Colleagues Mourn Loss Of NJ Bankruptcy Judge Morris Stern

Law360, New York (February 14, 2014, 9:01 PM EST) -- U.S. District Court Judge Morris Stern, a 12-year veteran of the bankruptcy court in Newark, N.J., died last week at 72 following a battle with cancer and was remembered Friday as a judge whose legal keenness was only matched by his scruples.

Judge Stern, called “Mickey” by friends and colleagues alike, died in his Millburn, N.J., home on Feb. 12, following a 21-month fight with cancer, according to a court spokesman. A 1962 graduate of Rutgers University School of Law, Judge Stern began his career clerking...
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