New Jersey

Criminal Justice

Former in-house lawyer admits stealing $2.6M from his company

Legal Ethics

$200K sanction could close my law firm, lawyer tells court

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer’s suit claims jail officer’s upskirt search with metal-detecting wand amounted to assault

White-Collar Crime

Suspended judge indicted over fugitive found at her home in 2013

Trials & Litigation

Judge says Facebook has right to sue DLA Piper and other firms for representing now-fugitive Ceglia

Real Estate & Property Law

TSA returns $100K watch forgotten by traveler, after investigating ownership claim

Family Law

Judge’s unusual paternity case ruling: Dad fathered one twin, but not the other

Constitutional Law

Ex-aide takes plea, 2 more allies of NJ gov face charges in ‘Bridgegate’ traffic-jam case

Labor & Employment

Employee plans harassment suit against retired county prosecutor, seeks ‘breast of the day’ emails

Criminal Justice

Jury convicts rabbi, acquits son in kidnapping-conspiracy case related to religious divorces

Criminal Justice

Man worried about transportation to court is charged with stealing a friend’s car

Criminal Justice

Municipal judge who resigned after bounced bar-dues checks is now accused of client extortion

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who read medical document from anonymous sender can’t represent med-mal plaintiff, court says

Law Firms

Men-only golf retreats and unequal work assignments alleged in bias suit against McElroy Deutsch

Banking Law

Is time on homeowners’ side? Foreclosure case tossed without prejudice may not pause clock

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer gets 10-year sentence for role in stealing $3.8M from elderly victims

Privacy law

Private texts transferred to workers’ corporate iPads led to wrongful firing, suit claims

Trials & Litigation

After criminal case was dropped, ex-cop can sue to recoup his $1M defense costs, judge rules

Tort Law

‘Sizzling skillet’ at Applebee’s was ‘open and obvious’ danger to praying diner, court says

Legal Ethics

Juror accused of lying about her past is indicted, excused from murder trial