Ex-Prosecutor Asks NJ Panel To Probe Nixed Indictments

Law360, New York (February 14, 2014, 7:40 PM EST) -- A former prosecutor is urging a New Jersey panel probing links between Gov. Chris Christie's administration and last year's closure of George Washington Bridge access lanes to also shine a light on the dismissal of indictments against a former county sheriff and two subordinates.

The way the state attorney general's office handled charges against former Hunterdon County Sheriff Deborah Trout, former Undersheriff Michael Russo and former Investigator John Falat Jr. — who were all active in Republican politics — amounts to official misconduct, one-time First Assistant...
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