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Pre-Trial Intervention ("PTI”) can be a life-altering opportunity

Jersey City, New Jersey – For people accused of a crime, rightly or wrongly, Pre-Trial Intervention ("PTI”) can be a life-altering opportunity. PTI is a period of supervision (usually between one to three years) during which the defendant…
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State of New Jersey v. Trey Lentz

Jersey City, New Jersey – On March 15, 2020, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, in State of New Jersey v. Trey Lentz, held the warrantless swabbing of a suspect’s hands for gunshot residue was lawful and the results of…
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In State of New Jersey v. Michael A. Jackson

Jersey City, New Jersey – The Confrontation Clause of the United States Constitution is one of the most important provisions in criminal procedure. It requires a criminally accused person to be able to cross-examine the witnesses against him…
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The State of New Jersey Recently Amended the Expungement Laws

Jersey City, New Jersey – The State of New Jersey recently amended the expungement laws to make more people eligible for expungements. The law is known as the Clean Slate Law and is already in effect. This is a brief summary of some of the…