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Feds Can’t Prosecute Man in #NJ for Cybercrime Committed Elsewhere.

  • By Marc S. Berman

Andrew Auernheimer’s  was a resident of Arkansas at the time that he allegedly  assisted in perfecting  a program to collect emails through a security flaw in AT&T’s website. He had  no connection to New Jersey, other than that about 4 percent of the collected emails involved New Jersey residents. But New Jersey was where the Read More

Denial of Disabled #NJ Gov’t Lawyer’s Claim For Shadow Ass’t Wasn’t Bias

  • By Marc S. Berman This attorney was employed by the New Jersey Attorney General’s office. Because he had cerebral palsy, they gave him 30 special accommodations. These included “reserved indoor parking, adjusted timing on elevator doors, a grab handle in the rest room and transportation to court appearances. ” But after they denied his 31st request for a Read More

The Case Of The Malicious Mortgage Mediation

  • By Marc S. Berman

When Mike and Dana bought their first home, they viewed it as a new beginning. Like most couples, they financed the purchase with a mortgage. Everything was going well until Mark lost his job. After that, the two could not afford to make payments. Within six months, the bank filed a foreclosure suit. Luckily, Mike Read More

The Case Of The Multiple Mothers

  • By Marc S. Berman

Alice’s parents were divorced when she was only three years old. Alice was raised mostly by her grandmother. She lived with grandma until she was six years old. Eventually, her mother began living with a new husband. Mom decided to bring her daughter with her. But Alice’s grandmother was not happy about Alice’s new living Read More

The Case of the Rookie Traffic Director, Or Your Toll Dollars At Work

  • By Marc S. Berman

When Erin became a Port Authority police officer, she was rightfully excited. Erin wouldn’t have the most glamorous job in the world, but she would have a darn important one. Her job was to direct traffic at the Lincoln Tunnel. But before becoming a permanent officer, she had to satisfactorily complete one year of service. Read More

The Case of the Telecommuter Tax, Or How Greedy Can The Government Get?

  • By Marc S. Berman

Modern technology certainly has its advantages. Worldwide communication is easy. Therefore, more people find it convenient and practical to work from home. Now, New Jersey reserves the right to collect taxes from any company that is “doing business” within the state. This rule normally applies to out of state businesses that have offices, stores, or Read More