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New Jersey Gov. Christie Signs Sex Offender Bill Into Law

New Jersey has become the 46th state to enact a law toughening penalties for sex offenders who prey on children.

06/02/2014

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Former Philadelphia Police Officer Withdraws Guilty Plea In Court

Richard DeCoatsworth was once hailed a hero cop after being shot in the face during a traffic stop and still managing to chase down his attacker. Now, several years later he is on the other side of the law.

04/01/2014

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Judge Strikes Down Photo ID Requirement For Pennsylvania Voters

A state judge has struck down the law requiring Pennsylvania’s voters to show photo identification at the polls.

01/17/2014

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Stricter Sentences Coming For Straw Purchasers

A Philadelphia man and drug addict was sentenced to at least two years in prison this week for buying guns for his drug dealer last year.

12/15/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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La Salle University Criminal Justice Program Offers Students Hands-On Experience By Holding Class In A Prison

A La Salle University criminal justice program is more than just books and lectures, because the classroom is actually in a prison, and half the class are inmates.

11/02/2013

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Scooter Owners’ Parking Issues

The Philadelphia Parking Authority says scooters are motorized vehicles and therefore they belong on the street, not the sidewalk, even when they are parked.

09/21/2013

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Court: Clicking ‘Like’ On Facebook Is Free Speech

Clicking “Like” on Facebook is constitutionally protected free speech and can be considered the 21st century-equivalent of a campaign yard sign, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.

09/19/2013

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Pa.’s Anti-Puppy Mill Law Enforcement Criticized

Pennsylvania’s independently elected fiscal watchdog says the state is doing a poor job enforcing an anti-puppy mill law that’s designed to protect buyers and ensure breeders maintain humane practices.

07/16/2013

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Law Offices of Jason Pollack, Esq.

For more on the Law Offices of Jason Pollack, Esq., visit: http://www.sjattorney.net

07/12/2013

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Delaware Law Offers Immunity In Reporting Drug Overdoses

Legislation encouraging people in Delaware to report alcohol and drug overdoses without fear of being prosecuted is about to become law.

07/02/2013

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Wildwood Will Vote On ‘Droopy-Pants’ Boardwalk Ban

Wildwood is known for its beautiful stretches of beaches and ocean, as well as its lively boardwalk, but there is one view some here say is not a pleasant one.

05/29/2013

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Local Non-Profit Awards Scholarships To Young Social Activists

The Hardy Williams Education Fund awarded scholarships to six students in Philadelphia interested in careers in government, law or social action.

05/19/2013

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Mayor Nutter Signs Groundbreaking LGBT Rights Legislation

Mayor Michael Nutter signed a groundbreaking bill today, making Philadelphia one of the friendliest cities when it comes to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered rights.

05/09/2013

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Spotting, Stopping, Preventing Elder Abuse

Learn more about the signs of elder abuse and how to stop or prevent it from happening.

05/01/2013

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