Monthly Archives: June 2016

Wiretaps

Wiretap refers to the act of tapping telephone or other means of communication to gather information. The government can wiretap your communication devices to gather information. Wiretapping laws vary by jurisdiction. The number of federal and state wiretaps increased by 17% in 2015 in comparison to the prior year. More than 2/3s of the wiretaps […]

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Understanding Gap-Time Credit

Gap-time credit is delineated in N.J.S.A. 2C:44-5(b). If a defendant is given two separate sentences on two different dates (two different violations), then defendant will receive credit toward the second sentence for time spent in custody since defendant began serving the first sentence. A defendant must received gap-time credit if the following three factors are […]

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