The Battered Child Syndrome Defense in New Jersey

February 16, 2015 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

As recently reported, there is currently a case being heard in our courts involving the tragic case of a son, John Mahoney, who shot and killed his father, Jerry Mahoney, a 49 year old veteran of the police department. John, 19 at the time of the incident, is claiming self defense – specifically battered child syndrome. […]