Probe Into NJ Judicial Politics Finds No Misconduct

Law360, New York (January 9, 2013, 4:33 PM EST) -- An investigation into claims that a Republican state senator tried to pressure two Superior Court judges into convincing a Democratic lawmaker to sign off on a judicial nominee revealed no evidence of misconduct, the state Supreme Court announced Wednesday.

The high court revealed portions of a report from the Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct, which probed the misconduct allegations from former Acting Gov. and current State Senator Richard J. Codey and state Senators Ronald R. Rice and Nia H. Gill concerning purported communications between an unnamed...
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