Friday, July 25, 2014

NJ's Top Court Proposes Change to Spousal Immunity

New Jersey's Supreme Court is proposing an exception to the law that keeps conversations between a husband and wife private...

The state's highest court sided with the appeals court that marital communication does not lose its privacy just because it's heard by wiretap. But the justices proposed that the Legislature create a crime-fraud exception when spouses are jointly involved in criminal activity. (more)