New Jersey

Trials & Litigation

Couple must pay $572K, plus possible punitives, in 4-year-old son’s fatal shooting of playmate

Legal Ethics

‘Super lawyers’ and ‘rising stars’ are warned about accolade advertising

White-Collar Crime

Ex-lawyer charged with money-laundering and stealing $1.5M from client estates

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer who fraudulently inserted client names in asbestos cases gets two years in federal prison

Civil Rights

Lawyer sues over her police detention after refusing to speak during in traffic stop

Evidence

‘Dream team’ lawyer says evidence in ‘nanny cam’ case is reminiscent of OJ Simpson trial

Injury & Accident Law

Those who knowingly send texts that distract drivers could face liability in Pennsylvania

Criminal Justice

Autistic teen who accepted dare to jump into frigid water made his own choice, defense lawyer says

Consumer Law

Law firm to pay $1M to settle CFPB action over debt-collection practices

Legal Ethics

Lawyers accused of using paralegal to friend litigant on Facebook are facing ethics probe

Judiciary

Judge’s comment about ‘always’ imposing 60-year murder sentences requires resentencing, court says

Immigration Law

Feds set up fake university, charge 21 brokers, recruiters and employers in visa-fraud sting

Legal Ethics

F-word settlement refusal doesn’t require tossing lawyer from case, federal judge rules

Legislation & Lobbying

Lawmaker seeks to make texting while crossing street a crime punishable by $50 fine and jail time

White-Collar Crime

Ex-lawyer gets 3 years in theft and UPL case; judge blasts ‘disingenuous’ child-support excuse

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer faces federal fraud case in claimed $7M straw-purchaser auto loan scheme

Criminal Justice

Legal luminaries join family in seeking new probe of claimed murder-suicide by attorney

White-Collar Crime

Former general counsel gets 18 months for stealing $2.6M from company account

Evidence

Family says prominent lawyer was murdered, and did not kill his wife

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is accused of fondling undercover detective