New Jersey residents today should not be unfamiliar with reports of suspected terrorist activity. This is something that may be part of news headlines on a relatively regular basis whether domestically or internationally. But, just what might constitute an allegation of terrorism? Understanding this is important for anyone who finds themselves a target of such an allegation.
According to the National Institute of Justice, there are multiple components that may need to be involved in order for a specific action or event to be considered terrorism. First and foremost is the presence of some type of violence. This violence is generally said to be a means of influencing a grou or individuals and to be motivated by some political point.