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Committee advances Schepisi bill expanding prosecution for sexual assault crimes against minors

TRENTON, N.J. –  New Jersey took a step towards closing a prosecution loophole under a bill (A717) advanced by the Assembly Judiciary Committee today that would prosecute teachers and chaperones who sexually prey on minors in jurisdictions with less restrictive age of consent laws. Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi, a sponsor...

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