No Wrongdoing Over Stripper Relationship, NJ Judge Claims

Law360, New York (August 26, 2013, 4:03 PM EDT) -- A municipal judge in Elizabeth and Rahway, N.J., has denied violating judicial ethics for hobnobbing with a stripper who was seeking the toss of a domestic violence complaint against her boyfriend that had been pending in his court.

In an answer to a complaint from the state Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct, Judge Roman A. Montes rejects claims from the watchdog that he failed to observe high standards or demeaned his office, contending that he acted immediately to terminate any involvement with the case once he...
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