Law & Justice

April 21, 2021

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Seventh Annual Union County Community, Action, Response, Education, Safety (C.A.R.E.S) Domestic Violence Symposium is scheduled to take place later this week, and those working in fields dedicated to serving victims are being encouraged to register and learn from a host of ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy on Monday announced he will nominate Rockaway Township native Rachel Wainer Apter to serve as an Associate Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court. Wainer Apter, 40, previously served as a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Murphy spoke of ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ - The law firm of Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C., announced that Kerry Cahill, Esq., has joined the firm’s Business and Financial Services Group. She will concentrate her practice in the areas of corporate, finance, real estate and employment law. Cahill’s ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A Hillsborough man on Wednesday admitted defrauding his former employer by using the employer’s account to make unauthorized purchases of high-end electronic devices and selling those items on after-market websites, according to Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig. Ovais Mayet, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo announced today that Salvatore DiStefano, a former Oratory Prep Catholic priest who previously served as the chaplain of Oratory Preparatory School in Summit and who recently resided at Our Lady of Peace Roman Catholic Church in New ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders have approved a $110,000 settlement for a Union County corrections officer, who in a lawsuit claims she was attacked by another guard, subjected to sexual harassment and then targeted for investigation when she reported the alleged ...

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UNION COUNTY — The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders recently allocated tens of thousands of additional dollars to battle two lawsuits, including one suit in which $85,000 has already been spent and another that is one of three complaints filed by women corrections officers in less than 18 ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Prosecutors' offices statewide have worked cooperatively in a sweeping operation to capture 21 accused sexual predators who have been targeting children as young as 6-years-old on the internet. At the August 26 coronavirus press briefing, Colonel Patrick J. Callahan, Superintendent of ...

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NEWARK, NJ - US District Judge Esther Salas released a video message two weeks after her son was killed and husband was shot multiple times during an attack at their North Brusnwick home. While barely holding back tears, she described the days before her son was killed and the moment when she heard ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ - Applications are now being accepted for four, individual scholarships offered by The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey (CPANJ). The CPANJ annually the scholarships -- each of which includes a one-year grant of $3,500 paid directly to the recipient -- to college, graduate ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Prosecutor’s Office implemented a new standard operating procedure on June 22 that requires the Prosecutor’s Office to publicly disclose the name and rank of any investigative employees who commit major disciplinary violations, acting Union County Prosecutor ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday said he intends to nominate Fabiana Pierre-Louis to the New Jersey Supreme Court — a historic move removing New Jersey from the list of 33 states without a black woman on their top courts.  “Justice cannot be blind if those who sit on our highest and most ...

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