NJ Prosecutor's Office Settles Worker's Civil Rights Suit

Law360 (May 8, 2018, 6:24 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey county prosecutor’s office has agreed to pay $625,000 to end a longtime employee’s lawsuit alleging she was involuntarily subjected to psychiatric evaluations and forced to resign, according to a settlement letter filed Monday in federal court.

The payout resolves Barbara Harrington’s allegations she suffered economic and emotional distress from an ordeal purportedly prompted by former Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli’s friendship with the estranged wife of Harrington’s roommate. The suit alleged the wife, attorney Patricia Speake-Martin, was unhappy with Harrington’s living arrangement, so she and Molinelli used a mistaken text message to raise questions about Harrington’s fitness for...

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