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  • Possible Causes of Breath Test False Positives

    Sep 23, 2021

    In many cases, a positive result on a breath test is enough to land you behind bars. Since this is a key piece of evidence, you would expect that it is unfailingly accurate. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. According to WebMD, a Keto diet If you are health conscious, you may have adopted the ketogenic diet. The keto diet involves eating lots of protein to force your body into ketosis so i...
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  • What is post-conviction relief?

    Sep 8, 2021

    After your case has ended and you have received sentencing from the judge, it often feels like the end of the road. But you may actually still have legal avenues left for you to explore, which may result in some relief from your conviction. “Post-conviction relief” is aptly named for that reason, and learning more about it could potentially offer you a good deal of help when navigating your situation after a conviction. Do thes...
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  • Are You Eligible For The DUII Program?

    Sep 8, 2021

    Getting a DUI in New Jersey can impact your life significantly, potentially disrupting your career and even affecting your personal relationships. Fortunately, a variety of resources can facilitate course correction and help you get your life back on track. One resource you may draw upon is the Driving Under the Influence Initiative, also known as the DUII program. Assessing your eligibility can help you determine if you would be a good candidate. Course requirements Factor...
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  • Do Self Checkout Counters Lead To Inaccurate Shoplifting Charges?

    Aug 31, 2021

    Over the past decade, many retailers have installed numerous self-checkout machines to both increase the speed of transaction flow and reduce the payroll overhead for cashiers. Unfortunately, many of these stores have seen a dramatic increase in shrinkage tied to shoplifting and transaction fraud. Retailers will want to satisfy both conditions as completely as possible – lower payroll while keeping loss prevention numbers to a minimum. However, this might only be possible through technology. B...
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  • Arrest Made After Body Found In A Plastic Container

    Aug 30, 2021

    For a week or two now, local news has been covering the discovery of a body in a plastic container in just about every news cast. It has captured our state’s attention. And, there has been an arrest in the case. The original incident According to the The arrest After a multistate investigation done by New York and After anyone is arrested Before turning oneself in, contact a Westmont, New Jersey, attorney. Afte...
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  • Local Arrested In Weequahic Park After Alleged Knife Incident

    Aug 17, 2021

    A day that ends in handcuffs is always someone’s worst day. Especially, if it is after a family event in a park. But, this is unfortunately what one Newark resident is now facing after a community movie night. The incident Incident occurred during a recent Weequahic Park during a community movie night in Newark, New Jersey, at about 10:00 p.m. The Newark Police Department were reportedly alerted while they were patrolling Elizbeth Avenue when ...
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  • Eyewitness Testimony Is Compelling But Unreliable

    Aug 10, 2021

    Prosecutors in New Jersey and around the country often rely on eyewitnesses to identify criminal suspects and place them at crime scenes because juries tend to find this kind of evidence extremely persuasive. Experts have long questioned the reliability of eyewitness accounts, but their concerns were largely ignored until DNA evidence was introduced in the late 1980s. Some of the individuals exonerated by DNA evidence were freed after spending decades behind bars, and many o...
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  • What are your rights if you are arrested?

    Aug 4, 2021

    Your behavior during an arrest, even if you are innocent, can have long-term consequences. You should know your rights and When Police may arrest you if they have a warrant. This is a court order compelling the arrest of the person named in that document and setting forth probable cause for the arrest. Police must show you the warrant upon your request. Police may also arrest you without a warrant if they observe yo...
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  • Can Felony Conviction Impact Employment Opportunity?

    Aug 2, 2021

    Both felonies and misdemeanors carry significant penalties in New Jersey if a conviction is obtained. In fact, they can have an impact on finding and keeping employment. If you have a felony on your record, it is good to know how it can affect your potential job search. Felonies and their consequences Not all employers will automatically count you out of a job for a felony conviction. There are quite a few factors that a...
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  • Thirty-One Suspects Arrested In Sex Offender Sting In NJ

    Jul 19, 2021

    The year 2020 led to a rise in the online sexual exploitation of children in New Jersey. When the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office became aware of this trend, it developed a sting operation called “Operation 24/7.” On July 14, the Attorney General’s Office announced the result of Operation 24/7 – 31 male adults were The offenses Operation 24/7 was a collaborative effort involving the Division of Criminal Justice, New Jersey State Police, Interne...
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