Category: Criminal Defense

Proposal to Legalize Medical Marijuana Use in NY Spurs Debate about NJ

Posted on January 30, 2014 by Shebell & Shebell

The debate surrounding the legalization of medical marijuana in New Jersey is about to get hotter. This is because New York could soon follow in the footsteps of its border state and legalize the medical use of marijuana. NY State Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently unveiled a plan that will allow some hospitals in the state…

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NYU Study: Different Uses of Crack & Powder Cocaine in High Schools

Posted on December 20, 2013 by Shebell & Shebell

A recent study by researchers at New York University and the NYU Langone Medical Center found that the use of crack and powder cocaine varies among high school students. The study examined data from annual surveys of high school seniors in 130 public and private high schools. The results of the study were published in…

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Don’t Text and Drive

Posted on December 8, 2013 by Shebell & Shebell

Seems to me like the world is moving faster and faster.  Maybe I’m just getting older and slower… People — young and old — are plugged in to some form of electronic device for most of the day. Whether it’s a TV, radio, computer, ipod, iPhone, iPad, or some other type of “mobile device”, most are becoming slaves…

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Drug Court Provides a Pragmatic Solution to Drug Crimes in Monmouth County, NJ

Posted on November 20, 2013 by Shebell & Shebell

Most people seem to agree that the “war on drugs” has not worked. Despite high rates of incarceration, drug-related crime in New Jersey continues to rise. The NJ Drug Court program, operating in every county in the state, offers a practical solution to what remains a major problem. Outspoken New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, in…

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