In State v. Marcus S. Mackroy-Davis (A-43-21/086626) (Decided June 27, 2022), the Supreme Court of New Jersey addressed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on a defendant’s right to a speedy trial. The court acknowledged that the defendant’s trial was subject to multiple delays, most of which resulted from the
New Jersey municipalities and counties have new compliance obligations in the New Year. The Division of Local Government Services (DLGS) recently issued Local Finance Notice 2017-27, which addresses a new law requiring local government units to certify compliance with certain federal hiring requirements when submitting approved annual budgets. Pursuant to P.L.