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Philadelphia cop gets beat, bystanders don't call for help


Via Randy L. Dixon Rivera
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The events in this video took place in Pennsylvania.

 

If this had occurred in New Jersey, the individual involved in the physical altercation could expect to be charged with aggravated assault.

 

The degree of aggravated assault involving a police officer depends on the injury to the victim. If the victim suffers bodily injury, defined below, it is a third degree crime, otherwise it is a fourth degree crime.

 

Third degree crimes carry a sentencing exposure of three years to five years New Jersey State Prison. Fourth degree crimes carry a sentencing exposure up to 18 months New Jersey State Prison.

 

A person is guilty of aggravated assault under New Jersey law if he commits a simple assault, defined below, upon any law enforcement officer acting in the performance of his duties while in uniform or exhibiting evidence of his authority or because of his status as a law enforcement officer. 

 

Simple assault under NJ law applies if a person:

1. Attempts to cause or purposely, knowingly or recklessly causes bodily injury to another; or

2. Negligently causes bodily injury to another with a deadly weapon; or

3. Attempts by physical menace to put another in fear of imminent serious bodily injury.

 

Bodily injury means physical pain, illness or any impairment of physical condition.

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Google #NDAA - LEOs don't die for a lie.  Don't be their disposable PAWNS 

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Philadelphia cop gets beat, bystanders don't call for help


Via Randy L. Dixon Rivera
smolenskylaw's insight:

The events in this video took place in Pennsylvania.

 

If this had occurred in New Jersey, the individual involved in the physical altercation could expect to be charged with aggravated assault.

 

The degree of aggravated assault involving a police officer depends on the injury to the victim. If the victim suffers bodily injury, defined below, it is a third degree crime, otherwise it is a fourth degree crime.

 

Third degree crimes carry a sentencing exposure of three years to five years New Jersey State Prison. Fourth degree crimes carry a sentencing exposure up to 18 months New Jersey State Prison.

 

A person is guilty of aggravated assault under New Jersey law if he commits a simple assault, defined below, upon any law enforcement officer acting in the performance of his duties while in uniform or exhibiting evidence of his authority or because of his status as a law enforcement officer. 

 

Simple assault under NJ law applies if a person:

1. Attempts to cause or purposely, knowingly or recklessly causes bodily injury to another; or

2. Negligently causes bodily injury to another with a deadly weapon; or

3. Attempts by physical menace to put another in fear of imminent serious bodily injury.

 

Bodily injury means physical pain, illness or any impairment of physical condition.

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Randy L. Dixon Rivera's curator insight, February 19, 2014 3:15 PM

Google #NDAA - LEOs don't die for a lie.  Don't be their disposable PAWNS 

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Michael Smolensky – Google+ - What do you get when you cross local police, a traffic…

Michael Smolensky – Google+ - What do you get when you cross local police, a traffic… | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it

What do you get when you cross local police, a traffic stop, and 3 enemas short of a narcotics seizure?

+Law Office of Michael A. Smolensky LLC…

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Nude Swimmer Distracts Man in Alleged Burglary Plot

Nude Swimmer Distracts Man in Alleged Burglary Plot | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
A naughty nude swimmer distracted a Tennessee man in an alleged burglary plot that made quite a splash in his neighborhood.

Via Robbins & Associates
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If I'm not mistaken, the home owner appears in police uniform in the video at http://www.wkrn.com/story/22789197/naked-wife-distracts-victim-while-husband-robs-home.

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Robbins & Associates's curator insight, July 12, 2013 3:19 PM

H and W drop by neighbor, H has to step inside while W asks: can I go "nude swimming", and H robs the house. They get caught, the police are called, so the stip tease scam didn't pay off. Another crime foiled by the law.

robbinslaw.com

Atlanta/SandySpringsGa

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The Verdict Is In!

The Verdict Is In! | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it

After deliberating for more than 16 hours, a jury of six women on Saturday evening found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old in Sanford, Fla.


Via Loretta Spignardo
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The parties involved in a prosecution always walk away from it with less than what they had before the process began.

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Strong American role still exists at Afghan-controlled prison

Strong American role still exists at Afghan-controlled prison | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it

More than 3,000 U.S. detainees, some held without trial for years, had already been transferred to Afghan custody before this week’s agreement added a final 700, including 30 to 40 the United States considers “enduring security threats” ineligible for either trial or release.

 

Photograph of George Washington, Copyright 2013 Michael Smolensky, Esquire

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Wasn't the Bill of Rights conceived as a result of America's nascent experiences, which included a Revolutionary War?

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NSA phone records collection program is illegal and ineffective, government oversight board says - ABA Journal

NSA phone records collection program is illegal and ineffective, government oversight board says - ABA Journal | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
A National Security Agency program that collects and stores so-called metadata on nearly every U.S.
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Just in time for the 2014 State of the Union address.

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Woman Knows Her Rights with Cops Tells Off Border Patrol Police Officers

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS - http://policecrimes.com/police.html - The Supreme Court recommends you NOT talk to a police officer, but you must say "I'M GOING TO REMAIN...


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James Garrett's curator insight, September 23, 2013 11:13 PM

After being held for 15 minutes by U.S. Boarder Patrol, this U.S. citizen is finally released. She was steadfast in asserting her Constitutional Rights while the law enforcement officers attempted to intimidate her even to the point of rudely telling her to "shut up."

smolenskylaw's comment, September 25, 2013 6:16 PM
Putting aside the drama involved in this standoff, this young woman may be a better example of how to get charged for Obstruction Administration of Justice than defending individual liberties. If you know who Doug Llewelyn is, then you know he almost always said, "don't take the law into your own hands: you take 'em to court." If you hadn't heard of Doug Llewelyn, well, you have now.
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How Thieves Use Social Media To Rob You

How Thieves Use Social Media To Rob You | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
Thinking of tweeting about an upcoming holiday? Don’t. Thinking of sharing a photo of your latest grand purchase? Don’t. Thinking of checking in at the airport before your vacation? Don’t.

Via Gust MEES, Steven Krohn
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Javier Martinez - AWL's curator insight, August 1, 2013 9:34 PM

Take note of this info !.

MeeMetICT's curator insight, October 15, 2013 2:04 AM

Met de vakantie voor de deur wel even de moeite om te bekijken.

Carmenne K. Thapliyal's curator insight, October 15, 2013 2:36 AM

An infographic with some important information we can share with students

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Jersey City man linked to burglary by pudding cups found not guilty

Jersey City man linked to burglary by pudding cups found not guilty | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it

"The proof wasn't in the pudding. A Jersey City man who gave a Jersey Journal photographer a thumbs up hours before the jury announced their ruling, was found not guilty..."

 

Image Attribution: "Sir John Falstaff" (cropped), by Eduard von Grützner [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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smolenskylaw's curator insight, April 4, 2013 12:39 PM

Chalk this up as one for the good guys! Congratulations Mr. John Booth, Esq., not only for the victory, but more importantly for your dedication to defending Mr. Rivera.

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Ohio rape case shows the tragic, useful role of social media

Ohio rape case shows the tragic, useful role of social media | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
Pictures and videos you post on the internet could help convict you of a crime.
smolenskylaw's insight:

My clients are frequently uneducated. Often their schooling ended in the eleventh grade. In addition to limited job opportunities, dropping out of high school also limits one's ability to analyze a situation and make common sense decisions. A criminal conviction is the only way for some people to learn to straighten up, fly right, and shut up. It is unfortunate what happened to this young woman.

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smolenskylaw's curator insight, March 30, 2013 10:41 PM

My clients are frequently uneducated. Often their schooling ended in the eleventh grade. In addition to limited job opportunities, dropping out of high school also limits one's ability to analyze a situation and make common sense decisions. A criminal conviction is the only way for some people to learn to straighten up, fly right, and shut up. It is unfortunate what happened to this young woman.

Robbins & Associates's curator insight, April 3, 2013 8:05 AM

When litigants use social media to make threats the court can sanction.

www.robbinslaw.com

Robbins & Associates's comment, April 3, 2013 8:06 AM
The Court can sanction litigants who make threats.