New Jersey’s Prison Population Shows Marked Decline

A recent evaluation of data from the New Jersey Department of Corrections revealed fewer people are being sentenced to prison in the state over the last five years. In fact, the numbers have continued to decline over the last two decades. Since the 1990s, New Jersey has seen the largest decrease in prison inmates of […]

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Criminal Possession Law in New Jersey

Drug and Gun Possession Criminal Defense Lawyers in New Jersey You’ve heard the scenario many times, or perhaps, it happened to you: you are pulled over by police during a routine motor vehicle stop that led to a search of your car and the people inside. Police find drugs–marijuana, heroin, cocaine, or prescription medication–or a […]

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Dash Cam from Fatal Police Shootings May be Public, NJ Supreme Court Rules

In the past several years, the law enforcement community has come under fire for fatal police shootings that sparked controversy over the excessive use of force. In New Jersey, the State’s highest court recently ruled in favor of releasing police dash-cam videos associated with fatal shooting incidents involving police officers. This decision came in response […]

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NJ Attorney General Issues Directive Regarding Bail for Gun Crimes, Sex Offenders

The New Jersey Attorney General just issued a revised directive regarding the new system under Bail Reform. These guidelines provide significant modifications to the initial directive, primarily by encouraging prosecutors to seek pretrial detention for defendants charged with gun crimes, assaults on law enforcement, certain sex crimes, and those arrested while released pending another matter, or on parole. […]

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Criminal Charges at New Jersey Stadiums

With summer upon us, there are a host of events to attend with friends and family, from concerts to sports games. New Jersey is home to numerous stadiums where thousands come every year to take part in fun and festivities, watch their favorite teams, listen to the musicians they love, and enjoy the thrill of […]

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What Evidence Does the Prosecutor Have to Provide at a New Jersey Bail Hearing?

Since the New Jersey Criminal Justice Reform Act took effect on January 1st of this year, the courts have presented several significant questions that require further clarification. In the most recent development involving bail reform, the New Jersey Supreme Court delineated the specific evidence that prosecutors must provide to criminal defendants during detention hearings. The overarching purpose of […]

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What is Happening with New Jersey’s Crime Rate?

The New Jersey State Police releases a Uniform Crime Report after collecting data from law enforcement agencies across the state about arrests, criminal charges, and the number of people cleared of these offenses every year. The most recent report, which analyzes data from 2015, shows an overall decrease in the state-wide crime rate of 5 […]

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New Jersey Appeals Court Addresses Key Questions about Bail Reform

New Jersey implemented its Bail Reform Act, which took effect in January of 2017, to level the playing field for criminal defendants statewide. Bail Reform arose out of a system which significantly favored higher-income defendants over those who may not be in a financial position to post bail. Under the new system, courts employ a risk-assessment […]

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Third degree eluding police and 16 points in traffic tickets result in no criminal record and no license suspension

Third Degree Eluding Police in Hudson County, New Jersey Christopher Perry and Travis Tormey of the Tormey Law Firm LLC recently represented a client facing a third degree felony for eluding a police officer as well as a number of traffic violations which totaled 16 motor vehicle points if he was convicted of all these […]

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The Pre-Trial Intervention Program (PTI) in New Jersey Criminal Cases

New Jersey PTI Lawyers in Hackensack, Morristown, Newark The Pre-Trial Intervention Program (PTI) for first time offenders in New Jersey Criminal Cases The Pre-Trial Intervention program (known as “PTI”) is a first-time offender program in certain New Jersey criminal matters. The PTI program is a Superior Court program so it must be used on indictable […]

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