Wildstein Gets Probation for Bridgegate Role

, New Jersey Law Journal


David Wildstein, once a powerful staffer at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey who admitted to masterminding what came to be known as the "Bridgegate" scheme, has avoided prison time.

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  • AD - Associate

    Wait a minute. The person who masterminded this debacle is only getting probation? I think the Court should‘ve rejected the negotiated plea and given the defendant at least 3-6 months jail time.

  • Warren

    Great lesson for all to learn here -- the person most responsible for this idiotic scheme gets off pretty much scot-free because he was selfish enough to turn in the two dolts who went along with or tried to cover up his dopey idea after the fact. When people finally lose all respect for our judicial process, don‘t act surprised.

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