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874 ABA Journal New Jersey articles.

State supreme court suspends former judge accused of harboring boyfriend sought in robbery
The New Jersey Supreme Court has suspended an ex-judge who was accused seven years ago of helping her boyfriend evade police.
New Jersey federal judge: ‘Monster’ who killed my son had dossier on us; we need judicial privacy
Federal judges should not have to live in fear, U.S. District Judge Esther Salas of the District of New Jersey said in a video statement Monday.
Accused of hiding asbestos evidence, Cahill Gordon and chemical company agree to pay $73M
Cahill Gordon & Reindel and the chemical company BASF have agreed to pay $72.5 million to settle claims that the law firm and a company acquired by BASF had hidden evidence of asbestos in talc products during litigation.
Suspect in killing at federal judge’s home is linked to slaying of California lawyer
The FBI announced Wednesday that it has evidence linking the prime suspect in the killing of a federal judge’s son to the slaying of a rival men’s rights lawyer in California.
Men’s rights lawyer, now dead, is suspect in fatal shooting at federal judge’s home
A lawyer has been identified as the prime suspect in a Sunday evening shooting that killed the son of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas and wounded her lawyer husband.
Federal judge’s son killed, her lawyer husband wounded in shooting at their home
A gunman dressed as a FedEx driver killed the son of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas of the District of New Jersey and wounded her lawyer husband Sunday evening.
Louisiana backs out of in-person and remote July bar exams, and New Jersey cancels as well
Instead of following a May plan to shorten the Louisiana bar exam from three days to one, and offer it in person and online, the state announced Wednesday that both July tests will be canceled.
Afternoon Briefs: Michael Cohen sent back to jail; former state chief justice’s suit against actor can proceed

Trump’s former personal lawyer returns to jail after refusing home confinement terms

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, was returned to jail Thursday after refusing to sign a…

Supreme Court upholds exemption allowing employers to skip contraceptive coverage
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld Trump administration rules that allow employers to nix contraceptive coverage for employees based on religious or conscience objections.
Police union sues state attorney general over plans to publish names of disciplined cops
The union that represents New Jersey state troopers is suing New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal to stop his plan to publicly release the names of troopers who have been disciplined.
Judge is removed from bench after asking woman whether she closed her legs to prevent rape
The New Jersey Supreme Court on Tuesday removed a judge from the bench who asked a woman whether she had tried to close her legs to stop a sexual assault.
Proposal would require New Jersey lawyers to reveal client information showing wrongful conviction
An ethics proposal in New Jersey would create an exception to the duty of client confidentiality when a lawyer has information that an innocent person has been wrongly incarcerated.
Lawyer is suspended for giving client’s business a bad review in ‘good for the gander’ retaliation
A New Jersey lawyer has been suspended from practice for a year partly because he disclosed a former client’s criminal past in a negative review of her massage business.
‘Bridgegate’ convictions tossed by Supreme Court, which says federal corruption laws don’t apply
On Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the political corruption convictions of two former New Jersey officials involved in a scheme to close down the George Washington Bridge for political punishment.
3rd Circuit revives judge’s claims against court officials over seized tape recorder, harassment
A New Jersey superior court judge can sue her assignment judge and other court officials for alleged constitutional and statutory violations, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.

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