Tag: 2023

NJ Supreme Court to Determine If Defendants With Cannabis Expungement Are Eligible for PTI

NJ Supreme Court to Determine If Defendants With Cannabis Expungement Are Eligible for PTI

The Supreme Court of New Jersey is poised to consider one of several key criminal law issues that has arisen in the wake of the state’s efforts to expunge low-level marijuana convictions. The key issue before the court in the consolidated cases of State v. Richard Gomes and State v.

NJ Supreme Court to Consider Constitutionality of Terroristic Threats Statute

NJ Supreme Court to Consider Constitutionality of Terroristic Threats Statute

The New Jersey Supreme Court recently announced that it has granted certification in a case challenging the terroristic threats statute, N.J.S.A. 2C:12-3(a), which criminalizes a threat to commit a crime of violence made “in reckless disregard of the risk of causing…terror.” The Appellate Division found the statute to be constitutionally

NJ Supreme Court Clarifies Order of Waiver and Suppression Motions for Juvenile Defendants

NJ Supreme Court Clarifies Order of Waiver and Suppression Motions for Juvenile Defendants

In State in the Interest of E.S. (A-41/42-21/086554) (Decided November 22, 2022), the Supreme Court of New Jersey addressed whether the trial court abused its discretion by choosing to hear the State’s motion to waive family court jurisdiction and prosecute a juvenile defendant as an adult before hearing his motion

NJ Supreme Court Clarifies Insurance Broker’s Duty to Inform LLC’s About Worker’s Comp

NJ Supreme Court Clarifies Insurance Broker’s Duty to Inform LLC’s About Worker’s Comp

In Nancy L. Holm v. Daniel M. Purdy (A-39-21/086229) (Decided December 13, 2022), the Supreme Court of New Jersey held that N.J.S.A. 34:15-36 imposes a non-waivable duty on insurance brokers to inform new LLC members of the availability of workers’ compensation coverage and the right to elect such coverage. The