NJ Municipal Judge Charged With Groping Woman

Law360 (September 13, 2019, 10:07 AM EDT) -- New Jersey municipal court Judge Nino Falcone has been criminally charged and suspended for allegedly groping a woman in his law office and telling her to let him “play” with her, according to court documents made available Friday.

The state’s highest court issued the suspension order on Thursday after Falcone was charged with one fourth-degree count of criminal sexual contact in connection with the alleged incident at his office about two weeks ago. Falcone, 78, of North Bergen, New Jersey, served as a judge in the township’s municipal court.

The order stated that the Supreme Court had determined that “there is...

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