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Ex-Fugitive Beau Dodges Witness Stand At NJ Judge's Trial

Law360 (February 28, 2018, 9:54 PM EST) -- A New Jersey state appeals court ruled Wednesday that a state judge’s former boyfriend cannot be compelled to testify at her trial on charges of hindering his apprehension when he was wanted for armed robbery, saying he asserted a legitimate claim of his constitutional right against self-incrimination.

The two-judge appellate panel reversed a trial court’s Feb. 14 order compelling Jason Prontnicki’s testimony at the trial of suspended Superior Court Judge Carlia M. Brady, finding that taking the witness stand would put him at risk while he...
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