New Jersey

Entertainment & Sports Law

Vikings’ Adrian Peterson says sorry for hurting son, 4, in latest incident to test new NFL policy

First Amendment

3rd Circuit upholds ban on gay-conversion therapy for underage youths; will SCOTUS take the case?

Legal Ethics

Suspended lawyer blames leisure lifestyle for misstatements, acknowledges snarky emails

Criminal Justice

Former Ravens player Ray Rice got no special treatment in criminal case, lawyers say

Criminal Justice

State’s courts told to dismiss 17,000 red-light tickets because notice wasn’t sent to drivers

Legal Ethics

Restriction on judicial quotes in lawyer ads violates First Amendment, 3rd Circuit rules

Judiciary

Judge is accused of ‘extreme and personal’ hostility toward lawyer

White-Collar Crime

Pro se attorney credits holy card for acquittal in racketeering trial, along with 2 other lawyers

Legal Ethics

Solo is censured for failing to detect paralegal’s participation in mortgage fraud scheme

Court Security

Woman who says she was attacked in court by sheriff’s deputy settles civil rights lawsuit for $90K

Evidence

Defendant’s ‘disturbing’ rap lyrics should not have been admitted at trial, NJ high court says

Paralegals

Paralegal’s suit claims law firm should have paid for overtime

Law Firms

Five months after fire, lawyers are back at work in rehabbed office; arson case is ongoing

Legal Marketing & Consulting

Solo claims two law firms stole his website content, harming his Google search-result position

Tort Law

2 men who say they discarded $1M winning Powerball ticket sue lottery commission

Criminal Justice

NJ man is accused of conning foreign nation into paying $3.5M to sham law firm

Animal Law

Sprung from zoo by DNA test, hybrid bobcat exits home pen; owner now faces new court date

Criminal Justice

Job offers lured men to NJ town where threats and violence procured religious divorces, feds say

Religious Law

Suit asks NJ school district to remove ‘under God’ from pledge of allegiance

First Amendment

Woman says in lawsuit that she was denied personalized atheist license plate