Possession of Magic Mushrooms Now a Disorderly Persons Offense

The governor of New Jersey has signed a law that makes possession of up to one ounce of psilocybin, also known as “magic mushrooms,” a disorderly persons (misdemeanor) level offense. It was previously considered a third degree indictable crime. In … Read More

Violators of Stay at Home Order Risk Disorderly Persons Charges

The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office has announced that law enforcement will be cracking down on those who violate Governor Murphy’s “stay at home” order. An individual who violates the order could be charged with a disorderly persons offense, which … Read More

Supreme Court: Paraphernalia Conviction Does Not Trigger Deportation

On June 1, 2015, the United States Supreme Court ruled that a conviction for the possession of drug paraphernalia does not trigger removal (deportation) under §1227(a)(2)(B)(i). §1227(a)(2)(B)(i) reads: “Any alien who at any time after admission has been convicted of … Read More