The Coalition for Future Mobility (CFM), an industry group hoping to get mainstream acceptance of self-driving cars, recently gained two powerful allies: the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA), an national industry trade body representing 360 alcoholic beverage companies, and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (FAAR), an industry-funded nonprofit that battles underage drinking
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Feb. 14 that he will support the proposed amendment of sexual harassment laws to include language prohibiting police officers from engaging in sexual conduct with detainees. New York State’s sexual assault laws already specify that such actions—even when claimed to be consensual—are illegal among prison guards and probation officers.
Whether you have been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) or you are facing criminal charges for aggravated assault, the outcome of your case could have a profound impact on your future. Most people understand that a criminal conviction can have devastating consequences that include jail or prison, substantial fines and other costs, mandatory
The majority of vehicle and traffic violations are simple and easy for drivers to understand. You have to have your headlights on whenever your wipers are on. Don’t go above the posted speed limit. Never get behind the wheel with alcohol in your bloodstream. Sometimes, however, the laws change. These could be minor updates or
Maybe you’re one of those people who delights in pestering people on Facebook who hold opposing political views. Or maybe you just have one of those friends who insists on turning everything into an argument. Whether you find such banter amusing or annoying, you need to be careful lest you end up being accused of
It’s possible you read the title of this article and thought, “Wait, isn’t calling 911 the same as calling the police?” Aside from the fact that 911 can also connect you to fire and medical emergency teams, there is actually a significant difference. Moverover, knowing when to call 911 as opposed to your local police
Each year the proportion of holiday gifts (or products in general) purchased online surges. According to Adobe Digital Insights, shoppers spent about $6.6 billion in online purchases on Cyber Monday, which is $1 billion more than was spent that day in 2016. As shoppers get increasingly comfortable with having packages left at their door while
Thanksgiving officially kicks off the Holiday Season. This time of year is typically associated with family and cheerful revelry. Still, sometimes people get a little naughty during the holidays. The following are some common crimes committed from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day. Identity Theft (N.J.S.A. 2C:21-17) The holidays are prime time for shopping. Unfortunately, they
For now, possession of small amounts of marijuana is a disorderly persons offense in New Jersey under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10(a)(4). But that could change if the state finally follows through on the idea of legalizing the drug. While that may seem like it would free up police officers to focus on other crimes, some experts say
Hollywood has done much to present a fearful and terrifying image of stalkers. For those who feel they are being stalked, these images are very accurate. What happens, however, if the shoe is on the other foot? If you feel you have been unjustly accused of stalking, what should you do to avoid serious trouble?