CRIMINAL LAW — Search and Seizure

State v. Wright

New Jersey Law Journal


The warrantless police search of defendant's apartment and the seizure of drugs, a gun, and other contraband were constitutionally valid pursuant to the "third-party intervention" doctrine.

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  • Daniel Levy, Esq.

    Interesting case. But I do not agree with the court's reasoning about the landlord re-entering the premises with the police. Once he repaired the leak, he had no permission to re-enter, so he had no authority to re-enter with the police. Please see my blog post on this issue:

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