N.J.S.A. 2C:1-6 Time limitations.

2C:1-6.  Time Limitations. a. (1) A prosecution for any offense set forth in N.J.S.2C:11-3, N.J.S.2C:11-4, N.J.S.2C:14-2 or sections 1 through 5 of P.L.2002, c.26 (C.2C:38-1 through C.2C:38-5) may be commenced at any time. (2)   A prosecution for any offense set forth in N.J.S.2C:17-2, section 9 of P.L.1970, c.39 (C.13:1E-9), section 20 of P.L.1989, c.34 (C.13:1E-48.20), section

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N.J.S.A. 2C:1-5- Abolition of common law crimes; all offenses defined by statute; application of general provisions of the code; limitation of local government laws

Today’s statute is N.J.S.A. 2c:1-5.  This statute abolishes common law crimes in New Jersey and makes any criminal offense one defined by statute.  This is an important statute as courts have long held ignorance of the law to not be a defense for breaking the law.  When common law crimes could be charged a person

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United States Supreme Court Rules Police Need Warrant to Track Cellphone Location

Today the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that in most instances the police will need a search warrant to acquire a person’s cellphone location information.  This important ruling protects the Fourth Amendment rights of all citizens of the United States from improper government surveillance.  Today’s decision also follows a trend of SCOTUS

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N.J.S.A. 2C:1-1-N.J.S.A. 2C:1-4

The Herron Law Firm, LLC believes it is important that our clients are able to see the exact law related to their case.  That’s why each Saturday we post a section of statutes from New Jersey.  This new feature will begin with Title 2C, the Criminal Code, for the State of New Jersey.  The text

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Jonathan Herron Attended New Jersey Bar Association Annual Meeting

Jonathan Herron attended the New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting on May 16-18, 2018.  This annual event features numerous seminars to help attorneys improve their knowledge of key areas of the law.  Jonathan feels that it is important for attorneys to continue learning more techniques, skills, and general information about the areas he represents

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