New Jersey State Bar Association - The voluntary Bar Association of New Jersey, serving members since 1899.

November 4, 2010

The following is a summary of actions taken at the Nov. 4, 2010 meeting of the New Jersey State Bar Association Board of Trustees. The meeting was held at the Four Seasons in Scottsdale, Ariz. This summary does not constitute official minutes.



  • The State Bar will argue on Monday as amicus in State v. Eileen Ciancaglini, which is about with how to treat a refusal to submit to a breath test for drivers stopped under suspicion of drunk driving.


  • The board also voted to take part in Aronberg v. Tolbert, which concerns whether a wrongful death action can be maintained when an uninsured driver is killed.


  • Finally, the board approved a recommendation of the Municipal Court Practice Section to request publication of the Appellate Division decision State. V. Maricic, regarding state-required turn over of digital database information about calibrations of Alcotest machines. The decision was later published.