Anyone who has watched a police procedural on American television is familiar with the Miranda warning, the ritualized litany by which individuals in police custody are informed of their Fifth and Sixth Amendment rights – specifically, of their right to silence during police interrogation and their right to legal counsel while being interrogated.
The old adage that it isn’t getting any safer out there is true in terms of road safety – in fact, since 2020, automotive fatalities have been on an upswing nationwide.
Howard P. Lesnik, Esq. represented a local high school head football coach who was run over by a FedEx Ground delivery truck while jogging in town. The head football coach was jogging on a sidewalk when a delivery driver pulled out of a driveway in front his path. However, the delivery driver was looking down «more»
With less than a month remaining until Super Bowl Sunday this year, many fans are already well into the process of planning how they and their friends will watch the big game together.
New Jersey’s New Use of Force Dashboard Tracks All Police Incidents Involving Physical Force Applied to Suspects
For several years, pressure has been increasing on police agencies across the country to keep a more thorough and accurate accounting of incidents in which police use force against members of the public. New Jersey has responded to this call for accountability by introducing an interactive database cataloging every occasion on which a New Jersey «more»
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. And now, video can be priceless. Surveillance cameras capture video everyday all over the country. There are cameras on public streets that capture videos of accidents at intersections and speeding vehicles. Offices and business districts have security to record both inside and outside their buildings. Police «more»
There is no good reason to have a criminal record. People who have been convicted of certain crimes in New Jersey can have their record expunged after a certain period of time. People who have had their charges dismissed are immediately eligible to have their record expunged. How do you know if and when you «more»
Motor vehicle stops happen to be the number one way that Americans come into contact with police. New Jersey drivers will shortly be given more information about all of their responsibilities, rights and liberties during traffic stops. «more»
Will Communities Targeted by War on Drugs in NJ Receive Reparations Payments to support social justice reforms, funding health, legal aid, literacy workforce training? On election day last month, the citizens of New Jersey voted to legalize recreational marijuana via amendment to the state constitution, making New Jersey the first state in the Mid-Atlantic region «more»
Email me Report on the Top 10 Mistakes that Kill NJ Criminal Defenses Now! Perfect! Just fill out the form below to make sure you check your email immediately to receive your report about the Top 10 Mistakes that Kill a NJ Criminal Defense! The author Howard Lesnik is a board-certified criminal «more»