Tag: appeal

U.S. Supreme Court takes up Bridget Kelly’s Bridgegate case

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The highest court in the land will have its say on the Bridgegate scandal. On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court accepted the case (the legal jargon is “granted a petition for certiorari”) of Bridget Anne Kelly, the Read More

Bridgegate defendants Baroni, Kelly see their convictions (mostly) upheld

NEWARK, N.J. — An attempt by Bridgegate co-defendants Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly to escape jail time came up short on Tuesday when a U.S. federal appeals court upheld most of the pair’s convictions stemming from the infamous, politically-motivated 2013 lane Read More

BRIDGEGATE: Attorneys for Kelly, Baroni press clients’ cases in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, P.A. — Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni received 18 months and 2 years, respectively, for their roles in the infamous Bridgegate scandal that crippled then-Governor Chris Christie’s presidential aspirations. On Tuesday, the pair returned to federal court (this time Read More

N.J. Supreme Court won’t hear Jersey City appeal of reval contract case

The breach-of-contract case centered around the aborted Jersey City property revaluation may finally be over, with the New Jersey Supreme Court declining last week to hear the city’s appeal of the $1 million judgment. The city’s request for the court’s Read More

Pallone asks Trump administration to support N.J. sports betting appeal

WASHINGTON — In his quest to legalize sports betting in New Jersey, Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. is seeking help from President Donald Trump’s administration. Pallone (D-6th Dist.) is asking Acting Solicitor General Jeff Wall in a letter to be sent Read More

SCOTUS Isn’t Coming to Bob Menendez’s Rescue

Bob Menendez‘s upcoming vote on the Gorsuch nomination is no longer relevant, Save Jerseyans. Back in December, Menendez’s lawyers filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that his pending federal bribery charges infringe upon legislative activity protected by the United States Read More