Maintaining a Nuisance, N.J.S.A. 2c:33-12

Maintaining a Nuisance, N.J.S.A. 2c 33-12, New Jersey, covid19, coronavirus, Atlantic County, Bergen County, Burlington County, Camden County, Cape May County, Cumberland County, Essex County, Gloucester County, Hudson County, Hunterdon County, Mercer County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Morris County, Ocean County, Passaic County, Salem County, Somerset County, Sussex County, Union County, Warren County, criminal defense, drunk driving, traffic ticket, juvenile, attorney, lawyerDo you have questions about New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s Executive Order 107? Without getting into its various nuances, it Orders all New Jersey residents to stay at home. Naturally, this directive includes exceptions. For example, it does not apply to essential retail businesses. Additionally, it does not apply to obtaining goods or services from essential businesses. Furthermore, it excludes seeking medical attention. Like the previous Executive Orders, this one seeks to reduce the rate of community spread of COVID-19, or to #FlattenTheCurve in the parlance of our times. Thus, Gov. Murphy cancelled gatherings of individuals, such as parties, celebrations, or other social events. And for enforcement, the statute that prohibits one from Maintaining a Nuisance, under N.J.S.A. 2c:33-12, provides the cops with at least one tool. Read More

Bias Intimidation, N.J.S.A. 2c:16-1

Bias Intimidation, N.J.S.A. 2c:16-1, New Jersey, Atlantic County, Bergen County, Burlington County, Camden County, Cape May County, Cumberland County, Essex County, Gloucester County, Hudson County, Hunterdon County, Mercer County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Morris County, Ocean County, Passaic County, Salem County, Somerset County, Sussex County, Union County, Warren County, criminal defense, drunk driving, traffic ticket, juvenile, attorney, lawyerGunfire at a Jersey City kosher market recently left a police officer, two suspects, and three bystanders dead. Subsequently, the investigation revealed alleged online hate as the drifters’ motive. Perhaps unsurprisingly, officials adopted the label domestic terrorism for the violence, which began a mile away at a cemetery. After opening fire at the market, the pair held off armed police and federal officials for four hours with hundreds of rounds of ammunition, per the news.

Additionally, less than a week later, a Jersey City man allegedly threatened to “bomb all of the Jews” there. He made the alleged threats during a phone call with a welfare worker. Indeed, the judge did not release the suspect on bail. Instead, she ordered him detained during the entire prosecution. Read More


Cyber-Harassment, N.J.S.A. 2c:33-4.1

cyber-harassment, n.j.s.a. 2c:33-4.1, new jersey, criminal defense, juvenile defense, attorney, lawyerPolice in Andover, NJ, charged three middle school students with cyber-harassment and harassment, per the news. About 13 to 14 years old, the youths allegedly posted an offending photo and comments on Instagram.The news, however, did not report the offensive statement. Instead, the news obliquely reported the trio posted the photo “along with alarming comments toward students,” per the police. Read more