NJ Court Won't Let Mayor Skirt Misconduct Prosecution

Law360, New York (November 20, 2013, 7:24 PM EST) -- A New Jersey appeals court ruled Wednesday that the mayor of Carlstadt, N.J., shouldn't have been allowed to participate in a pretrial intervention program to avoid being prosecuted for allegedly letting his ex-wife collect benefits through his health care plan after their divorce.

A two-judge panel of the New Jersey Superior Court's Appellate Division held that a trial court last year improperly overruled the state prosecutor's objections to allowing Carlstadt Mayor William Roseman to apply for pretrial intervention — a state program reserved for first-time offenders...
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