Aug 09 2023
RLUIPA: A Powerful Federal Law Available to Religious Entities as They Seek Local Land Use Approval to Construct or Expand a Religious Facility 08.09.2023New Jersey Lawyer Magazine (Reprinted with Permission)
Wilentz Shareholder Donna M. Jennings and law clerk Sarah Kennelly co-authored an article, featured in the August issue of New Jersey Lawyer, to examine the land use provisions provided by the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA).
Jul 11 2023
What Happens When a Redevelopment Project Goes Into Default or Bankruptcy? 07.11.2023New Jersey Law Journal (reprinted with permission)
As the economy has been experiencing stress, it is timely to consider what happens when a Redevelopment Project is heading toward a potential default. This article, co-authored by Shareholders Anne S. Babineau and David H. Stein, draws on experience with the agreements that are used in projects undertaken pursuant to the Local Redevelopment & Housing Law and with the Federal Bankruptcy Law to consider options for trying to keep the important public purpose of redevelopment moving forward despite downturns in the economy.
May 30 2023
Cannabis Business Deductions Permitted at the New Jersey State Level 05.30.2023New Jersey Law Journal (reprinted with permission)
On May 8, 2023, Gov. Phil Murphy enacted legislation (A3946/S340) allowing New Jersey licensed cannabis businesses to claim state tax deductions. Wilentz attorneys Michael F. Schaff and Jennie M. Miller discuss the new law.
Mar 27 2023
Beyond Cannabis in the Garden State: New Jersey's Psilocybin Behavioral Health Access and Services Act 03.27.2023New Jersey Law Journal (reprinted with permission)
This article published by the New Jersey Law Journal, co-authored by Michael F. Schaff, Co-Chair of the Corporate, Health, and Cannabis law practice groups, is an in-depth statutory and regulatory review of the "Psilocybin Behavioral Health Access and Services Act” (S. 2934), a bill introduced by New Jersey Senate President Nicholas Scutari.
Mar 02 2023
Cannabis Consumption Lounges: Proposed Regulations Released 03.02.2023New Jersey Law Journal (reprinted with permission)
In their recent New Jersey Law Journal article, Michael F. Schaff and Jennie M. Miller explore the proposed legislative framework to operate a consumption lounge in the state, and set forth some of the anticipated, potential issues that may arise as these lounges become operational.
Jan 03 2023
So You Secured Your Conditional Cannabis License? Beware Land Use Hurdles 01.03.2023New Jersey Law Journal (reprinted with permission)
This article in the New Jersey Law Journal, co-authored by Michael F. Schaff and Jennie M. Miller discusses the impact of the Municipal Land Use Law (MLUL), which governs how an applicant obtains the necessary permits and approvals for land development prior to the construction and operation of the cannabis facility.
Nov 01 2022
Biden’s Pardon and Its Future Impact on Cannabis: A Federal Update 11.01.2022New Jersey Law Journal (reprinted with permission)
This article in the New Jersey Law Journal, co-authored by Michael F. Schaff and Natalie Moszczynski, discusses President Biden’s initiative to pardon individuals convicted of simple marijuana possessions to eliminate challenges like obtaining employment, housing or educational opportunities.
Oct 27 2022
Excessive Logjam in Expungement Process a Disservice to the Public 10.27.2022New Jersey Law Journal (reprinted with permission)
This article in the New Jersey Law Journal, written by Wilentz Shareholder and Co-Chair of the Criminal Law and Cannabis Law teams, Darren M. Gelber, discusses the importance of expungements for a client's future and how the expungement process has become interminable.
Sep 12 2022
Corporate Practice of Medicine 09.12.2022Laws of Medicine eBook
Wilentz attorneys Michael F. Schaff, co-chair of the Corporate, Health and Cannabis Law Teams, and Jason J. Krisza co-authored a chapter entitled “Corporate Practice of Medicine” published in the Laws of Medicine.
Aug 29 2022
Defining Privacy of Biometric Information: Legislative Approaches to Growing Use of Biometrics in Our Society and What it Means for Businesses 08.29.2022New Jersey Lawyer Magazine (Reprinted with Permission)
Biometric data privacy laws are quickly popping up all across the country, with more and more being signed into law with each passing year. Wilentz attorneys Brett Harris and Natalie Moszczynski’s recent article in the New Jersey Lawyer examines the fairly new, but quickly expanding, biometric data privacy laws being passed and introduced throughout the country, the current proposed legislation in New Jersey, and concerns that business entities should keep in mind in order to maintain legal compliance when involved with biometric data. Load More