Governor Corzine taps chief counsel, Stuart Rabner, as next attorney general

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New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine on Thursday tapped his chief counsel, Stuart Rabner, to become the next attorney general. Before being named Corzine's chief legal adviser, 46-year-old Rabner headed the criminal division of the U.S. Attorney's office in Newark. He supervised 100 attorneys and staff who prosecuted terrorism and corruption cases. Rabner replaces outgoing Attorney General Zulima Farber. Farber resigned after a special prosecutor released a report saying she violated state ethics laws by going to the scene of her boyfriend's traffic stop in May. Rabner still needs to be confirmed by the state Senate, which can't be done until the Senate is officially called into session on September 18.Related Information:

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