Warrantless home search and CONSENT? | State v. Coles | State v. Lamb

Submitted by New Jersey Criminal lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Warrantless Search and Consent Most households in New Jersey are occupied by more than one person who exercise control over the premises, which begs the question of who can grant consent to conduct a warrantless search. Two cases were decided May 19th […] Read more »

Consent to Search

Posted by: New Jersey Criminal Lawyer, Jeffery Hark Under Article I, paragraph 7 of the New Jersey State Constitution. the validity of a consent to a search must be measured in terms of waiver. State v. Johnson, 68 N.J. 349, 353-54 (1975). “Where the State seeks to justify a search […] Read more »