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Theft By Unlawful Taking Felony or Misdemeanor?
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If you’re under arrest for theft crimes in New Jersey, you know you’re in for some serious consequences. Punishment for theft by unlawful taking can range from fines to jail time. Here’s what you need to know. What is Theft by Unlawful Taking? The New Jersey Code of Criminal Justice defines theft by unlawful taking

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Where Criminal Justice and Immigration Reform Collide
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Does deportation sometimes help defendants avoid prosecution? Immigrants accused of a crime can take advantage of the United States justice and deportation system to evade justice. Thanks to Criminal Justice and Immigration Reform, there are several instances of undocumented immigrants have escaped prosecution for their crimes by deportation. How are Criminal Justice and Immigration Reform

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Will New Jersey Allow Legal Recreational Marijuana?
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With nine states and Washington D.C already allowing legal recreational marijuana, it looks like New Jersey is right around the corner to becoming the 10th state. The legalization of medical marijuana has grown in popularity across the United States. But, recreational marijuana has had a tough time being accepted by state governments around the nation.

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Why Some Cities Won’t Support Legalization of Marijuana in NJ
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The laws surrounding marijuana have been changing so quickly lately around the country. It’s almost impossible to believe that some areas are allowing for recreational use of marijuana. Especially, considering that the federal laws are still the same. New Jersey is just one of the states that are making changes. However, there are some that

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Would College Students Face Misconduct Charges for Legalized Weed?
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Marijuana. We all know that over time, more and more states are growing accustomed to the idea of legalization of the contraband. If a state like New Jersey decides to legalize marijuana recreationally, you can expect that many students face misconduct charges. Why? Well, when it comes to legalization of marijuana between the federal government

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10 Facts to Know About Ketamine
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What exactly is Ketamine? Depending on who you ask, you might get a few different answers. Ketamine is the generic name for the drug Ketalar, but it’s mostly referred to as Ketamine. Ketamine is a medication used for anesthesia and inducing unconsciousness in medical settings. However, as more people experiment with this drug, both its

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How Do Criminal Defense Lawyers Beat DUI Cases in New Jersey?
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If police officers in New Jersey arrest you for driving under the influence, it does not mean you don’t still have a fighting chance to beat the DUI case. In fact, DUI cases in New Jersey have a better chance of being thrown out in 2018 than a decade ago, according to recent statistics. In

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Sobriety Checkpoints: What Are Your Rights?
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Facing sobriety checkpoints is always unnerving, even when you haven’t had a drop to drink. Flashing lights, badges, guns, and questions from police can make your heart race and your palms sweat on the wheel. Find out how best to handle a sobriety checkpoint to protect your rights and your future. What are Sobriety Checkpoints?

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What Are the Different Types of Crimes?
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No matter what state you live in, crimes fall under different groups to classify them. This grouping typically reflects the seriousness of the different types of crimes committed. There are usually three different classifications that these types of crimes divide up into by the courts. It typically starts at the lowest classification up to the highest.

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What Happens When You Violate Probation in NJ
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Did you violate probation in NJ? If you were convicted of a crime in the state of New Jersey and the judge has sentenced you to a period of probation, there will be a list of rules you must follow. Break even one of them, and you will violate your probation. Violating probation in New Jersey can

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