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  • New Jersey’s System for Determining How Dangerous Sex Offenders Are

    • By Jill R. Cohen

      May 24th, 2018

    There are few things as heartbreaking as when a child is sexually harassed, and because of this New Jersey has a complex system in place in order to alert and protect the public from any sex offenders that live in their area. All 21 counties have a method of keeping track of New Jersey’s registered [..]

  • Drug Evidence Tossed by NJ Supreme Court Due to Improper Car Search

    • By Jill R. Cohen

      May 14th, 2018

    Two Lakewood men arrested for possession of drugs that were found in their vehicle have learned that New Jersey’s Supreme Court has ruled that the drugs were improperly obtained. A Justice concluded by a unanimous court that since the prosecutors could not produce evidence or additional witnesses on why the vehicle was initially stopped when [..]

  • Routine Drug Field Tests Being Abandoned Due to Danger for Police Officers

    • By Jill R. Cohen

      April 26th, 2018

    A standard procedure that has been followed by police officers throughout the country for decades is being re-evaluated as claims that the widely used method may carry serious health risks to officers in the field up to and including death. Typically when an officer finds a suspicious substance during an arrest or a traffic stop [..]

  • Revenge Porn the Alleged Crime in Release of Blac Chyna Porn Video but How is it Defined?

    • By Jill R. Cohen

      April 12th, 2018

    Celebrity Blac Chyna became a big news story recently but maybe not for reasons she would have wanted.  A sex tape that she was involved in was leaked online with her ex-boyfriend claiming he was also in the tape and that he filmed it, however he stated he was not the one who released the [..]

  • Cyber-Crimes Cost Americans Billions of Dollars

    • By Jill R. Cohen

      March 28th, 2018

    Cyber-criminals who utilize viruses, malware, social media scams, and spyware to wreak havoc on the web are more than just a nuisance. According to Symantec, the creators of Norton antivirus software, these cyber-thieves cost United States consumers over $19.4 billion last year alone. And the costs didn’t end there. Symantec reports that at least 143 [..]

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