New Jersey attorney general not intervening in Kim lawsuit after calling county line ‘unconstitutional’

New Jersey Attorney General Matt Platkin sent a letter to a federal judge saying the county line is “unconstitutional” and that he does not plan to defend it in court.

Platkin said the attorney general’s office does not plan to intervene in the lawsuit brought by Rep. Andy Kim (D-NJ) against more than a dozen county clerks for using the county line.

“The Attorney General writes to inform this Court of his decision not to intervene in this matter,” according to the letter. “In light of the evidentiary record, the Attorney General has concluded that the challenged statutes are unconstitutional and therefore will not be defending them.”

The attorney general’s move does not necessarily mean Judge Zahid N. Quraishi will outlaw the county line system, but it would make that
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