Attorney Michael Critchley cited Kelly’s Fifth Amendment and Fourth Amendment constitutional rights to deny the legislative committee’s subpoena asking for records.
March 7, 2014


The lawyer for Bridget Anne Kelly, one of the key figures in the George Washington Bridge lane closures scandal, filed legal papers Thursday arguing that his client should not be forced to hand over documents to the legislative committee investigating the matter.

Attorney Michael Critchley, said Kelly, who was Gov. Chris Christie’s deputy chief of staff, is "a subject of the investigation" being run by federal prosecutors. At the same time, he lambasted the co-chairman of the legislative committee for "rushing to judgment" in its investigation of the controversy.

In a 43-page brief submitted...

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