Conflict Upends NJ Firefighter Sexual Misconduct Decision

Law360, New York (August 6, 2013, 9:08 PM EDT) -- An Atlantic City, N.J., firefighter accused of a sexual misconduct with a group of young women while on duty has won the reversal of a decision backing his termination, with the state Appellate Division ruling Tuesday that an administrative judge should have recused himself from the case.

The administrative law judge who sustained charges of unbecoming conduct and misuse of public property against Richard C. Williams Jr. has a son who is an associate in a law firm representing one of the women in a civil...
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