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Upon the granting of an order confirming, modifying or correcting an arbitration award, a judgment or decree shall be entered by the court in conformity therewith and be enforced as any other judgment or decree

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Arbitration, Litigation

An application to modify or clarify a PIP arbitration ruling

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Appeal, Arbitration, Litigation

The jurisdiction of appellate courts rightly is bounded by the proofs and objections critically explored on the record before the trial court by the parties themselves

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Appeal, Litigation

Unemployment compensation appeals

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Litigation, Unemployment Compensation

If the order of the lower tribunal is valid, the fact that it was predicated upon an incorrect basis will not stand in the way of its affirmance

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Litigation

The harmless error standard

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Litigation

A trial court’s ruling on the admissibility of evidence is reviewed on appeal for abuse of discretion

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Evidence, Litigation

Lawyers who take on the responsibility to represent clients before an appellate court are expected to: (1) familiarize themselves with the record developed in the forum of origin; (2) research and analyze the competent legal authority related to the salient facts of the case; and (3) submit briefs in support of the arguments identified therein which reflect that the lawyers conducted these tasks in a diligent and professional manner

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Appeal, Litigation, Sanctions

Ordinarily, an appellate court will dismiss as moot an appeal challenging an eviction where the tenant has been removed, and the premises have been re-rented, or the tenant has vacated the premises

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Landlord-Tenant, Litigation, Real-estate

Judicial discretion is not arbitrary and unbounded

Posted in *All Posts, Appeal, Judicial Discretion, Litigation, Motions

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