NJ Judge In Hot Water Over Relationship With Stripper

Law360, New York (August 1, 2013, 7:33 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey judicial ethics watchdog has accused a municipal judge in Elizabeth and Rahway of misconduct for getting chummy with an exotic dancer who wanted to scrub a domestic violence case against her boyfriend over which the arbiter had presided, according to charges posted Thursday.

Judge Roman A. Montes discovered that the dancer had been before him in Rahway Municipal Court while socializing with her at Breathless, a city go-go bar, in December 2012, and later verbally instructed court personnel to transfer the case based...
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