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Katherine Hartman just obtained a settlement for a former Collingswood High School Coach who alleged he was terminated for objecting to racist comments and instructions from members of the administration, including the Athletic Director, High School Principal and Superintendent. Read More...
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National Love Your Lawyer Day is a day in which lawyers and judges are celebrated for all the good they do, often thanklessly. On this day, the public is asked to let their favorite legal eagles know how much they love and appreciate them. “Call your attorney and say Happy Lawyer’s Day! or thanks for...
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The New Jersey Supreme Court has now made it easier for police to conduct warrantless searches of vehicles. In State v. Witt, the court overturned the previous standard for searching vehicles which required the police to get a warrant in most circumstances because they found the was unworkable in practice. The warrantless search of a vehicle...
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Expungements are like an eraser that can wipe your record clean. You can get an expungement after two years for a Municipal Ordinance Conviction, five years after a Disorderly Persons Conviction or ten years after you have completed probation or a prison sentence for an eligible indictable crime. Recently the court has been willing to...
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In a unanimous decision by the New Jersey Supreme Court the court held that law enforcement cannot enter a disabled vehicle to gather proof of registration and insurance, without asking the driver for the information or asking permission. In the case, State v. Keaton, a state trooper was on I-295 when he was called to...
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If you are convicted of Driving While Intoxicated, or Refusal (to provide a breath sample), your license will be suspended. If you drive during that period of suspension, and you have previously been convicted of driving during that suspension period, you face mandatory jail time. In fact, you could be charged with a fourth degree...
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