New Jersey

Intellectual Property Law

News anchor sues Hasbro over hamster toy, calls look-alike rodent with same name ‘demeaning’

Law Firms

Lawyer’s husband pleads guilty in scheme to bilk the BigLaw firms where she worked

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Man will be resentenced over trial judge’s comments in unrelated case

Family Law

Leaving toddler in car isn’t necessarily child neglect, state supreme court says

Antitrust Law

After NLRB loss, attorney for would-be Northwestern football union points to lawsuit against NCAA

Work/Life Balance

Rutgers law grad wins gold at Pan American Games, qualifying for 2016 Olympics

Corporate Law

Merchants say lawyer should lose $32M fee award over alleged email contact with opposing counsel

Criminal Justice

New Jersey judge bans woman from entering any Wal-Mart store in the country

Careers

Former lawyer who served time in hit-and-run case now runs resource center for ex-prisoners

Law Firms

Judge grants subpoena request for Gibson Dunn interview notes for report exonerating Chris Christie

Legal Ethics

Top state court to hear case of lawyers accused of asking paralegal to ‘friend’ litigant on Facebook

Legal Ethics

New Jersey considers harms of admission by motion; is ban protectionist?

Trials & Litigation

Courtroom mic, left on during recess, picks up lawyer’s assertion that prosecutor is ‘in my pocket’

Legal Marketing

Stolen bronze baseball statues had made law firm a local landmark

Real Estate & Property Law

Letters from unknown ‘Watcher’ spark suit against seller of upscale home and title company

White-Collar Cime

Closing attorney gets 12 months for his role in mortgage-fraud scheme

Criminal Justice

Prosecutors allege lawyer accumulated $800K in cash, structured bank deposits to avoid IRS reports

Careers

Judicial law clerk quits after taking heat for Web posts criticizing state trooper who died in crash

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer sues owner of racehorse American Pharoah for $10M, says response to client’s suit defamed him

Criminal Justice

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