Monthly Archives: July 2015

Pre Trial Intervention (“PTI”) is an excellent alternative to continued prosecution of Criminal Cases.

In New Jersey, N.J.S.A. 2C:43-12 defines the purpose of and the criteria necessary for admittance into a PTI program. All States have similar programs. Rather than continue criminal proceedings, the policy behind PTI is to provide applicants on an equal … Continue reading

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New Jersey Supreme Court holds police entry into defendant’s home without search warrant was justified under the emergency-aid doctrine.

On July 20, 2015, in the case State v. Evan Reece, the New Jersey Supreme Court addressed a criminal law question, whether police officers’ warrantless entry into defendant’s home was justified under the emergency-aid doctrine. The police were notified that … Continue reading

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Don’t drink and drive.

This article published in AAA magazine discusses the National Transportation Safety Board’s call to reduce the legal blood alcohol concentration limit from .08 to .05 for all drivers. It’s an issue of law, but the evidence also strongly suggests driving … Continue reading

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