Trenton's Mayor Mack Can't Stall Hearing On His Ouster

Law360, New York (February 21, 2014, 7:28 PM EST) -- A New Jersey judge on Thursday denied a request by Trenton Mayor Tony Mack, who was found guilty earlier this month of six conspiracy and fraud charges, to postpone a Wednesday office-forfeiture hearing so he could seek counsel.

The convicted mayor wrote a letter to Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson, saying the city’s legal department had informed him he would need city council approval before hiring legal representation. Mack said he was notified Feb. 19 that he was required to respond by Feb. 24 regarding the...
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