Since 2010, New Jersey has run a medical marijuana program, but the drug has not been legalized for everyone in the state. A New Jersey appellate court recently ruled that even though medical marijuana has been legalized, police may still search people or their property without a warrant when they detect the smell of marijuana.
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A woman found to have neglected her 19-month-old daughter by leaving the child in a car while she went shopping will get another chance to argue her case. Last week, the NJ Supreme Court reversed an appeals court ruling that found the woman guilty of child endangerment, saying simply leaving a child alone in a
In March 2015, Governor Chris Christie signed legislation imposing more stringent regulations on car seat use in New Jersey. The revisions, which took effect on September 1st, will adhere to recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics on car seat safety. “In New Jersey we have not updated our child seat safety laws in more
In a recent domestic violence case, a New Jersey appeals court has ordered a new trial for a Morris County man who had a restraining order placed against him. The Appellate Division Judges found that the man was prevented from defending himself and convicted based on weak evidence that was insufficient to support the conclusions