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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 52, STATE GOVERNMENT, DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICERS

    Chapter 17B: Establishment of department; "the department" defined

      Section: 52:17B-244: Removal of certain information from websites concerning prosecutions by the Attorney General.

          1. a. For all indictments and prosecutions by the Attorney General of persons who were thereafter acquitted of all criminal charges against them arising from the indictment or prosecution or persons who had all criminal charges against them dismissed with prejudice, if the Attorney General published on its website a press release or information, other than information required to be made available to the public under section 3 of P.L.1963, c.73 (C.47:1A-3), concerning the indictment or prosecution which identified the person by name, upon written request of that person, the Attorney General shall cause that press release or information to be removed from its website or inform the public on its website that the person who was indicted or prosecuted was acquitted of the criminal charges or that the criminal charges were dismissed.

b. Upon written request, the Attorney General shall provide a letter to any person who was indicted by the State or prosecuted by the Attorney General and was thereafter acquitted of all criminal charges arising from the indictment or prosecution or who had all criminal charges against him dismissed with prejudice, indicating that the person was acquitted of, or that there was a dismissal with prejudice of, all criminal charges arising from the indictment or prosecution.

L.2017, c.18, s.1.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2017-03-07 13:28:11.






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