- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 25, 2014

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - For an upcoming hearing, a judge has merged the cases of two former aides to Gov. Chris Christie who say they shouldn’t be forced to share documents with lawmakers investigating a political payback scandal.

State Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson ruled Tuesday that she would consider the cases of former deputy chief of staff Bridget Kelly and former campaign manager Bill Stepien together on March 11.

Lawyers for both have said they should not have to give documents to the lawmakers in part because of their right not to self-incriminate. Federal prosecutors are looking into the same case.

The judge also ruled that Kelly’s lawyer can have three additional days to file legal arguments. They’re now due March 6.


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