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How drug court works in Essex County

When authorities in New Jersey charge you with a drug offense, you may face serious penalties, should that charge wind up leading to a conviction. However, if you and the details of your drug offense meet certain eligibility requirements, you may be able to reduce the...

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What makes a search illegal?

The Constitution provides fundamental rights to shield you from overactive police activities. One of the most widely cited examples is the protection against illegal search and seizure. Understanding what makes a search by police illegal may help you assert your...

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Racial profiling and traffic stops

New Jersey’s Racial Profiling Policy prohibits police officers from making law enforcement decisions based on ethnicity or race. Having legislation like this in place is only one part of the solution, however, because even though racially-motivated traffic stops are...

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