New Jersey

Judiciary

Many courts close early Monday, plan to stay shuttered Tuesday as predicted monster snowstorm looms

Judiciary

Judges who dined with indicted friend violated revised ethics rule, court says

White Collar Crime

Lawyer who duped investors with fake Facebook stock gets 46 months

Securities Law

Fired Simpson Thacher managing clerk is indicted, accused of surfing firm computers for merger info

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer indicted in mortgage-fraud case, accused of using another attorney’s identity on closing docs

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer persuades jury that accused bank robber, 66, simply wanted to open an account

Trials & Litigation

Accused bank robber, 66, was simply trying to open an account, his lawyer argues

Labor & Employment

Former judge loses suit claiming bias after disclosure of his affair with bailiff

Law Firms

Two BigLaw firms paid $5.75M to partner’s fake companies, prosecutors allege

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is reprimanded for lying about appeal; client repeated assertion in TV interview

Criminal Justice

Prosecutor defends gun possession arrest of man who can’t use his arms

Animal Law

Lawmakers say piercings and tattoos are for people, not pets

Celebrities

‘Real Housewives’ star files $5M suit against her bankruptcy lawyer, blames him for prison sentence

Consumer Law

Suit smells something amiss with unscented deodorant

Trials & Litigation

Man who fell out of reclining chair during deposition loses negligence case against law firm

Family Law

Judge orders parents to pay estranged daughter’s $16K annual college tuition

Evidence

‘Hunters’ targeted lawyer as ‘prey’ in fatal carjacking at upscale mall, retired detective says

First Amendment

New Jersey supremes consider law banning habitual profanity in front of minors

Judiciary

Retired judge claims courthouse asbestos gave him cancer

Elder Law

Elder law attorney accused of stealing from clients and estates takes plea, will forfeit $3M