Law & Justice

May 7, 2021

NEWARK, N.J. – Four Union County, New Jersey, men were charged for their roles in conspiracies to distribute and possess with intent to distribute narcotics, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig and Acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo announced today. Tyshawn Jones, 45; Walter ...

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Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the promotion of Deputy Chief Jason Love to Chief of Detectives. Chief Love was sworn in during a private ceremony with his family on Monday, May 3.   In his 25-year career with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, Chief Love has overseen every ...

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House bill will ensure certain immigrants being held not be denied a lawyer WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) voted in support of H.R. 1573, the Access to Counsel Act of 2021, legislation that will ensure the right to access legal counsel for individuals facing ...

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On behalf of the Union County Board of County Commissioners, Chairman Alexander Mirabella issued the following statement today: "A jury of Derek Chauvin’s peers heard the testimony and rendered him guilty of murdering George Floyd. Those jurors, from diverse backgrounds and walks of life, ...

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DATE: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 Statement on Verdict in the Trial of Derek Chauvin from the County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey Today, the jury delivered justice not only for the family and loved ones of George Floyd, but for the millions of Americans of color who for decades have ...

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 Join the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair for a series of conversations with New Jersey Advocates for Restorative Justice starting April 29 for six Thursday evenings from 7:30 to 8:45 via Zoom.  Restorative justice is a set of principles and practices based on the values of ...

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today released the following statement after Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all three counts. “Right and wonderful justice has been served,” said Rep. Pascrell. “George Floyd was murdered. The evidence was overwhelming. The jury saw that ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL -- Florida is a no-fault divorce state, which means no blame is attached to either party when pursuing a divorce. Although a spouse’s domestic violence will not be grounds for the divorce, you may be able to introduce evidence to the Courts of your spouse’s abusive behavior.

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(TRENTON) – Legislation commemorating the chosen birthday of abolitionist Frederick Douglass was signed into law on Monday. The resolution (AJR-180/SJR-93) declares February 14 as ‘Frederick Douglass Day’ in New Jersey. Frederick Douglass, a renowned African-American abolitionist, human ...

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The Seventh Annual Union County C.A.R.E.S. (Community, Action, Response, Education, Safety) Domestic Violence Symposium is scheduled to take place later this week, and those working in fields dedicated to serving victims are being encouraged to register and learn from a host of subject-matter ...

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For years Live Nation-Ticketmaster octopus has built strangling monopoly to detriment of fans WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ-06), the Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10), the Chairman of the ...

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today reacted to reports that the Biden administration has yet to raise unconscionably low national refugee admittance caps set by the Trump administration. “Despite our national deficiencies, for over one hundred years America remained a ...

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Landmark bill would help close pervasive gender pay gap WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) celebrated passage in the House of H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act, which seeks to raise wages and ensure gender equality in the workplace. “The gender pay gap continues to be a ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Many clients ask us at their initial consultation: “When is the right time for me to file for a divorce?” Like many legal and strategic questions, the answer is: “It depends”. From a legal perspective, there are some bad times to file for divorce. If you are the spouse ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -- Women Aware received funding from the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators (NAVAA) through a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), within the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, to present a Virtual Community Education ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -- Women Aware received funding from the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators (NAVAA) through a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), within the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, to present a Virtual Community Education ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -- Women Aware received funding from the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators (NAVAA) through a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), within the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, to present a Virtual Community Education ...

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Newark, NJ – On March 31, 2021, the Essex County Board of County Commissioners virtually held its 2021 Women’s History Month Celebration via Zoom teleconference. The ceremony commemorated the spirit and accomplishments of women everywhere and acknowledged the contributions of multiple esteemed ...

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Newark, NJ – On March 31, 2021, the Essex County Board of County Commissioners virtually held its 2021 Women’s History Month Celebration via Zoom teleconference. The ceremony commemorated the spirit and accomplishments of women everywhere and acknowledged the contributions of multiple esteemed ...

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Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey Anti-Racism Commission Declares: Stop Asian Hate Some Americans live comfortably and unconsciously understanding that their behaviors, attitudes and utterances are supported by systems that will judge and treat them fairly.  These individuals do not fear that ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – A Middlesex County, New Jersey, man today admitted attempting to interfere with law enforcement officers during a civil disorder when he attempted to set fire to a police vehicle during a riot in Trenton, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Justin D. Spry, 22, of ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – A Middlesex County, New Jersey, man today admitted attempting to interfere with law enforcement officers during a civil disorder when he attempted to set fire to a police vehicle during a riot in Trenton, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Justin D. Spry, 22, of ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Please join Middlesex Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone, in partnership with the Middlesex County Association of Chiefs of Police and the NAACP for a discussion of the recently issued and revised Attorney General’s Directive regarding the Use of Force.   The online event will be ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Please join Middlesex Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone, in partnership with the Middlesex County Association of Chiefs of Police and the NAACP for a discussion of the recently issued and revised Attorney General’s Directive regarding the Use of Force.   The online event will be ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Please join Middlesex Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone, in partnership with the Middlesex County Association of Chiefs of Police and the NAACP for a discussion of the recently issued and revised Attorney General’s Directive regarding the Use of Force.   The online event will be ...

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  Trenton – Parents will be notified the first time their under-age child is caught using marijuana or alcohol under terms of legislation sponsored by Senator Vin Gopal, Senator Joe Lagana, Senator Dawn Addiego and Senator Linda Greenstein that was signed into law on Friday.   The law ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Please join Middlesex Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone, in partnership with the Middlesex County Association of Chiefs of Police and the NAACP for a discussion of the recently issued and revised Attorney General’s Directive regarding the Use of Force.   The online event will be ...

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, issued the following statement at the opening of the panel’s hearing on the Private Equity’s Expanded Role in the U.S. Health Care System. Chairman Pascrell Opening ...

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Gopal-Lagana- Addiego-Greenstein Measure Would Apply to First-Time Violations   Trenton – Parents would be notified the first time their underage child is caught using or possessing marijuana or alcohol under terms of a bill sponsored by Senator Vin Gopal, Senator Joe Lagana, Senator Dawn ...

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MAHWAH, NJ — The Mahwah community will gather for a candlelight vigil honoring the victims of the recent shootings in Atlanta where eight people were killed, including six Asian American women. There has been a sharp rise in attacks on the Asian American and Pacific Islander community since the ...

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