New Jersey Superior Court Judge John Russo Jr., whose judicial career has been marked with ethics charges and battles with superiors, now faces a sexual harassment suit by his former law clerk.

Valisha Desir claims the harassment took place after she became Russo’s law clerk in Ocean County, N.J., Superior Court in January 2017. The suit was filed by Neil Mullin at Smith Mullin in Montclair, N.J.

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