The governor’s proposed constitutional amendment would put New Jersey’s bail laws in line with the federal system.
The judge made the decision citing security concerns even beyond worries about its potential as a terrorism target.
A federal grand jury cleared a Pleasantville, N.Y., police officer of wrongdoing.
The exam has been subject to judicial oversight since it was determined past exams had been unfair to minority candidates.
“During the past 12 years, the cost of living increased by 40 percent, eroding judicial salaries,” said Vincent E. Doyle III, president of the lawyers’ group. Yet “judges’ salaries will have risen 27 percent over a 15-year period, far less than the projected inflation rate.”
Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman said in an interview that it’s a good compromise in hard economic times.
The judge said the EEOC supported its claim of a pervasive bias with no statistical evidence of discrimination and about 10 statements from four or five managers or executives in a company of 10,000 employees, 603 of whom took maternity leave during a six-year span covered by the lawsuit.
The law would have required such centers to detail whether they provided abortions or emergency contraception, and whether they had a licensed medical provider on-site. The law was to go into effect on Thursday.
A Staten Island woman who was getting $850 a month in alimony because she was supposedly disabled and unable to work had to give the payments up after her ex-husband spotted photos of her belly dancing on the Internet.
Federal Judge Alvin Hellerstein was to conduct the two-day hearing Friday and Monday after concluding pre-trial work is in “substantial disarray.”
U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan sentenced Ahmed Ghailani to life, calling the attacks “horrific.” He also ordered Ghailani to pay $33 million in restitution.
The same outcome was expected for Ahmed Ghailani as if he were convicted on all counts — life imprisonment at his sentencing Tuesday.
Federal Judge Lewis Kaplan repeatedly told a lawyer for Ahmed Ghailani that he didn’t understand his arguments at a hearing Thursday.
Lawmakers voted last year to allow the seizure of cards after two to three years as a way to raise about $80 million and help balance the state’s budget.
A judge has denied the city’s attempt to cut short a 10-day delay in the planned layoffs of more than 150 Newark police officers.
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