NJ Senate Confirms 2 Prosecutors, Dozens Of Judgeships

The New Jersey Senate on Thursday confirmed 31 attorneys nominated by Gov. Chris Christie for judgeships and two to county prosecutor roles following nearly five hours of testimony before a judiciary committee of lawmakers, some of them industry peers.

Ascending to a judgeship is a “roller-coaster process” in New Jersey, which is home to 100,000 registered attorneys, Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Nicholas P. Scutari, a Union County Democrat who is also a lawyer, said to the jurist hopefuls during the committee’s meeting Thursday morning. Only about...

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