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Articles Written About DWI/DUI Topics in New Jersey
Following is a compilation of articles and thoughts about DWI law in New Jersey as well as some insights into the legal process and New Jersey’s Municipal Courts.
Do The Right Thing
A proposed senate bill would create a diversionary program for certain defendants charged with DWI; is adopting it the right thing to do? By Peter Lederman, Esq. Published in the New Jersey Law Journal Do the right thing! That’s what is expected of us. It’s not always the easiest thing to do. Sometimes it’s the […]
To Do Justice and Love Mercy
One individual who found a way to dispense justice with mercy and humility for years, in Monmouth County Municipal Courts, is retired Judge Mark Apostolou.
Municipal Court Hearings Sometimes Become Endurance Events
Municipal court hearings in New Jersey sometimes become endurance events of their own when attorneys are thrust into hearings late at night at the direction of the court.
DWI BLOOD TESTS: How to Tell if Yours Will Hold up in a NJ Court
Outlining the NJ DWI law police must follow when obtaining your blood and ways your attorney can challenge the prosecution’s charges.
ARRESTED FOR DWI: 5 Things to do Right Now
Read this list to help you navigate those first few uncertain days after your DWI charge, to give you peace of mind, and to start you off in the right direction.
I Witnessed an Execution
The article “I Witnessed an Execution” is an argument for diversionary programs for some DWI offenders.
The Problem with Stealth
Police use of high-tech devices raises profound questions about the ability of individuals in a free society to flourish, no less survive, when under constant observation by the state.
Sausage and Statutes: People shouldn’t see how either is made
Sausage and Statutes is a critique of a proposed New Jersey law centering on expanded use of BAIIDs or “breath alcohol interlock ignition devices.”
Gravity: An analogy as to why a unified court system is necessary
Published in the New Jersey Law Journal, Peter Lederman wrote “Gravity” as an analogy to discuss why a unified court system is necessary.