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Court Rules Defendant’s Lawyer Not Entitled To Evidence

STATE – Former Assemblyman Neil Cohen’s lawyer is not entitled to review the child pornography images his client allegedly printed from his legislative computer, a state appeals court ruled last week. The Attorney General’s office appealed an earlier decision by…

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Assemblyman Joseph Vas was indicted on 11 counts of conspiring with municipal employees to bill the city for $5,000 worth of clothing, sneakers and other personal items. The former Perth Amboy mayor is also accused of participating in a scheme…

Former Assemblyman Indicted On Child Pornography Charges

TRENTON – Former New Jersey Assemblyman Neil M. Cohen was indicted Wednesday on official misconduct and child pornography charges for allegedly using computer equipment in the 20th Legislative District office to view child pornography and print copies of child pornography…

Union County Lawmaker Resigns During Child Porn Investigation

TRENTON – Longtime state Assemblyman Neil Cohen (D-Union) resigned Monday. Cohen is currently the subject of a child pornography investigation, though as of Monday no charges had been filed. Cohen has reportedly been in a hospital under psychiatric evaluation since…

Lawmakers Move To Increase Death Benefit For National Guard Members

TRENTON – As Memorial Day approaches, state lawmakers are working to increase the death benefit paid to the families of active members of the New Jersey National Guard. On Monday, the Assembly Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee released two measures…

Lawmakers Want To Make October “Hispanic Heritage Month”

TRENTON – Last week, Assemblymen Neil M. Cohen and Joseph Cryan announced the introduction of legislation that would statutorily designate each October as “Hispanic Heritage Month” in New Jersey. Senator Raymond J. Lesniak announced he will sponsor an identical version…