State v. G.E.P.

In State v. J.L.G., the NJ Supreme Court rejected the use of Child Sexual Abuse Accommodation Syndrome evidence — with the exception of certain testimony concerning delayed disclosures — because the evidence lacked “a sufficiently reliable basis in science to be the subject of expert testimony.” In these consolidated appeals, the Court considered whether that … Read more

Sun Chemical Corp. v. Fike Corp. & Suppression Systems Inc.

In Sun Chemical Corp. v. Fike Corp. & Suppression Systems Inc., the Supreme Court responded to a certified quzoomestion from the 3rd Circuit, and in so doing dealt a blow to tort-reform advocates. The Supreme Court held that the state’s Products Liabilities Act — which allows for only basic tort damages — does not preempt … Read more