What is Alternative Sentencing?
As more and more prisons and local jails suffer from
overcrowding, many states have begun considering alternative sentences to
incarceration. These alternatives not... more
Written by Avvo Staff, almost 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
For those convicted of a crime, the next immediate step is sentencing. That's where the judge comes in.
It's a common thought that the jury often influences sentencing, but this is not the case. The... more
Written by attorney Elliot Stomel, almost 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
The penalties for driving with a suspended/revoked license in the State of New Jersey are set forth in N.J.S. 39:3-40. They include mandatory fines, an additional suspension of driving privileges,... more
Parole is a conditional release from prison. If you violate the conditions of the release, the gatekeeper who determines whether you are going to be re-incarcerated is the Parole Board. The trick to... more