CALL FOR A CONSULTATION 973-635-3366 973-635-3366

Courts and Law Enforcement Respond to Coronavirus

In light of the national emergency due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19),
courts and law enforcement agencies at every level of Government have taken extraordinary
actions:

FEDERAL
● For more information, see our prior posts. https://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselaw.com/blog/

STATE OF NEW JERSEY
● The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office and the State Police jointly announced that
law enforcement continues to charge people with criminal offenses related to the virus
ranging from misdemeanor disorderly persons offenses for “violations of emergency
orders” to second-degree indictable offenses aggravated assault, result from defendants
allegedly coughing on law enforcement officers while claiming that they have COVID-
19. Second-degree offenses carry a potential sentence of five to ten years in state prison
and a fine of up to $150,000. The Attorney General's Office has also moved to revoke the
liquor license of a Warren County pub that allegedly continued to serve patrons in-house
in violation of the Governor’s Executive Orders.
● For more information, see our prior posts.  https://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselaw.com/blog/

MUNICIPAL COURTS
● See our prior posts.  https://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselaw.com/blog/

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *