NJ Police Chief's Retaliation Suit Falls In 3rd Circ.

Law360, New York (February 22, 2013, 5:48 PM EST) -- The Third Circuit on Wednesday refused to revive a deputy police chief's lawsuit claiming the former mayor of Edison, N.J., discriminated against him because of his support for a political rival, finding an insufficient link between any political animosity and the alleged retaliatory acts.

Edison Deputy Police Chief Carmelo Vaticano contended that, based on his support for an opponent of one-time Mayor Jun Choi in a 2005 primary election, Choi not only schemed to deny him the job of chief and hand the position to those...
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