New Jersey

793 ABA Journal articles on New Jersey.

Lawyer allegedly targeted for death by his client is allowed to withdraw from case

A New Jersey inmate accused of offering $30,000 for the death of his defense lawyer is applying for a public defender.

Inmate Michael Anthony Nocera, 43, was being held without…

Sessions appoints 17 interim U.S. attorneys as time limits for those in acting posts winds down

With a deadline approaching, Attorney General Jeff Sessions appointed interim U.S. attorneys in 17 federal districts, NBC News reported Wednesday.

The interim spots replace acting U.S. attorney positions, which…

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Judge declares mistrial in corruption case against US Senator Menendez

Updated: A federal judge in Newark, New Jersey, has declared a mistrial in the corruption case against U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez.

U.S. District Judge William Walls acted after jurors said…

Class action over unlisted drink prices at TGI Fridays is tossed; suit versus Carrabba’s survives

The New Jersey Supreme Court has refused to allow class action status for a lawsuit contending TGI Fridays violated state consumer protection laws by failing to disclose drink prices on…

Supreme Court to decide whether Congress can bar states from authorizing sports gambling

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to decide the constitutionality of a federal statute banning states from authorizing sports betting.

The issue in the two consolidated cases before the…

‘Marketing fees’ paid to Avvo violate New Jersey lawyer conduct rules, ethics opinion says
Lawyers in New Jersey can’t participate in client-linking services offered by Avvo because of ethics issues stemming from the company's "marketing fee," according to a joint ethics opinion by three New Jersey Supreme Court committees.
June 5, 1939: Unions Confront Jersey’s ‘Boss Hague’
In Hague v. CIO, decided June 5, 1939, the Jersey City, New Jersey, Mayor Frank Hague argued that by pre-empting union activism, he was preventing “riots, disturbances or disorderly assemblage.” In a plurality decision, the justices disagreed.
Special team investigates death of judge on New York’s top court; widower disputes suicide theory

A special team of police investigators is investigating the death of Sheila Abdus-Salaam, a judge on New York’s top court who was found dead in the Hudson River on…

Lawsuit says email from Eli Manning incriminates him in memorabilia case

A lawyer in an ongoing lawsuit against the New York Giants and their starting quarterback, Eli Manning, revealed an email that he says bolsters his case against Manning and the…

40 lawyers leave Sedgwick in two separate mass moves; firm calls them ‘efficiency adjustments’

Sedgwick is shrinking with the departures of 40 lawyers, including 15 partners.

One group of lawyers is forming a new litigation boutique and another is joining Drinker, Biddle & Reath…

Suit claims Catholic hospital violated health law by refusing to perform surgery on transgender man

A New Jersey transgender man claims in a lawsuit that a Catholic hospital violated state and federal law when it refused to allow a surgeon to perform a hysterectomy on…

Lawyer seeks variance to tear down ‘Watcher’ house and subdivide lot

A lawyer asked a planning board in New Jersey on Monday to allow the owners of the so called “Watcher” house to subdivide the parcel so they can sell it…

Two former Christie allies are convicted in Bridgegate lane closures

Two former officials tied to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie were found guilty on Friday in a scheme to close lanes on the George Washington Bridge to punish a mayor…

Acting on citizen complaint, New Jersey judge finds probable cause to investigate Chris Christie

Acting on a citizen complaint filed by a law school graduate, a New Jersey judge has found probable cause to investigate allegations that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie committed official…

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