Tag: bail

Hugin pounces after Menendez’s buddy Melgen fails to land a new trial

MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J. — The worst criminal in the history of U.S. medicare fraud happens to be Senator Bob Menendez’s good buddy.  Today, that criminal (Salomon Melgen) was denied bail and a new trial as he awaits the outcome of an appeal. Read More

Will Christie’s bail reform be killed by small but powerful N.J. council?

TRENTON — A small but powerful state oversight body is slated to hear arguments Wednesday in a fight over whether New Jersey’s massive bail system overhaul is unconstitutional. The Council on Local Mandates, which has the power to strike down Read More