appellate Court Division formally overturned a ruling by a superior court judge, meaning Cooper University Health can continue to serve as the primary emergency medical services provider in the city of Camden. Thu, 04 Aug 2016 14:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160804/NJBIZ01/160809878&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160804/DIVERSIFIED/308049999&source=RSS Community policing Pleasantville and Jersey City are building police forces for changing times Dallas Police Chief David Brown responded to the July 7 mass shooting and death of his officers with an interesting plea. &#8220Become a part of that solution,&#8221 he said, calling for the city's residents to cross over from the picket line and join the force. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160804/DIVERSIFIED/308049999&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160803/NJBIZ01/160809904&source=RSS Fox makes appearance in federal court Former state Department of Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox made an appearance Wednesday in federal court in Newark to face a conspiracy charge related to his work as a lobbyist for United Airlines. Wed, 03 Aug 2016 16:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160803/NJBIZ01/160809904&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160802/NJBIZ01/160809954&source=RSS Senate confirms Porrino as attorney general The state Senate voted Monday to confirm Christopher Porrino as New Jersey's attorney general. Tue, 02 Aug 2016 12:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160802/NJBIZ01/160809954&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160714/NJBIZ01/160719867&source=RSS Fox charged with conspiring to commit bribery as Samson pleads guilty over 'Chairman's Flight' Federal authorities have charged former state Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox with conspiring to commit bribery, in a count tied his role as a lobbyist for United Airlines and the case against former Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Chairman David Samson. Thu, 14 Jul 2016 15:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160714/NJBIZ01/160719867&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160714/NJBIZ01/160719875&source=RSS Reports David Samson expected to plead guilty in GWB case David Samson, the former chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and longtime founding partner of a powerful West Orange-based law firm, is reportedly expected to plead guilty Thursday afternoon to a felony charge stemming from the federal probe into the illegal closing of traffic lanes in Fort Lee at the George Washington Bridge. . . Thu, 14 Jul 2016 11:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160714/NJBIZ01/160719875&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160713/NJBIZ01/160719913&source=RSS Genova Burns welcomes 3 new attorneys to firm Genova Burns LLC has hired three new attorneys to its team, it announced Wednesday. Wed, 13 Jul 2016 10:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160713/NJBIZ01/160719913&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160712/NJBIZ01/160719946&source=RSS Update Two more hospitals drop out of OMNIA lawsuit Capital Health and JFK Health have joined two other hospitals in dropping a lawsuit against the state's largest insurer. Tue, 12 Jul 2016 11:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160712/NJBIZ01/160719946&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160711/NJBIZ01/160719968&source=RSS Update Appeals court overturns affordable housing ruling, meaning 'gap years' won't count in requirements A group of Jersey Shore municipalities will be able to scale down their affordable housing obligations under a ruling Monday by a state appeals court, reversing the decision of a lower court in February that was expected to have a broad impact across New Jersey. Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160711/NJBIZ01/160719968&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160711/NJBIZ01/160709850&source=RSS Fraud fighter Darryl Neier puts his experience in law enforcement to use with Sobel Co.'s forensic accounting group Darryl Neier knows how faulty accounting and criminal fraud can occur in the for-profit corporate world for an average of 18 months before being detected. He also knows how fraud in the nonprofit and social services sector can continue on for much longer, due to more trusting management, more reliance on volunteers and less financial expertise. Fri, 08 Jul 2016 10:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160711/NJBIZ01/160709850&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160630/NJBIZ01/160639980&source=RSS Chiesa Shahinian Giantomasi adds new practice, member Chiesa Shahinian Giantomasi announced Thursday that it is expanding its practice to the area of equipment leasing and asset based lending. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160630/NJBIZ01/160639980&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160630/INDINSIGHTS/160639988&source=RSS Would your private contracts survive N.J. Supreme Court review? Last week, the New Jersey Supreme Court released two opinions that should alarm New Jersey&#8217s business community. In both cases, the high court refused to honor private contracts because they felt the terms were unfair. The opinion in each of these cases is disappointing, but when viewed together, they suggest our court system has developed a. . . Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160630/INDINSIGHTS/160639988&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160629/NJBIZ01/160629738&source=RSS Law firm renews, expands lease at Sanzari-owned complex Cillick and Smith, a law firm, has renewed its lease and expanded by 1,000 square feet at the Court Plaza North, an Alfred Sanzari Enterprises owned and managed Class A complex in Hackensack. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 14:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20160629/NJBIZ01/160629738&source=RSS