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Shown here are important cases and recent decisions from the New Jersey Supreme Court along with various items of interest.

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Pool Safety and the Law: A Legal Roundup

Jun 15 2018
It's summertime, meaning you're probably going to be spending some time around the pool during the next few months. Few things are more relaxing than being pooling on a sunny day, and, unfortunately, few places are as dangerous, to children and adults alike. Sadly, accidents happen at swimming pools.......

Father's Rights Roundup, Just in Time for Father's Day

Jun 15 2018
Father's Day is this Sunday, so get dad a card, at least, OK? Being a father can mean a lot of things, and every father-child relationship is unique. But what does being a dad mean legally? What are your rights? Your responsibilities? Here's a roundup of some of our......

Paul Manafort, Trump's Former Campaign Manager, Is Going to Jail

Jun 15 2018
In October 2017, President Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, surrendered to the FBI after being indicted on a litany of charges, including conspiracy against the United States, conspiracy to launder money, failing to file reports of foreign bank and financial accounts, and making false and misleading statements in......

Who Gets New Land Formed by Lava?

Jun 15 2018
Want to get in on the hottest new market in real estate? You might have to let it cool down for a bit, first. By some estimates, the most recent eruption of Hawai'i's Kilauea volcano has added about a mile of new land on the island's coast. This is......

When Is It Too Late to Apply for Citizenship?

Jun 14 2018
As many people undoubtedly know, the U.S. citizenship and naturalization process can be fraught with complicated paperwork, legal requirements, filing fees, and a whole lot of waiting. The time it takes to gain citizenship can seem interminable. But is there a time by which you must apply for citizenship,......

Florida Cops Frame Kid to Fake Perfect Crime Stats

Jun 13 2018
The public loves to hear that police are solving crimes. Local politicians love it even more. So law enforcement officers and officials are under pressure to deliver the goods when it comes to their crime statistics. In a July 2013 city council meeting, former Biscayne Park Police Chief Raimundo......

Cheesecake Factory Owes Underpaid Janitors $4M

Jun 13 2018
Janitorial work is not fun. Overnight janitorial shifts can be even worse. And working eight hours overnight cleaning a Cheesecake Factory without rest or meal breaks, and then having a kitchen manager come in and tell you there more to do before you can leave? Well, you better be......

Is It Accurate to Say: 'The President Is Not Above the Law?'

Jun 13 2018
When a federal judge ruled that President Trump violated Twitter users' First Amendment rights by blocking them from his @realDonaldTrump account, she warned: "Because no government official is above the law ... we must assume that the President ... will remedy the blocking we have held to be unconstitutional."......

Public Nuisance Lawsuit Leads to Bar Booze Ban

Jun 12 2018
Multiple shootings, assaults, aggravated robberies, narcotics, and other crimes. At least four patrons arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated. One intoxication assault of a police officer. A grand total of 90 arrests at the location since it opened. Perhaps Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg wasn't far off......

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