Judge Won't Be Ousted Over Fugitive Ex, NJ Justices Say

By Bill Wichert (March 19, 2020, 8:38 PM EDT) -- A split New Jersey Supreme Court on Thursday said it would not oust a state judge over her purported failure to notify police about her then-fugitive boyfriend's whereabouts despite an ethics panel's recommendation to kick her off the bench for such conduct, handing a victory to the embattled jurist.

In an order approved by four justices, the Supreme Court denied Superior Court Judge Carlia M. Brady's motion to dismiss a presentment from the state's Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct recommending her ouster, but said she would not be removed from her post.

The court "determined on its review of the matter...

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