ACDL-NJ Brief Bank

The ACDL-NJ Brief Bank is intended for members to share sample briefs and motions on criminal law subjects. To contribute materials, please email them in Word or PDF format to acdl@acdlnj.orgBefore you can access the Brief Bank you must follow the instructions here and then click below. To search the Brief Bank, after clicking below, click the "Open in Drive" button, and then use the Google search box. You can search within the text of documents.  See search tips here.

NOTE: The documents in the ACDL-NJ Brief Bank are meant to be used as a guide, and ACDL-NJ does not guarantee the research, legal authority, or quotes in these pleadings. You should tailor these documents to the unique facts of your case. In addition, the controlling law may have changed since the drafting of these documents, and cases may have been reversed or overruled, so you should check to make sure the law you cite in any pleading is current. Please consult the applicable rules, including local rules, to determine the proper title of the filing, filing deadlines, required content and certificates, and proper methods of service.