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Which Has A Worse Penalty: A Knifepoint Robbery Or A Gunpoint Robbery?

By Phillip J. Murphy |

Threatening someone with a deadly weapon during a robbery will always lead to serious criminal consequences. But does the type of weapon actually matter? What is the difference between a knifepoint robbery and a gunpoint robbery in the eyes of the law? Are they both considered equally dangerous? Or will one weapon lead to… Read More »


What Is The Penalty For Creating Counterfeit Cash In New Jersey?

By Phillip J. Murphy |

One of the most complaints about the US monetary system is that our money essentially has no value. The first paper bills were promissory notes that individuals could exchange for an equal value of gold or silver. Today, there is not enough precious metal to fund even a tiny fraction of the money in… Read More »


What Are The Penalties For Robbing A Pharmacy In New Jersey?

By Phillip J. Murphy |

People may have many reasons for robbing pharmacies in New Jersey. Some might be struggling with substance abuse issues, and they may feel as though they have no option but to take extreme measures to feed their addictions. Others may be more opportunistic, seeing this as a chance to steal prescription drugs and sell… Read More »


What Happens If You Set Up A Fake GoFundMe Page?

By Phillip J. Murphy |

We all know that the economy is presenting major difficulties for individuals and families in New Jersey. In a time of unprecedented inflation and a stalling stock market, people are doing everything in their power just to put food on the table. If you’re looking for “creative” solutions, you might have considered setting up… Read More »


What Happens If You Interfere With A Flight Crew In New Jersey?

By Phillip J. Murphy |

Flying on an airplane is one of the most exciting things you can do in New Jersey, and usually goes hand in hand with a nice, long vacation. However, flying can also be incredibly stressful for many people, and it may result in certain altercations. Sometimes, these altercations can result in criminal charges, and… Read More »


What Happens If You Kidnap Someone And Hold Them For Ransom In New Jersey?

By Phillip J. Murphy |

In most cases, “kidnapping” is something of a misnomer. The truth is that most kidnappers are simply parents who take their children on holidays or impromptu day trips without permission from their exes. But what happens if you commit “real” kidnapping? What happens if you hold someone at gunpoint and snatch them away from… Read More »


What Is A “Community Gun” In New Jersey?

By Phillip J. Murphy |

When community members trust each other and have close ties, they may share various items. For example, one person might ask to borrow a neighbor’s lawnmower, while another might request a cup of sugar for a cooking recipe. But what happens when communities share firearms amongst each other? Is this legal? What might happen… Read More »


Penalties For Horse Doping In New Jersey

By Phillip J. Murphy |

Horse racing is one of the most popular pastimes for people in New Jersey. Unfortunately, we are now discovering that it is also one of the most corrupt activities in the state. The ongoing controversy around horse doping has shocked horse racing enthusiasts around the world, and many high-profile individuals are now facing charges…. Read More »


New Jersey Man Sold Three Fake Tom Brady Super Bowl Rings

By Phillip J. Murphy |

For football fans, a Super Bowl ring is one of the most sought-after pieces of memorabilia. Some fans would do just about anything to get their hands on one of these items – and that’s exactly what one fraudster was counting on. After posing as a former Patriots player, a New Jersey man has… Read More »


What Happens If You Hire A Hitman In New Jersey?

By Phillip J. Murphy |

If you want to end someone’s life, you generally have two options. You can either carry out the murder yourself, or your can hire other people to do it. But what kind of legal consequences would you face if you engaged in this type of activity? What if the murder never actually occurred, and… Read More »

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