DMV Clerk Illegally Sold NJ Driver’s Licenses

June 29, 2012 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Recently, a former clerk at the Jersey City Motor Vehicle Agency pled guilty to illegally selling New Jersey digital driver’s licenses to unauthorized persons. The official charge that the 48-year-old woman was convicted of was second-degree conspiracy. By pleading guilty, she admitted that—on more than one occasion—she entered false information into the MVC database in […]

Your Fourth Amendment Right

June 28, 2012 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

We all know that we have constitutional rights, but many of us are unfamiliar with what they are and how they help us. The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution says: “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be […]

Dharun Ravi Claims His Hate Crime Conviction is Unconstitutional

June 21, 2012 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Lawyers representing Dharun Ravi, a former Rutgers University student sentenced in May for using a webcam to spy on his roommate kissing another man, recently filed a notice of appeal on his behalf. His attorneys are claiming that his hate crime conviction is unconstitutional. Prior to this, the prosecution appealed. They contended that Mr. Ravi’s […]

Getting Caught With a Fake ID in New Jersey

June 19, 2012 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Young adults who try to purchase alcohol or gain access to bars with a fake ID need to understand that their actions have dire consequences. In New Jersey, it is unlawful to possess, display, create, and/or sell a fake ID. Each of these actions is a crime that is punishable by jail time and carries […]

Theft in the 21st Century

June 14, 2012 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Not too long ago, 20th Century reformers of theft law tried to transform a hodgepodge of what they thought were arbitrary, overly technical, and loophole-ridden legal rules into an easier and more synthesized law of theft. However, according to Professor Stuart Green of Rutgers School of Law-Newark, they did so in a way that tossed […]

Q & A: What to Do When Confronted by Police

June 12, 2012 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Q: Do I have to talk to the police if they stop me? A: No. If you get stopped on the street or in your car, you are under no legal obligation to talk to them. However, if you do not, at a minimum, verbally acknowledge their presence and act courteously, you will be shooting […]

NJ Threatens Criminal Charges for Unbuckled Pets

June 11, 2012 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

According to the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission, New Jersey drivers who fail to buckle up their cat or dog could face criminal charges as well as fines totaling up to $1,000. State officials are working in tandem with the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in order to enforce laws […]