In New Jersey, Centenary, Caldwell and Felician colleges went co-ed in the 1980’s.
Rutgers University’s Douglass College followed suit in 2006.
That prompted the prosecutor's office to file a motion to remove Benedict as the defense attorney, which Nieves granted.
But the appellate court disagreed with the judge's decision.
At the beginning of the 20th century, a significant number of colleges and universities were single sex institutions.