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Bills | Return to TOP

2016 - 2017

The following is a list of NJLRC projects that are the subject of bills introduced during the 2016 - 2017 legislative session, or represent subject areas on which the NJLRC provided information and support:

  • (Effect of) Abstentions
  • Adverse Possession
  • Bulk Sale Tax Notification
  • Durable Power of Attorney
  • (Uniform) Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act
  • (Uniform) Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act
  • Landlord-Tenant
  • (Revised Uniform) Law on Notarial Acts
  • Overseas Residents Absentee Voting Law (Uniform Military and Overseas Voters Act)
  • Pejorative Terms Regarding Persons with Physical or Sensory Disabilities
  • Standard Form Contracts
  • (Uniform) Voidable Transactions Act

2014 - 2015

The following is a list of NJLRC projects that are the subject of bills introduced during the 2014 - 2015 legislative session, or represent subject areas on which the NJLRC provided information and support:

  • (Effect of) Abstentions
  • Adverse Possession
  • (New Jersey) Collaborative Family Law Act
  • Durable Power of Attorney Act
  • General Repealer (Anachronistic statutes)
  • Mortgage Recording
  • Overseas Residents Absentee Voting Law
  • Standard Form Contracts
  • Uniform Trust Code

Cases | Return to TOP

The following is a list of cases in which the New Jersey Law Revision Commission is mentioned:

  • Gately v. Hamilton Memorial Home, Inc., 442 N.J. Super. 542 (App. Div. 2015)
  • State v. Tate, 220 N.J. 393 (2015)
  • Booker v. Rice, 431 N.J.Super. 548 (App. Div. 2013)
  • In re T.J.S., 419 N.J. Super. 46 (App. Div. 2011)
  • Pear Street, LLC, 2011 WL 9102 (App. Div. 2011)
  • Haven Savings Bank v. Zanolini, 416 N.J. Super. 151 (App. Div. 2010)
  • Marino v. Marino, 200 N.J. 315 (2009)
  • Tashjian v. Trapini, 2009 WL 2176723 (App. Div. 2009)
  • New Jersey Div. of Youth and Family Services v. A.P., 408 N.J. Super 252 (App. Div. 2009)
  • State v. Broom-Smith, 406 N.J. Super. 228 (App. Div. 2009)
  • Seaboard Towers Development Co., LLC v. AC Holding Corp., II, 2008 WL 2340016 (App. Div. 2008)
  • Patel v. 323 Cent. Ave. Corp., 2008 WL 724052 (App. Div. 2008)
  • Alampi v. Pegasus Group, L.L.C., 2008 WL 140952 (App. Div. 2008)
  • Michael J. Wright Const. Co., Inc. v. Kara Homes, Inc., 396 B.R. 131 (D.N.J. 2008)
  • Loder v. Neppl, 2007 WL 4118319 (App. Div. 2007)
  • Semenecz v. Borough of Hasbrouck Heights, 2006 WL 2819813 (Law Div. 2006)
  • Warren County Bar Ass'n v. Board of Chosen Freeholders of County of Warren, 386 N.J. Super. 194 (App. Div. 2006)
  • Gebroe-Hammer Associates, Inc. v. Sebbag, 385 N.J. Super. 291 (App. Div. 2006)
  • L’Esperance v. Devaney, 2005 WL 3092849 (App. Div. 2005)
  • Morton v. 4 Orchard Land Trust, 180 N.J. 118 (2004)
  • Morton v. 4 Orchard Land Trust, 362 N.J. Super. 190 (App. Div. 2003)
  • Board of Chosen Freeholders of County of Morris v. State, 159 N.J. 565 (1999)
  • James Const. Co., Inc. v. Director, Div. of Taxation, 18 N.J. Tax 224 (Tax 1999)
  • Prant v. Sterling, 332 N.J. Super. 369 (Ch. Div. 1999)
  • Wingate v. Estate of Ryan, 149 N.J. 227 (1997)
  • State v. Storm, 141 N.J. 245 (1995)

Articles | Return to TOP

The following is a list of Journal articles in which the New Jersey Law Revision Commission is mentioned:

  • Bea Kandell & Christopher McGann, How Deep is the Black Hole, and How Do We Dig Our Clients Out?, NEW JERSEY FAMILY LAWYER, Vol. 36, No. 5 – April 2016
  • Edward M. Callahan, Jr., 1 FIFTY ST. CONSTR. LIEN & BOND L., New Jersey Construction Lien Law § 31.02 (2016)
  • John M. Cannel & Laura C. Tharney, Children in Need Of Services: Toward A More Coherent Approach to Protecting New Jersey's Children and Families, 40 SETON HALL LEGIS. J. 1 (2015)
  • Susan G. Thatch, Ante-Mortem Probate in New Jersey - An Idea Resurrected?, 39 SETON HALL LEGIS. J. 332 (2015)
  • Vito J. Petitti, Assuming the Rish After Hubner: New Jersey Supreme COurt Opinion Spirs Revision of the Equiestrian Activities Liability Act, 39 SETON HALL LEGIS. J. 59 (2015)
  • Laura C. Tharney & Jayne J. Johnson, All Hands on Deck: New Jersey Law Revision Commission Recommends Modified Uniform Laws to Safeguard the Public and Address Disasters and Their Aftermath, 38 SETON HALL LEGIS. J. 339 (2014)
  • Marna L. Brown, State of New Jersey Law Revision Commission: Final Report Relating to the Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act, 37 SETON HALL LEGIS. J. 241 (2013)
  • Keith P. Ronan, Navigating the Goat Paths: Compulsive Hoarding, or Collyer Brothers Syndrome, and the Legal Reality of Clutter, 64 RUTGERS L. REV. 235 (2011)
  • Andrew A. Schwartz, Consumer Contract Exchanges and the Problem of Adhesion, 28 YALE J. ON REG. 313 (2011)
  • Thomas J. Walsh, Advancing the Interests of South Africa’s Children: A Look at the Best Interests of Children under South Africa’s Children’s Act, 19 MICH. ST. J. INT’L L. 201 (2011)
  • Regina M. Spielberg, The Powerful Power of Attorney, 265-AUG N.J. LAW. 41 (2010)
  • Allen A. Etish, Is History About to Repeat Itself? 261-DEC N.J. LAW. 5 (2009)
  • Shmuel I. Becher, Asymmetric Information in Consumer Contracts: The Challenge that is yet to be Met, 45 AM. BUS. L.J. 723 (2008)
  • Ronald L. Carlson, Distorting Due Process for Noble Purposes: The Emasculation of America’s Material Witness Laws, 42 GA. L. REV. 941 (2008)
  • Edith R. Warkentine, Beyond Unconscionability: The Case for Using “Knowing Assent” as the Basis for Analyzing Unbargained-for Terms in Standard form Contracts, 31 SEATTLE U. L. REV. 469 (2008)
  • Steven J. Eisenstein & Kevin J. O’Connor, Enforceability of Oral Ageements and Partial Writings for the Sale of Land under the Revised Statute of Frauds, 250-FEB N.J. LAW. 37 (2008)
  • Joseph M. Perillo, Neutral Standardizing of Contracts, 28 PACE L. REV. 179 (2008)
  • Darryl K. Brown, Democracy and Decriminalization, 86 TEX. L. REV. 223 (2007)
  • Joseph A. Colquitt, Using Jury Questionnaires; (Ab)using Jurors, 40 CONN. L. REV. 1 (2007)
  • Russell Korobkin, Bounded Rationality, Standard Form Contracts, and Unconscionability, 70 U. CHI. L. REV. 1203 (2003)
  • James R. Maxeiner, Standard-Terms Contracting in the Global Electronic Age: European Alternatives, 28 YALE J. INT’L L. 109 (2003)
  • David A. Szwak, Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act [U.C.I.T.A.]: The Consumer’s Perspective, 63 LA. L. REV. 27 (2002)
  • Russell Korobkin, Empirical Scholarship in Contract Law: Possibilities and Pitfalls, 2002 U. ILL. L. REV. 1033 (2002)
  • Adam F. Scales, Against Settlement Factoring? The Market in Tort Claims has Arrived, 2002 WIS. L. REV. 859 (2002)
  • Margaret L. Moses, The Jury-Trial Right in the UCC: On a Slippery Slope, 54 SMU L. REV. 561 (2001)
  • Winning Websites, 207-FEB N.J. LAW 55 (2001)
  • William H. Manz, Internet Web Sites Offer Access to Less Expensive Case Law and Materials not Offered Commercially, 72-DEC N.Y. ST. B.J. 26 (2000)
  • Clemens Pauly, The Concept of Fundamental Breach as an International Principle to Create Uniformity of Commercial Law, 19 J.L. & COM. 221 (2000)
  • R. J. Robertson, Jr., The Illinois Electronic Commerce Security Act: A Response to Martin Behn, 24 S. ILL. U. L.J. 473 (2000)
  • John J.A. Burke, Contract as Commodity: A Nonfiction Approach, 24 SETON HALL LEGIS. J. 285 (2000)
  • R. David Whitaker, Rules Under the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act for an Electronic Equivalent to a Negotiable Promissory Note, 55 Bus. Law. 437 (1999)
  • Larry T. Garvin, The Changed (and Changing?) Uniform Commercial Code, 26 FLA. ST. U. L. REV. 285 (1999)
  • Richard F. Dole, Jr., The Essence of a Letter of Credit Under Revised U.C.C. Article 5: Permissible and Impermissible Nondocumentary Conditions Affecting Honor, 35 HOUS. L. REV. 1079 (1998)
  • Fred H. Miller, Realism Not Idealism in Uniform Laws—Observations from the Revision of the UCC, 39 S. TEX. L. REV. 707 (1998)
  • Margaret L. Moses, The Uniform Commercial Code Meets the Seventh Amendment: The Demise of Jury Trials under Article 5?, 72 IND. L.J. 681 (1997)
  • Albert J. Rosenthal, Uniform State Laws: A Discussion Focused on Revision of the Uniform Commercial Code Moderator, 22 OKLA. CITY U. L. REV. 257 (1997)
  • Nancy S. Marder, Deliberations and Disclosures: A Study of Post-Verdict Interviews of Jurors, 82 IOWA L. REV. 465 (1997)
  • John J.A. Burke, New Jersey’s New Material Witness Statute: Balancing the Rights of Prosecutors, Defendants, and Material Witnesses in Criminal Cases, 19 SETON HALL LEGIS. J. 475 (1995)
  • Fred H. Miller & Robert T. Luttrell, Local Comments to Uniform Laws: A Winning Combination, 48 CONSUMER FIN. L.Q. REP. 60 (1994)
  • Shirley S. Abrahmson & Robert L. Hughes, Shall we Dance? Steps for Legislators and Judges in Statutory Interpretation, 75 MINN. L. REV. 1045 (1991)
  • John J.A. Burke & John M. Cannel, Leases of Personal Property: A Project for Consumer Protection, 28 HARV. J. ON LEGIS. 115 (1991)
  • Lawrence F. Flick, II, Leases of Personal Property, 45 BUS. LAW. 2331 (1990)

Presentations | Return to TOP

The following presentations were created by Commission Staff to provide information about the Commission and its work:

  • Executive Briefing: The New Jersey Law Revision Commission’s Year in Review - presentations below describe the: (1) Commission’s ongoing work regarding the Notaries Public Act of 1979, N.J.S. 52:10, et seq.; (2) Commission’s ongoing work on the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act; (3) review and analysis undertaken by the Commission regarding potential projects that led, ultimately, to Commission determinations that work in those areas was not appropriate; (4) Commission’s work in the area of Title 2C – Sexual Offenses; and (5) Commission’s work on a recently released New Jersey Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioners Act.
    • Part 1 - Notaries PDF || Part 2 - PDVA PDF || Part 3 - Case study PDF || Part 4 - Sexual Offenses PDF || Part 5 - NJEVHPA PDF

  • Legislation and Law Revision in New Jersey 080813 (references to source material for Parts 1 - 3 are found in the Summary document) || Part 1 PDF || Part 2 PDF || Part 3 PDF || Summary document with source references PDF
  • NJLRC Process and Projects CLE presentation 021813 || PDF
  • New Jersey Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act CLE presentation 0213 || PDF
  • NJLRC DMSA conference presentation 0712 || PDF
  • NJLRC IID presentation 0311 || PDF