Drug-induced homicide and Good Samaritan laws

It seems impossible for many people to think that they or a loved one could face murder or manslaughter charges for a third party’s fatal overdose. Yet, due to drug-induced homicide laws, that is precisely what is happening. In 1986, the federal government passed the...

Do you qualify for New Jersey drug court?

If you face charges for driving under the influence or other substance-related crimes in New Jersey, you might qualify for the state drug court program. This diversion program includes substance use treatment and other recovery-focused services.  Review the details...

Rehabilitation through the New Jersey drug courts

Although New Jersey law still imposes strict penalties for drug possession, the trend over the past few decades has been towards rehabilitation rather than punishment. This article will briefly examine the current possible consequences of a possession conviction, and...

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