Ex-NJ Prosecutor Fights For Grand Jury Docs In Firing Row

Law360, New York (January 28, 2014, 7:53 PM EST) -- A former prosecutor who claims the New Jersey attorney general's office improperly fired him for protesting the allegedly political dismissal of indictments against local officials connected to Gov. Chris Christie's administration asked an appellate court Tuesday to uphold his ability to access sealed grand jury documents.

As part of an interlocutory appeal in the wrongful termination suit of Bennett Barlyn, the state is challenging the ordered release of grand jury transcripts and exhibits related to the indictments of former Hunterdon County Sheriff Deborah Trout and two...
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