New Jersey

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

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