New Jersey

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

Constitutional Law

Prosecutor drops felony gun charge over retired schoolteacher’s antique flintlock pistol

Criminal Justice

Convicted in wife slaying, profiled in book and TV miniseries, Robert Marshall dies in prison

Civil Rights

Ex-clerk sues judge, says his own mental health was questioned when he refused to be bullied

Constitutional Law

Retired teacher faces felony gun charge over antique pistol in vehicle glove box

Evidence

Police: 2 men face DWI charges for planning to hide drunk-driving crash

Trials & Litigation

Judge requires return of $1.5M won by casino gamblers who detected something amiss

Advertising Law

Judge: It is consumer fraud for therapists to call homosexuality a curable mental disorder

Corporate Law

Still battling code-theft case, former Goldman Sachs programmer sues bank for legal fees

Criminal Justice

Man to get 3 years for failing to secure gun used by his son, 4, to fatally shoot playmate