♦ Winners …

  • INTERNET GAMBLING
    A Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind Poll shows opposition to e-betting dropped to 46 percent, from 67 percent in 2011.
  • LOCKHEED MARTIN
    Finding the federal Labor Management Relations Act pre-emptive, a judge dismisses an engineer’s state-law claims that the company breached a collective bargaining pact.
  • MARTY SMALL
    A state judge says the Atlantic City councilman, having been acquitted of election fraud, can sue the Attorney General’s Office for alleged malicious prosecution.

… & Losers ♦

  • CELLPHONING DRIVERS
    The Assembly passes a bill increasing penalties for repeat offenders of laws against cellphone use while driving.
  • LEONARD LUCIANO
    The Essex County freeholder admits to texting while driving, which caused him to crash into a tree.
  • WAL-MART
    A state appeals court reinstates a slip-and-fall suit, finding evidence the company had constructive knowledge of a puddle.