Tag: conditional discharge

17July

Can I get a conditional discharge in New Jersey if I am caught with marijuana?

Updated July 17, 2018 Possession of small amounts of marijuana in New Jersey is illegal, but because of decriminalization certain first time offenders are able to avoid criminal penalties. This can be done by entering a conditional discharge program at the Municipal Court where you are charged. We frequently appear in the various municipal courts
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  • Posted by admin  Posted on 17 Jul  0 Comments
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21May

Arrests following Teaneck High School 'Senior Prank' – a case study in diversionary justice

Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. On May 1, 2014, over 60 students at Teaneck High School were arrested following what was allegedly a high school senior prank. Some were over 18 and charged as adults, some were still minors. During the days and weeks that followed, there were numerous conflicting reports about what had
  • conditional discharge, municipal court, PTI, superior court
  • Posted by admin  Posted on 21 May  0 Comments
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13September

New Conditional Dismissal Program Available in New Jersey Municipal Courts

Under current New Jersey law, people charged with certain minor drug crimes (possession of small amounts of marijuana/hashish, loitering to commit a CDS offense, etc.) could avoid criminal penalties and a conviction by entering a conditional discharge program at the Municipal Court where they were charged. Under a new law, S-2588, which was signed into
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