Whistleblowing NJ Prosecutor Can't Revive Retaliation Claim

Law360, New York (August 8, 2012, 5:51 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appeals court on Wednesday refused to revive the case of a former head of the Office of the Passaic County Prosecutor's white collar crime and insurance fraud units who claimed he was wrongfully terminated for whistleblowing.

The court said it was satisfied that a jury had weighed the requirements of the state Conscientious Employee Protection Act and the evidence in the case and had reasonably determined that Arthur Margeotes, once the office's chief assistant prosecutor, hadn't demonstrated the necessary elements to back his...
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