Day: April 19, 2013

Court Chastises NJ Municipality for Attempting to Circumvent OPRA

NJ Court Outlines Role of Judge and Jury in Tort Claims Act Suits

Under the New Jersey Tort Claims Act, the standard of liability applied to a public entity depends on whether it exercised discretionary decision-making or performed ministerial acts. In Henebema v. South Jersey Transportation Authority, the Appellate Division considered whether a judge or jury should resolve that threshold dispute. The distinction