POLITICS & GOVERNMENT
Advocates push for social justice in marijuana legalization bill
BY Michael Hill, Correspondent | October 22, 2018, 6PM EST
Senate Bill 2703 — to legalize adult recreational marijuana use — was speeding toward a vote next Monday. But in reality, a lack of support and negotiations over amendments, has sent that plan up in smoke.
“We’re doing a couple of things..Read More
HILLSIDE, NJ — Hillside has a new business administrator, and several township officials are hopeful that this one might be a keeper.
Hillside Mayor Angela Garretson has appointed attorney Raymond Hamlin, of the law offices of Hunt, Hamlin, & Ridley, as Hillside’s seventh B.A., all serving under Garretson’s administration.
Hamlin succeeds city of Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren, who is currently serving as Hillside’s Urban Enterprise Zone coordinator.
Prior to Warren, Stephanie Bush-Baskette served as the township’s business administrator, opting out after six months...read more...
On behalf of the Law Firm of Hunt, Hamlin & Ridley, Ray Hamlin was recently appointed as counsel to the Newark Economic Development Corporation.
Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (Newark CEDC), formerly known as Brick City Development Corporation (BCDC), is the primary economic development catalyst for the State of New Jersey's largest city, Newark.
Kenyatta K. Stewart, was became a partner at the law firm of HUNT, HAMLIN & RIDLEY. He is now the managing partner at the firm’s city of Paterson office.
As a graduate of William Paterson University, he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. In 2007, he earned his Juris Doctor Degree from Hofstra Law School in Hempstead, New York.
Mr. Stewart interned with the Honorable Patricia P. Satterfield of the Queens Supreme Court, the Honorable Ronald Hedges, former District of ...
State appeals $427K in damages and attorney fees awarded in case of N.J. State Police excessive force
By Christopher Baxter/The Star-Ledger, August 02, 2013 at 1:29 PM
"The potential resolution could have saved taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars," Hamlin said. "But by not looking at this case objectively, they’ve now cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars more." ...MORE...
Law Firm of Hunt Hamlin & Ridley Awarded $371,930.50 in Case Against NJ State Trooper
Allen Bass v. State Police Trooper Gerald Dellagiacoma - Jury Verdict for Excessive Force $55,000.00 ($45,000 in compensatory damages and $10,000.00 in punitive damages)
The Honorable Katharine S. Hayden of the United States Federal District Court, recently awarded $371,930.50 in Attorneys Fees to the firm of Hunt, Hamlin & Ridley as a result of their handling of the above mentioned case in a trial in January of this ...
"Hunt, Hamlin & Ridley Associate Navarro Gray, comments on behalf of client and potential issues that may arise from bike rider providing commentary regarding the Biker and Range Rover Incident in NYC. View report on Fox 5 News"
18 months probation for Jersey City council candidate ensnared in corruption sweep
Ray Hamlin, Serrano's attorney, said today she planned to petition the Jersey City school district to get her old job back. District spokeswoman Maryann Dickar declined to comment...more...
Paterson man accused of trying to kill 2 cops is acquitted
Tuesday August 13, 2013, 4:46 PM, BY JOHN PETRICK, STAFF WRITER, The Record
A jury acquitted a Paterson man Tuesday of trying to kill two city police officers who, prosecutors say, were fired at while chasing a suspect after seeing him rob someone at gunpoint.
Quashon Kearney broke down in tears as co-defense counsel Kenyatta Stewart, of Newark, put his arm around him after the jury foreman announced the “not guilty” verdict on ...
TRENTON — A federal jury has awarded an Irvington man $55,000 in damages after finding a State Police trooper violated his civil rights by using excessive force against him four years ago.
Allen Bass, 50, sued Trooper Gerald Dellagicoma and others in 2009, claiming they punched and kicked him multiple times, causing him to urinate on himself, after he complied with their commands to get off his bicycle at Ellis Avenue and Clinton Avenue in Irvington a year earlier.
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