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Lawmakers Applaud Efforts To Bring Legal Sports Betting To New Jersey

TRENTON – State Senators Raymond J. Lesniak and Jeff Van Drew, the prime sponsors of legislation authorizing sports wagering in New Jersey, and state Senator Jim Whelan, the chair of the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee, today applauded efforts by Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ-06) to amend the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) to allow New Jersey to regulate sports wagering within its borders.

Christie Makes Historic Supreme Court Nominations

TRENTON – Governor Chris Christie today made two historic nominations to the New Jersey State Supreme Court with Bruce A. Harris, Mayor of Chatham, a lawyer with over 20 years of legal experience, and Phillip H. Kwon, First Assistant Attorney General in the Department of Law and Public Safety and former Deputy Chief of the U.S. Attorney’s Office Criminal Division.

Voice of the People: Judge Rejects Injustice

Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan rejected a proposed $285 million settlement in a Citibank fraud case and challenged the Securities and Exchange Commission’s policy of allowing defendants to resolve an action without admitting or denying the allegations.