Shoplifting Penalties in New Jersey

Posted by on July 18, 2016 in Criminal Law | 0 comment

The penalties for shoplifting vary from state, and in New Jersey, if you walk out of a store without paying for an item of merchandise, you may face community service, fines or even jail time. Because the state of New Jersey considers shoplifting to be a crime of moral turpitude, a convicted shoplifter who is […]

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New Jersey Closer to Flavored Vaping Ban

Posted by on June 14, 2016 in Health Law | 0 comment

The use of electronic cigarettes, commonly referred to as “vaping,” has become increasingly more popular in New Jersey and other states. Vaping involves an electric device that converts a flavored liquid into vapor. Some of these liquids contain nicotine, but others just deliver flavor. Many proponents of vaping believe it is a healthier alternative to tobacco […]

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Feds Setup ‘University of Northern New Jersey’ to Target Visa Fraud

Posted by on May 18, 2016 in Immigration Law | 0 comment

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) announced on April 5, 2016, that the “University of Northern New Jersey” (“UNNJ”) had been a sting operation for the past 2½ years. The Department of Homeland Security setup the University of Northern New Jersey to help catch those who were providing forged work authorization forms to hundreds of students. […]

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New Jersey’s Little Known Paid Family Leave Law

Posted by on April 8, 2016 in Family Law | 0 comment

Recently San Francisco and New York have made headline news for their updated paid family leave laws for families that need to take time off of work to care for a new child or tend to a sick family member. However, few people realize that New Jersey has had a similar law in place for the […]

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New Jersey Proposes Lowering Legal Drinking Age

Posted by on March 14, 2016 in Criminal Law | 0 comment

A bill filed in the New Jersey General Assembly would lower the legal drinking age to eighteen, under the rationale that if you can vote, buy a home, get married, and serve in the military, then you should be able to purchase and consume alcohol. A recent editorial in the Star-Ledger, in opposition to the […]

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