When Can the Police Seize Drugs Without a Warrant in New Jersey?
Posted by Scott Gorman - June 16, 2021
When the police make an arrest on suspicion of drug possession, distribution or manufacturing, they will typically seize any evidence they can find in the vicinity. In many cases, they will do so without a warrant. While the Fourth Amendment … Continued
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What is a Conditional Discharge in a New Jersey Drug Crime Case?
Posted by Scott Gorman - May 28, 2021
When facing a drug charge in New Jersey, there are several potential defenses available. However, it still won’t be possible to use these defenses to avoid a conviction in many cases. Prosecutors will have the evidence they need, and even … Continued
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7 Defenses to Drug Crimes in New Jersey
Posted by Scott Gorman - May 14, 2021
Drug crimes carry serious penalties in New Jersey. If you have been charged with possession, manufacturing, trafficking, sale or distribution, you could be facing substantial fines and months or years behind bars. However, there are several possible defenses to drug … Continued
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Do You Need a Lawyer for Drug Possession in Essex County, NJ?
Posted by Scott Gorman - December 31, 2020
You’ve been arrested and charged with drug possession in Essex County, NJ. Do you need a lawyer? While you might think that you are facing a relatively minor charge, the reality is that any drug conviction can have significant consequences … Continued
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Distribution of Date Rape Drugs
Posted by Scott Gorman - November 20, 2017
There’s a widespread push to stop the use of date rape drugs across the country, especially on college campuses, where unsuspecting students could be roofied and raped practically anywhere. Due in large part to the college culture—in which many students … Continued
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All Charges Dropped
Posted by Scott Gorman - May 29, 2017
If criminal charges have been filed against you, you probably think you’re in a very tight spot. However, the protections of the United States justice system ensure that you have a chance at a fair trial, as well as the … Continued
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Planes, Drugs and International Airports
Posted by Scott Gorman - May 4, 2017
Over the last several years, international airports across America have enacted strict rules by which travelers must abide before they are allowed to board a plane. Between body scans and pat-downs from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the extensive … Continued
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Manufacturing Illegal Drugs
Posted by Scott Gorman - December 30, 2016
Even if you have no intention of using drugs or illegal substances, simply having them on your person can be cause for your arrest and criminal charges. “Holding it for a friend” is not considered a viable excuse in a … Continued
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Dealing With Substance Abuse in the Courtroom
Posted by Scott Gorman - November 16, 2016
Addiction is a compulsive behavior and breaking an addiction requires significant willpower, as well as repeated actions designed to counteract the compulsions that lead to a specific behavior. Recovering alcoholics attend AA meetings, avoid bars and drinking in social situations, … Continued
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New Jersey’s Controlled Dangerous Substances
Posted by Scott Gorman - September 28, 2016
Everyone knows that drugs are bad and using them can have dire consequences, including jail time, fines, loss of employment and personal repercussions. But drug use is highly subjective because of the changing nature of drugs on the market and … Continued
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