Rutgers Journal of Law & Public Policy was pleased to host the 2015 Symposium: New Legal Strategies to Prevent Drug Overdoses. The editorial board would like to thank the attending speakers: Rosanne Scotti, State Director of New Jersey Drug Policy Alliance; Rebecca Ricigliano, Senior Staff Member of Attorney General Hoffman’s Office; and Harry Earle, Chief of Police of Glouster Township.
Choosing to opt out of traditional court controlled litigation in favor of private arbitration, although anything but new, appears to be an increasingly attractive choice to disputing parties and their attorneys. And for good reason. The clogging of our court dockets and the overburdening of the judicial system as a consequence of the public’s ever increasing appetite for utilizing the courts as the venue for solving all of the evils of society, both large and small, ha
I. A Brief Introduction
The Rutgers Journal of Law and Public Policy was recently cited by the NEW JERSEY SUPREME COURT on page 41 of its opinion in Department of Children & Families v. E.D.-O., __ N.J. __ (2015). We are extremely proud of the hard work of our authors and staff, both past and present.
Sometimes a small decision demonstrates a large principle. That happened in late August when the Appellate Division released their unpublished decision of C.H.
As a Student-Intern in the Rutgers Domestic Violence Clinic, I have had the opportunity and pleasure of learning about the New Jersey Prevention of Domestic Act (the “Act”), the ways in which the Act is applied by the New Jersey Courts, and the consequences the Act has on litigants.
“What a man does not know and cannot find out is chance as to him, and is recognized as chance by the law.” Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Dillingham v. McLaughlin, 264 U.S. 370, 373 (1924).