Two criminal defense lawyers are asking a federal court to declare unconstitutional New Jersey’s money-laundering law, which they say uniquely criminalizes the mere possession of U.S. currency.
Glenn Cavanagh and Jon-Henry Barr seek to enjoin the start of a state court criminal trial set for June 11 in Middlesex County, arguing the New Jersey statutes, N.J.S.A. 2C:21-25(a) and -26, are unconstitutional and their clients face irreparable harm from the 20-year prison sentence they face if convicted.
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