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July 2018 Archives

What to know about the drug policy at Rutgers

As a college student who smokes marijuana on campus, you put yourself at risk of disciplinary action. Many students may not realize that they don’t have to be the one smoking for the Rutgers University Police to get involved. If caught with rolling papers, you could be charged with intent to distribute.

Opioids and their impact on the U.S.

The impact of opioid usage extends beyond just legal concerns (which can be life-altering). Use of opioids (which includes illicit drugs such as heroin as well as prescription medications) can result in addiction, illness, and even death in the event of an overdose. The New York Times illustrates the grip that these drugs currently have on the American population and what is being done to break the cycle of addiction.

Can I get a shoplifting charge taken off my record?

In New Jersey, a negative background check on a job or apartment application could mean rejection. It could also prevent an employee from being promoted. If you have an old shoplifting charge on your criminal record, recent changes to expungement law in New Jersey may allow you to erase the incident.

Steps to Take If You’re Involved in an Accident

If you’re involved in an accident in New Jersey, knowing what to do in the aftermath is hugely important. Your actions can make quite a difference, especially if you’re determined to be at fault for what occurred. offers some helpful tips on what you can do, which will make certain you and others on the scene remain safe while also getting the information you need.

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