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State V Christopher M. Chavies

SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY APPELLATE DIVISION DOCKET NO. A-0786-07T40786-07T4 STATE OF NEW JERSEY, Plaintiff-Respondent, CHRISTOPHER M. CHAVIES, Defendant-Appellant. ________________________________________________________________ Submitted April 1, 2009 –… Read More

State v. Christopher M. Chavies part 2

Superior Court of New Jersey,Appellate Division. STATE of New Jersey, Plaintiff-Respondent, v. Christopher M. CHAVIES, Defendant-Appellant. Decided: November 9, 2001 Before Judges HAVEY, BRAITHWAITE and… Read More

NJ Court Mulls Easing Rules for Warrantless Auto Searches Michael Booth, New Jersey Law Journal April 14, 2015 |

The New Jersey Supreme Court on April 14 heard arguments over whether it should scrap its six-year-old ruling that governs the standards police must follow… Read More

Limited License Legal Technicians

What is a Limited License Legal Technician, or a non-lawyer legal tech? Apparently the legal world’s answer to a nurse practitioner. The State of Washington will… Read More

Prosecutors Immune From Civil Suits, NJ Appeals Court Says

A New Jersey appeals court has ordered the dismissal of claims of malicious prosecution and civil rights violations against three deputy state attorneys general and… Read More

Shawn R. Tominus

Shawn R. Tominus died at the age of 55 in Middletown, NJ on Friday, March 6, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Nitch Tominus his son Shawn… Read More

In Departure From Seeling – Not Unethical To Withhold NJSA 2C:40-26 Info From Prosecutors

On February 17th, the Appellate Division ruled in the unpublished decision captioned State v. Kane that a defense attorney has no ethical obligation under RPC… Read More

NJ Police To Wear Cameras

Effective March 1, 2015, New Jersey law requires that every new or used police vehicle be equipped with a video recording device. The equipment should… Read More

Court Tosses Lawyer’s Conviction Won By A Private Prosecutor Michael Booth, New Jersey Law Journal

A New Jersey appeals court has overturned a lawyer’s conviction for harassment, finding that a municipal court judge improperly allowed the complaining witness to pursue… Read More

Judge Wright Dies

Lingtime Middlesex County Municipal Court Judge Rinald Wright died in the Las Vegas area from cardiac arrest. Wright was also the Chief Judge in North… Read More

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