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Federal Criminal Enforcement of Potential Recreational Marijuana Legalization in New Jersey

There are currently nine states that have legalized recreational use of marijuana (Alaska, California, Maine, Massachusetts, Washington D.C., Colorado, Nevada, and Oregon). Currently in New Jersey while medical marijuana is legal, recreational use is not.  However, Governor elect Philip D. Murphy has stated he plans to pass recreational marijuana legalization within his first 100...
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New Jersey Protective Orders for Sexual Harassment in the Work Place

Have you ever been the victim of sexual harassment at the work place?  Did you try to get a restraining order only to be told you do not qualify for one?  Be advised that the New Jersey Legislature has recently rectified this problem by enacting N.J.S.A. 2C:14-14 through N.J.S.A. 2C:14-21 which authorizes a Superior Court...
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An Employer’s Legal Responsibility for Implementing Anti-Sexual Harassment Policies

The following article by Nicole S. Croddick and Brian J. Chabarek was among those selected by the New Jersey Law Journal for publication in its special Employment Law Section, which appeared in the December 4, 2017 issue. The Importance of Aguas in Addressing Vicarious Liability and Sexual Harassment Complaints In the landmark employment law case,...
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New Jersey Expungement Law – Are You Eligible?

Need a second chance?  Are you one of the thousands of people a year in the State of New Jersey who have been arrested and/or convicted of an Ordinance Violation, Disorderly Persons Offense, or Indictable Offense?  If so, you may be at a serious disadvantage in obtaining or keeping your employment and/or professional license or...
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Consequences and Penalties: DWI/DUI and other Criminal-Related Offenses Surrounding Alcohol and Drugs

DEMLP partner Greg S. Gargulinski has represented clients in matters involving DWI/DUI, as well as criminal defense at the State, Appellate and Federal levels for nearly two decades. He is a frequent speaker to members of the bar and the local communities on the various issues regarding criminal and motor vehicle law violations. Please reach...
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The Sirens of Business Litigation and a Company’s Need for Litigation Avoidance Practices

In the competitive nature of business and industry the “Sirens of Litigation” are encountered during the lifespan of many companies and firms. However, the enticement of pursuing such business disputes can come at a significant expense to any company. The financial cost surfaces in attorney fees, expert witness or consultant fees, and court fees. The...
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