A selection of the need-to-know civil justice news for March 3-9.


Phil Murphy Creates Jobs Council Designed to Improve NJ Economy

Dustin Racioppi | northjersey.com

Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday ordered the creation of a jobs council designed to advise him and recommend ways to follow through on his central promise to improve the state’s economy.

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Meet the General in Phil Murphy’s War on Donald Trump

S.P. Sullivan | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

In the first year of Donald Trump’s administration, the president faced a barrage of legal challenges from left-leaning states on everything from immigration to the environment. For the most part, New Jersey — run by a Republican governor and vocal Trump ally — sat on the sidelines. But Gov. Phil Murphy came to office pledging to take on Trump, and he found his attack dog in Gurbir Grewal, a 44-year-old former state and federal prosecutor born to Indian immigrant parents in northern New Jersey.

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