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Criminal Defense Blog

When you have been charged with a crime, it is critical that you hire an experienced criminal defense attorney–Weinstock Defense is prepared to build a compelling case to support your interests. This blog is full of educational and informative content that will help you understand the legal process and the options available to you. Ed Weinstock has years of experience practicing criminal law and has developed this blog as a means to supporting clients and providing helpful, informative resources to better help you understand the scope of legal situations.

The FIU investigates high-dollar casino crimes

As one of the leading gambling cities in the world, Atlantic City takes casino crimes very seriously. The New Jersey State Police (NJSP) has a Casino Gaming Bureau that consists of four units. One of these is the Financial Crimes Investigations Unit (FIU). The FIU...

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5 ways teens get alcohol 

You may remember your teen years when your parents told you not to drink alcohol – and you did it anyhow. Now you have a teen (or two) of your own and you may be worrying if they’re going to follow in your footsteps.  While it’s not legal for teens to drink (without...

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Atlantic City’s most common casino crimes

Atlantic City is a popular vacation spot for those who enjoy gambling. Unfortunately, it is also a place where casino crimes are committed on a regular basis. Though security in these establishments keeps an eye out for criminal activity, they can’t stop everyone. A...

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What happens when the police catch minors with alcohol?

The teenage years are often full of rule-breaking, rebellion and personal experimentation. High school students and recent graduates alike need to figure out who they are as a person and differentiate themselves from their parents, a process that can be quite painful...

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Can you use crime of passion as a defense?

You may have heard people discuss crimes of passion. A crime of passion is when someone is so overcome by emotion that they react without thinking and do something illegal. In the most serious cases, it results in death. Can you really claim that it was a crime of...

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Murder and manslaughter are not the same

The actors on TV police dramas say words like murder, homicide and manslaughter all the time. You figure those terms all describe one individual taking the life of another, so they must mean the same thing, right? Actually, they do not. Each is unique in key ways....

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