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Many NJ Educators Discharged Since “Pass the Trash” Law Went Into Effect

In New Jersey, state legislators and law enforcement officials have put a significant emphasis over the last few years on investigating and responding to allegations of sexual abuse committed by teachers and school staff against students and children. As a result of these efforts, multiple teachers have been arrested for sex crimes involving students and children. New Jersey’s “Pass the…

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Individuals Charged With Marijuana Crimes Want New Chance in First-Time Offender Programs. New Marijuana Law Isn’t Helping

Individuals who had previously taken advantage of New Jersey’s diversionary programs for marijuana possession offenses are now seeking a second shot at these programs following the legalization of marijuana in the state, arguing that they had effectively wasted their eligibility for diversionary programs on crimes state officials now say they should not have been arrested for in the first place.…

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Governor Murphy Signs Historic Law Banning New Jersey Landlords From Asking Records About Criminal Records

The most obvious consequences of criminal charges include legal fines and jail time. However, there are many other factors that defendants often forget. One of these is how having a criminal record can impact your career and living opportunities. Most people know that a background check can prevent you from finding employment in certain careers. However, it can also prevent…

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Things to Know During The Memorial Day Traffic Crackdown

Every year, law enforcement across New Jersey engages in increased enforcement efforts during the Memorial Day weekend. If you plan to be out and about in New Jersey during the holiday weekend, you should familiarize yourself with what to expect during the traffic crackdown, and what to expect if you are ticketed or arrested during Memorial Day weekend.  New Jersey…

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Sentence for Assault in New Jersey

Assault represents one of the most serious violent crimes under New Jersey state law. If you’ve been arrested and charged with assault in New Jersey, you may wonder what kind of sentence you could receive if you are ultimately convicted on your charges. Continue reading to find out what the average sentence for assault is in New Jersey and how…

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New Jersey State Senator Facing DWI Charges After Colliding with Parked Cars

A state senator was charged with DWI after a collision with parked vehicles in Jersey City. State Senator Arrested on DWI Charge New Jersey State Senator Sandra Cunningham was arrested for DWI after she crashed into three parked vehicles on the morning of March 4, 2021. State Sen. Cunningham denied being intoxicated at the time of the accident and instead…

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Final Vote Expected on NJ Bill That Would Eliminate Mandatory Minimum Prison Sentences for 29 Crimes

A bill is awaiting approval in the New Jersey state Assembly, which would eliminate mandatory minimum prison sentences for various crimes.  State Senate Approves Bill Eliminating Mandatory Minimums Bill S-3456 was approved by the state Senate in February without debate and advanced to an Assembly committee meeting. The bill, if passed and signed into law, would eliminate the requirement to…

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Bruce Springsteen’s DWI, Reckless Driving Charges Dismissed

Musician Bruce Springsteen had his reckless driving and driving while intoxicated (DWI) charges dismissed by a court late last month.  Springsteen Arrested Last November for DWI Springsteen was arrested by park rangers in Sandy Hook’s Gateway National Recreation Area on November 14, 2020, after the rangers witnessed Springsteen accept and consume a couple of shots of liquor from a group…

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Garden State? More Like Cannabis State: Weed Now Legal in New Jersey

On Monday, February 22, 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed three bills into effect, officially decriminalizing marijuana. What does this mean though? Can you possess any amount of marijuana and not get arrested? Will your criminal record be expunged? Our criminal defense attorneys answer these questions and more below. Continue reading to learn more now that weed is legal…

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