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  • New Jersey Makes Big Changes to Rules for Expungement of Drug Crimes

    February 10, 2018

    In a unique move to address the rising opioid crisis and address a long-held sense of unfairness in the criminal justice system when it comes to drug charges, New Jersey governor Chris Christie recently signed a package of legislation modernizing the state’s system for expunging a number of criminal offenses. The three bills in the […]

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  • Juvenile Offenses and Family Court In NJ

    January 30, 2018

    Juvenile criminal matters are usually handled in Family Court where the ultimate goal is rehabilitation of the offender. Sentences are usually much lighter than in adult court, and judges try to avoid incarceration where possible. Prosecutors can petition to have a juvenile’s case moved to the Superior court when serious crimes have been committed like […]

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  • New Jersey’s Medical Marijuana Laws

    January 15, 2018

    New Jersey recently implemented the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act, which allows certain patients to smoke medical marijuana for their conditions. These changing regulations have many questioning if this will impact existing criminal offenses such as driving under the influence of marijuana, smoking marijuana in public and possession laws. It is crucial to […]

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  • To Exercise Your Right to Be Silent, Speak Up

    December 30, 2017

    Thanks to television crime and legal shows, nearly everyone recognizes the phrase “you have the right to remain silent….” This right (along with the right to a lawyer during questioning) are known as the “Miranda rights,” after the 1966 Supreme Court case Miranda v. Arizona. Your Miranda rights apply any time the police question you […]

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  • What is the process for getting something expunged from my record?

    December 15, 2017

    It is definitely a challenge to move forward with your life with a criminal record hanging over your head. You might be in need of income but continually are turned down by potential employers because of your record. Luckily, in the state of New Jersey, there are steps that can be taken in order to […]

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  • Protesting and Resisting Arrest In NJ

    November 15, 2017

    Throughout history, civil rights groups and activists have helped push for social change through peaceful means of protest. America is proud to recognize heroes like Martin Luther King Jr. who helped peacefully push for African American equality in the legal, economic and educational systems. Recent political turmoil and the emergence of civil rights groups that […]

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  • Camden Criminal Lawyers: Search & Seizure Under the Fourth Amendment

    October 30, 2017

    Camden Criminal Lawyers: Search and Seizure and the Fourth Amendment One of the most important rights that a citizen has is their security against unreasonable searches. This right is one cemented by the Fourth Amendment, created as a reaction to British abuses in colonial times, and remains relevant to this day. The Fourth Amendment specifically […]

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  • New Jersey Traffic Violations Lawyers: Avoiding Traffic Ticket in September

    October 23, 2017

    New Jersey Traffic Violations Lawyers: Avoiding a Traffic Ticket This September With school resuming this month, there will be more vehicles on the road during the commute to and from school. These vehicles include parents driving their children to school and bringing them home, teen drivers driving themselves and friends to school, and school buses […]

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  • Camden DUI Lawyers Beat DUIs in New Jersey

    October 16, 2017

    Camden DUI Lawyers: How to Beat a DUI in New Jersey In New Jersey, just as it is throughout the United States, it is illegal to drive a car if your blood alcohol content (BAC) is 0.08 percent or higher. When an officer pulls a driver over under the suspicion that the driver was under […]

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  • Camden Criminal Lawyers Discuss Justified & Unjustified Use of Police Force

    October 09, 2017

    Camden Criminal Lawyers Discuss Justified and Unjustified Use of Police Force With police tactics and use of force coming under national scrutiny, the Washington, DC-based Police Foundation has released an infographic outlining the difference between justified and unjustified use of police force. Camden criminal lawyers report that this infographic defines what the purpose of use […]

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