Municipal Court Case Law

Date Case Citation Category/Keyword
10/30/2023 In Re: Lewis J. Korngut Answer Advisory Committee on Judicail Conduct; Judges; Misconduct; Ethics
09/21/2023 In Re: Lewis J. Korngut Amended Formal Complaint Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct; Judges; Misconduct; Ethics
08/15/2023 State v. Oscar R. Juracan-Juracan ___ N.J. ___ (2023) Video remote interpreting (VRI); in-person interpreting; Language Access Plan (LAP); Administrative Directives #10-22, #01-17
08/09/2023 State v. Stephan Z. Zadroga ___ N.J. ___ (2023) Double jeopardy, Fifth Amendment; Manifest necessity, Kennedy standard; DWI: Blood Test
08/04/2023 E.W. v. W.M-H. ___ N.J. Super. ___ (2023) Final restraining order (FRO); Domestic Violence Act; Harassment; Statutory immunity for DCPP complaints
08/02/2023 State v. Quintin D. Watson __N.J.__(2023) First-time in-court identifications; due process rights; right to confrontation
08/02/2023 State v. Roberson Burney __N.J.__(2023) First-time in-court identification; expert testimony
07/12/2023 State in the Interest of M.P. __N.J. Super.__(App. Div. 2023) Waiver of Miranda rights; juvenile; confession; custodial interrogation
07/10/2023 In Re:  Lewis J. Korngut  Formal Complaint Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct; Judges; Misconduct; Ethics
07/05/2023 State v. Jason W. Vanderee __N.J. Super.__(App. Div. 2023) Warrantless search; search incident to arrest and inventory search warrant exception
06/22/2023 State v. Cornelius C. Cohen __N.J.__(2023) plain smell; marijuana; warrantless search; automobile exception
06/21/2023 State v. Andreas M. Erazo __N.J.__(2023) Miranda warnings; waiver of Miranda rights; custody
06/06/2023 State v. Terrance L. Johnson _N.J. Super.__(App. Div. 2023) motor vehicle stop; vehicle registration search exception; N.J.S.A. 39:3-29
05/30/2023 State v. Jamire D.Williams; State v. Tyshon Kelly __N.J.__(2023) warrantless search and seizure; motor vehicle; MDT query; suspended driver’s license; reasonable suspicion
05/26/2023 State v. Shahaad I. Jones __N.J. Super.__(App. Div. 2023) search of vehicle; plain view; plan smell
05/09/2023 State v. Izaia M. Bullock __N.J.__(2023) Miranda warnings; courtyard, stationhouse statements
05/04/2023 State v. Joao C. Torres __N.J.__(2023) State v. Lentz, 463 N.J. Super. 54, 70 (App. Div. 2020); delayed warrantless search
05/03/2023 State v. Anthony Miranda __N.J.__(2023) search; exigent circumstances exception
04/13/2023 In Re: R. Douglas Hoffman Answer Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct; Judges; Misconduct; Ethics
04/10/2023 In Re: R. Douglas Hoffman Formal Complaint

Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct; Judges; Misconduct; Ethics

04/05/2023 State v. Marese Washington, Jr. __N.J. Super.__(App. Div. 2023) search and seizure without search warrant; plain view
03/30/2023 State v. Andre Higgs __N.J.__(2023)

internal affairs records request; remote convictions; N.J.R.E. 609; impeachment by evidence of conviction of crime; disorderly persons offense

03/21/2023 IMO of the Appeal of the Denial of M.U.’s Application for a Handgun __N.J. Super.__(App. Div. 2023)

N.J.S.A. 2C:58-3(c)(5); expunged records; R. 3:21-5; R. 5:7A; handgun purchase permit; firearms purchaser identification card; weapons forfeiture and confiscation

03/08/2023 State v. Kyle A. Smart __N.J.__(2023)

R. 3:5-8; search and seizure without search warrant; warrantless search; automobile exception; probable cause; State v. Witt, 223 N.J. 409 (2015)

02/17/2023 State v. Michael Olenowski __N.J.__(2023)

expert testimony; admissibility of expert evidence; criminal and quasi-criminal matters; “Frye” test; “Daubert” test

01/19/2023 State v. Deje M. Coviello __N.J.__(2023) DWI sentencing; license forfeiture; ignition interlock device (IID)
12/21/2022 State v. Eric A. Burnham __N.J. Super.__(App. Div. 2022) shoplifting; sales tax
12/20/2022 State v. Shareef O. Gray __N.J. Super.__(App. Div. 2022) search and seizure; warrantless search of vehicle; plain view; marijuana
12/12/2022 State v. R.O.-S./ State v. C.C. __N.J. Super.__(Law. Div. 2022) clean-slate expungement; municipal ordinances
11/16/2022 State v. Jamal Wade _N.J._(2022) First Appearance; Miranda warnings
08/17/2022 State v. Scott M. Hahn _N.J. Super_ (App. Div. 2022) Miranda rights; Miranda waiver
07/19/2022 In Re: Nino F. Falcone Order Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct; Judges; Misconduct; Ethics
07/19/2022 State v. Hindraj L. Balani __N.J. Super.__ (Law Div. 2022) municipal appeal; 6:2-5; Penalty Collection Proceedings; N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.32(a); jurisdiction
07/15/2022 State v. Alberto Lopez __N.J. Super.__ (App. Div. 2022) 6th amendment right to counsel; interrogation; impeachment; juvenile
06/30/2022 State v. Kyle Smart __N.J. Super.__ (App. Div. 2022) warrantless search; automobile exception; motor vehicle stop; probable cause
06/28/2022 State v. David L. Smith __N.J.__(2022) seizure of vehicle; traffic stop; tinted windows
06/22/2022 State v. Abayuba Rivas __N.J.__(2022) self-incrimination; custodial interrogation; Miranda waiver; right to counsel
05/18/2022 In Re: Cecilia Sardina Guzman Order Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct; Judges; Misconduct; Ethics
05/16/2022 In Re: Guy W. Killen Order Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct; Judges; Misconduct; Ethics
05/02/2022 State v. O.D.A.-C __N.J.__(2022) Miranda rights; Miranda waiver
04/25/2022 State v. Thomas Zingis __N.J. Super.__(App. Div. 2022) Drunk driving; DWI: Alcotest; State v. Cassidy; Cassidy notice
04/18/2022 State v. Steve Cotto, a/k/a/ Steven Sosa __N.J. Super.__(App. Div. 2022) Miranda rights; Miranda waiver; State v. Sims, __ N.J. __ (2022)
04/08/2022 State v. Nestor Francisco a/k/a Canela Lopez __N.J. Super.__(App. Div. 2022) Miranda rights; Miranda waiver; immigration status; immigration consequences
04/06/2022 In re: Nino F. Falcone Presentment Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct; Judges; Misconduct
04/06/2022 State v. M.B. __N.J. Super.__(App. Div. 2022) Temporary restraining order (TRO); telephonic search warrant; weapons search
04/05/2022 State v. Michael A. Konecny __N.J.__(2022) DWI: Laurick; R. 7:10-2 (Post Conviction Relief); Municipal Court Practice Committee; uncounseled; right to counsel; increased custodial sentence; driving while suspended (DWS); N.J.S.A. 2C:40-26(b); post-conviction relief (PCR)
03/16/2022 State v. Anthony Sims, Jr. __N.J.__(2022) Self-incrimination; Custodial interrogation; Miranda waiver
03/09/2022 State v. Michelangelo Troisi __N.J. Super.__(App. Div. 2022) Use of Wireless Phone or Other Electronic Communication Device While Driving; N.J.S.A. 39:4-97.3
02/08/2022 State v. Laura Gonzalez __N.J.__(2022) Right to counsel; custodial interrogation
02/07/2022 State v. Matthew Diaz __N.J. Super.__(App Div. 2022) Waiver of Miranda rights, knowing and intelligent; suppression of incriminating statements; trickery or deception; custodial interrogation
02/01/2022 State v. J.T __N.J. Super.__(Chancery Div. 2022) Domestic violence; TRO; contempt charge
01/25/2022 State v. Peter Nyema/Jamar J. Myers __N.J.__(2022) Investigative stop; Terry stop; Search and seizure: auto; reasonable suspicion
01/20/2022 State v. Christopher Radel/Keith Terres __N.J.__(2022) Search and seizure: protective sweep; warrantless entry; reasonable and articulable suspicion; imminent threat