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What Are Your Miranda Rights?
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Anyone who has seen the police arresting someone on TV knows what your Miranda Rights sound like. You may even have them memorized by now. But, do you know what they are and what they mean? To some people, they are just words that make your show more interesting. But, when your life hinges on

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The Biggest Drug Busts in New Jersey
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Every state in the US has its fair share of drug busts. Drugs are everywhere, and the police often catch people in the act. New Jersey is no exception; over the years, the state has had some notable drug busts. Here’s a look at the biggest busts in the sate. 1. The Inferno Busts In

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New Jersey Sexual Assault Laws: The Complete Guide
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In any state of the US, sexual assault is a serious offense. New Jersey is no exception to the rule. The courts take a sexual assault charge very seriously, and the penalty can be harsh. Find out everything that you should know about New Jersey sexual assault laws. And if you find yourself facing a

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America’s Drug Epidemic and the Rise in Drug Crimes
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An American Epidemic Drug crimes are a huge problem in America. The country is in the throes of a dangerous epidemic with over 59,000 drug related deaths occurring in 2016, a 19% increase from 2015. Today drug overdoses are the mosts common cause of death for Americans over the age of 50. These staggering statistics

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Distribution of Narcotics in New Jersey
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There are different laws governing possession and distribution of narcotics. There are many factors that determine the charges you will face. The weight, packaging, as well as the narcotic, are the factors that can turn simple possession into a more serious charge. Distribution of narcotics and possession with the intent to distribute are more serious

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What is a Hate Crime in New Jersey?
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Hate crime convictions have serious and life-altering consequences. New Jersey takes hate crimes very seriously and as such the penalties are severe. Also, there has been an increase in prosecution of these crimes in recent years. This increase is likely due to the high-profile nature of a hate crime. Media outlets cover these types of stories

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New Jersey Felony Laws VS Misdemeanor Laws
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You may know that there are two levels of criminal charges, felonies, and misdemeanors. However, what you may not know is what makes a crime one or the other. What crimes are misdemeanors? What crimes are felonies? Are the penalties for felonies and misdemeanors different? How does a felony or misdemeanor effect your future? This

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New Jersey Civil Forfeiture Laws
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You may think the only people that can have their property seized by state or local police departments are criminals. However, this is not always the case. New Jersey is one of 35 states to receive a D or worse grade from the Institute for Justice. The Institute for Justice is a Washington, D.C. based libertarian legal

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NJ Drug Laws and Penalties: The Basics
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There is a drug epidemic sweeping the nation. New Jersey is one of the states that has seen some of the largest problems concerning substance abuse. Today we are going to take a look at NJ drug laws and the different classifications of drugs. Drug Classifications One of the factors in determining the punishment for

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The Difference Between Petty Theft and Grand Theft in New Jersey
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According to the law, any kind of theft is considered a crime. However, for anyone who has seen a movie, it’s extremely clear that there are different types of crime. Someone stealing a pack of gum from a convenience store falls into the category of theft, but it does not exist on the same level

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