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June 2012 Archives

New Jersey man pleads guilty in prison drug smuggling operation

A New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to second-degree racketeering charges after a drug-smuggling operation was discovered at the East Jersey State Prison. The man was convicted of smuggling drugs and cell-phones. Under the plea agreement, the state will recommend that he be sentenced to five years in state prison.

Athlete sues police after false DUI arrest ruins baseball hopes

As New Jersey readers are probably aware, a DUI arrest can have a significant impact on a person's life. A conviction for drunken driving can result in steep fines, mandatory participation in a treatment program, and jail time, depending on the circumstances.

New Jersey anti-bullying law did not prevent recent incidents

September marked the implementation of New Jersey's new anti-bullying law, considered the toughest legislation against bullying in the nation. The law was enacted as a response to the 2010 suicide of a gay Rutgers University student who was spied on by his roommate who used a remote webcam to tape the student's romantic encounter with another man.

Online dating: the $900,000 fourth date

Although this unusual case did not take place in New Jersey it might be of interest to readers in this area. Apparently a 49-year-old woman recently won a $900,000 jury verdict against a 69-year-old man who she contracted herpes from. After deliberating for two hours the jury found that the woman was only 25 percent responsible for contracting the disease.

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