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Spitzer: Lanny Breuer at DOJ Was a "Disaster"
Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?
Expect More Second Amendment Fights
Are Political Intelligence Practice Groups Too Risky?
Bill on Bankruptcy: ResCap Report, a Bargain at $83 Million
Weekly Brief: $350K in Wine Leads to $14M Lawsuit
Weekly Brief: New Round of Layoffs Hit Law Firms
SEC News - Five Year Enforcement Limitation, FCPA Charges for Foreign Nationals, More...
With Probable Cause and Drug-Sniffing Dogs, Supreme Court Would Rather Keep Things Fluid
How to Protect Your Company From Hackers
Marijuana in the Workplace
Weekly Brief: Rakoff Orders Gupta To Pay Goldman Sachs' Legal Fees
Bill on Bankruptcy: Secret Madoff Agreement May Harm Victims
Stealth Lawyer: Dawn Porter, Filmmaker, 'Gideon's Army'
N.Y. Anti-Terror Law Diminishes Pursuit of Terrorism: Lawyer
Weekly Brief: New DOJ Tact Pushes Bank Subsidiaries To Admit Guilt
What Not To Do If You Are Involved in a Federal Criminal Investigation
Weekly Brief: Courthouse Violence on the Rise
How Does Immunity Work in a Federal Criminal Case?
What Happens in a Federal Grand Jury?
May 17 (Bloomberg Law) -- Robert Walker, attorney at Wiley Rein LLP, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the legal and ethical implications of law firms selling political intelligence. Last month, the SEC issued...more
April 10 (Bloomberg Law) -- Why the Residential Capital LLC examiner's report will cost almost $83 million is the first item on the new Bloomberg bankruptcy video with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia and Bloomberg News bankruptcy...more
Mar. 28 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. The US Supreme Court hears oral arguments on two landmark civil rights cases focusing on gay marriage. Also, Italy's Supreme...more
March 14 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. New Jersey-based Archer & Greiner PC is the latest law firm to announce layoffs of attorneys and staff. Also, counsel for...more
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Feb. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Dawn Porter, a filmmaker, discusses her new HBO documentary "Gideon's Army" which follows a group of young public defenders in the Deep South who contend with long hours, low pay and staggering...more
Feb. 21 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. The Department of Justice appears to be changing its approach on prosecuting those responsible for the financial crisis. Also,...more
Jan. 31 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. US authorities are currently trying to get RBS to plead guilty to allegations it took part in the LIBOR rigging scandal. Also,...more
Jan. 17 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. A new report suggests lawyers need to forget about returning to the economic conditions preceding the Great Recession. Also, RBS...more
On October 12, 2012, two affiliated companies that operate nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Connecticut jointly filed a RICO lawsuit against two local union affiliates in U.S. District Court in New Jersey. They...more
Dec. 20 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. UBS announced a major settlement with US, UK and Swiss authorities for its role in rigging global interest rates. Also, Goldman...more
Nov. 8 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the week's most important legal news.
In a first-of-its-kind survey, American Lawyer magazine reports that compensation for non-equity partners at the...more
On October 17, 2012, Mexico's Ministry of Finance published the Federal Law for the Prevention and Identification of Transactions from Illegal Funds (Ley Federal para la Prevención e Identificación de...more
Oct. 11 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the week's most important legal news. Islamic cleric, Abu Hamza al-Masri, has been extradited from the United Kingdom to stand trial on terrorism charges in...more
The scenario: Your law office phone rings early on a Monday morning. It is one of your favorite business clients that you have represented for years. The client is agitated because its longtime bookkeeper is suspected of...more
Thousands of citizens in New Jersey over the past 20 years have been arrested for criminal, disorderly, and municipal ordinance offenses. They may include your neighbors, friends and loyal church worshipers. The police keep...more
Fines for Criminal Charges in New Jersey
Kenneth Vercammen's Law office represents individuals charged with criminal and serious traffic violations throughout New Jersey. The following are potential fines if found guilty...more
Nature of Indictment
Presumption of Innocence, Burden of Proof, Reasonable Doubt
Function of the Jury
Function of the Court
Direct and Circumstantial...more
2C:21-6. Credit cards
a. Definitions. As used in this section:
(1) Cardholder means the person or organization named on the face of a credit card to whom or for whose benefit the credit card is issued by an issuer.
Compiled by Kenneth A. Vercammen, Past Chair NJ State Bar Municipal Court and DWI Section
Our office represents people charged with criminal and disorderly persons offenses. We provide representation throughout New Jersey....more
The following contains some pertinent information that might be of help to you as you become involved in the criminal justice system as a victim or witness.
Apprehension and Arrest of the Accused
There are three basic...more
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