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Constitutional Litigation

What is a motion to suppress evidence?

Whenever the police take an action without an arrest or search warrant, they must be able to justify that action under the New Jersey and United States constitutions.  A person accused of a crime can challenge any arrest, confession or seizure of evidence in a proceeding called a motion to suppress evidence.

Published February 27, 2007 by W. Timothy Howes, Esq.

Election Law Success Stories

While making every vote count and stopping voter fraud are very important policies in America, winning an election is also very important to the candidate and his or her political party.  On rare occasions, winning the election also involves winning a court case.  In those rare cases, you need an election law attorney who is not only experienced, but also has a track record of success.  This article sets forth some of our success stories.

Published February 26, 2007 by W. Timothy Howes, Esq.

Howes & Howes was on the front lines when the N.J. Supreme Court changed how primary elections work

Liberal Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Forrester lost several county conventions, and as a result, did not have the good ballot position he had sought.  So he did what an increasing number of politicians have been doing—he brought a lawsuit.  Partner Tim Howes represented Bret Schundler in the litigation, which reached the state Supreme Court.

Published May 16, 2005 by W. Timothy Howes, Esq.

Legal challenges to your nominating Petition can drain the energy out of your campaign

New Jersey Law requires that a candidate for office obtain a certain number of signatures of registered voters to qualify for a spot on the ballot.  There are a number of other legal requirements for nominating petitions.  If a candidate does not comply with those requirements, then he or she risks a time-consuming legal challenge, or worse, exclusion from the ballot.

Published April 20, 2005 by W. Timothy Howes, Esq.

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