NJ Justices To Review New Trial Order Over 'Judge Shopping'

Law360 (November 8, 2019, 11:08 PM EST) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court has agreed to review an appellate decision that overturned a jury decision in favor of a spurned job-seeker because the trial judge had created an "appearance of impropriety" by working behind the scenes to get assigned to the case.

The state's high court agreed to take up the case on Thursday without further comment.

The case was decided by the appellate court in June, with the panel overturning a $237,000 verdict in favor of investment adviser Jed Goldfarb, who alleged that he had quit his job based on a job offer by David Solimine, only to...

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