New Jersey Criminal Case Law Practice Developments 2024

Date: Feb 20, 2024 9:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Location: Online

Member Price: $160

Non-Member Price: $200

Section Price: $150

Event Code: I008124

Areas of Law: Criminal Law, Municipal Court Practice

Earn up to 4.2 credits! (More Information)

Faculty

Keynote

Moderator

Joseph Paravecchia, Esq.
First Assistant Prosecutor
Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office, Flemington
Alan L. Zegas, Esq.
Law Offices of Alan L. Zegas, Millburn

Presenters

Hon. Justine A. Niccollai, JSC
State of New Jersey, Paterson
Hon. Ronald Susswein, JAD
Najma Q. Rana, Esq.
Hudson County Prosecutor's Office, Jersey City
Joseph J. Russo, Esq.
Assistant Public Defender, Office of the Public Defender, Newark

Presented in cooperation with the NJSBA Criminal Law Section

If your practice concentrates in criminal law, it is essential that you read each significant published case and keep abreast of changes in the law. If you only occasionally handle criminal law matters, the need is even greater that you keep aware of recent case law developments in order to represent your clients competently and avoid malpractice! An easy way to bring yourself up to date is to attend this presentation.

Hear from leading criminal law attorneys, Joseph Paravecchia, Esq. and Alan Zegas, Esq., two of our state's leading criminal law practitioners. This will be a fast-paced, think-on-your-feet seminar that will highlight the lead cases through a discussion of the legal question presented, the case holding, and the impact of that holding on the practice of criminal law. This is sure to be a super-energized way to stay up-to-date on the latest developments in criminal law.

Program Agenda:


Part One – Keynote Discussion

  • 9:00 | Judge Susswein’s Case discussion and Panel Response on the Appellate Division’s decision in State v. Scott, 474 N.J. Super. 388 (App. Div. 2023), and the Judiciary’s commitment to deterring discriminatory policing

Part Two – Case Law Developments

  • 9:40 | Cases Related to Investigatory Stages and Procedures
    - Fourth Amendment – Search and Seizure
    - Fifth and Sixth Amendments – Miranda Warnings, Self-Incrimination and Right to Counsel
  • 10:30 | Break
  • 10:40 | Cases Related to Pretrial Discovery Practice, Right to Confront Witnesses and Right to Speedy Trial
    - Pretrial Discovery
    - Confrontation
    - Speedy Trial (Pre-CJRA)
  • 11:15 | Cases Related to Trial Practice
  • 12:00 | Cases Related to Expert Testimony
  • 12:25 | Cases Related to Diversion and Sentencing
  • 12:40 | Q&A
  • 12:45 | Adjourn

CLE Credits
NJ CLE:NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 4.2 hours of total CLE credit (Full Credits Available: NJ Criminal Trial Attorney Credit: 4.2, NJ General: 4.2).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Professional Practice Transitional: 4.0
PA CLE:PA Substantive Credit: 3.5
New: No PACLE fee is required for this program. To earn PA CLE credits, a valid PA Bar ID number must be entered into the CLE form provided after attending the program.

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