NJ Court Nixes Challenge To State Worker Pension Reform

Law360, New York (June 14, 2013, 8:06 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey state judge Thursday quashed a lawsuit brought by a coalition of state employees challenging pension reforms passed by Gov. Chris Christie's administration, ruling the employees lacked standing to sue and failed to demonstrate the harm they alleged was actual rather than hypothetical.

Superior Court Judge Mary C. Jacobson dismissed a suit filed by unions representing New Jersey’s police officers, firefighters, teachers and other state employees, in which they alleged that Christie’s administration had violated the union members’ constitutional rights by passing a law...
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