The “Emergency Aid” Exception to the Warrant Requirement | State of New Jersey vs. Thomas W. Earls

Published by Criminal Defense Lawyer Jeffrey Hark Download the entire case excerpt at July 11, 2011 NOT FOR PUBLICATION WITHOUT THE APPROVAL OF THE APPELLATE DIVISION SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY APPELLATE DIVISION DOCKET NO. A-2084-07T4 STATE OF NEW JERSEY, Plaintiff-Respondent, v. Thomas W. Earls, Defendant-Appellant. Submitted March 22, […] Read more »

“third-party intervention” exception or “private search” doctrine

State v. Wright, Appellate Division A-4813-10T1 “third-party intervention” exception or “private search” doctrine Criminal case summary provided by New Jersey Criminal Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark   July 25, 2013, the Appellate Division affirmed the conviction of a defendant based on evidence obtained under the “third-party intervention” doctrine where police can search a […] Read more »

Drug Evidence found in the Warrantless Search

State v. Walker, A-49-11. Posted by drig crime defense pawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Smoking pot while answering one’s front door, then tossing the evidence when seeing it’s the police, creates probable cause to search under the plain-view and exigent-circumstances doctrines, the state Supreme Court says. The justices reversed an Appellate […] Read more »

Drug Issues Case NJ Supreme court

State v. Earls420 N.J. Super. 583 (App Div. 2011) Posted by: New Jersey Criminal Lawyer, Jeffery Hark Relevant Facts: The defendant was suspected of committing numerous residential burglaries. Officers obtained an arrest warrant for the defendant and couldn’t locate him. Thus, the police contacted T–Mobile, which was defendant’s cell phone […] Read more »