NJ Judge Won't Recuse Himself In Newark Property Battle

Law360, New York (January 25, 2013, 6:21 PM EST) -- A judge on Friday refused to remove himself from ongoing litigation between New United Corp. and Essex County Vocational Schools over a condominium property in Newark, N.J., saying that New United's recusal motion was based on “unsubstantiated suspicions” and “unfounded conclusions.”

New United — which previously thwarted a condemnation bid by ECVS — argued earlier this month that Essex County Superior Court Judge Paul Vichness had repeatedly accepted unsworn, ex parte statements from opposing counsel as true in disputes over the 6.8-acre United Campus and improperly...
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