Subject to Megan’s Law Restrictions in New Jersey? Register Every Residence Where You Sleep

Submitted by New Jersey Sex Crime Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. ARE PERSONS IN NEW JERSEY WHO ARE SUBJECT TO MEGAN’S LAW REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS OBLIGATED TO REGISTER AT EACH RESIDENCE WHERE THEY SLEEP?  YES, YES, AND YES!!!!   IF YOU DO NOT YOU WILL BE SUBJECT TO AN ADDITIONAL ‘FAIURE TO REGISTER’ […] Read more »

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP MAN ARRESTED FOR DISTRIBUTION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY – 5/25/16

Submitted by New Jersey Sex Crime Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Gloucester Township Police Chief Harry Earle announced a Gloucester Township man has been arrested and charged Tuesday (5/24/16) with distribution of child pornography. Robert Cohen, 20, is charged with second-degree distribution of child pornography. […] Read more »

Sentencing: Guidelines, Merger, Yarbough Factors and Beyond

Submitted by New Jersey Sex Crime Attorney, Jeffrey Hark This blog is the last of three blogs discussing State v. Cawley, a case concerning a gruesome rape of a young woman. In previous blogs we have discussed rights to counsel, hearsay exceptions, and the fresh complaint doctrine. Today we move […] Read more »

Your Two Rights to Counsel and Inevitable Discovery

Submitted by New Jersey Criminal Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. State v. Cawley, decided April 7th, is an appeal from a judgment of conviction due to evidence the defendant argues should have been suppressed and an excessive sentence. The defendant was convicted of numerous counts of kidnapping and sexual assault arising from […] Read more »

Witness Bolstering Testimony and Reversible Error | NJ Supreme Court

Submitted by New Jersey Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark The State may not attack one witness’s credibility through another witness’s assessment of that credibility. At trial, a party may introduce evidence that an adverse witness is biased, and parties may demonstrate bias through extrinsic evidence. N.J.R.E. 607. Such extrinsic evidence may include […] Read more »