4 Common Crimes Committed During the Holidays

November 15, 2017 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Thanksgiving officially kicks off the Holiday Season. This time of year is typically associated with family and cheerful revelry. Still, sometimes people get a little naughty during the holidays. The following are some common crimes committed from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day. Identity Theft (N.J.S.A. 2C:21-17) The holidays are prime time for shopping. Unfortunately, they […]

Highs and Lows: Is NJ Really Ready for Legal Pot?

October 24, 2017 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

For now, possession of small amounts of marijuana is a disorderly persons offense in New Jersey under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10(a)(4). But that could change if the state finally follows through on the idea of legalizing the drug. While that may seem like it would free up police officers to focus on other crimes, some experts say […]

What to Do If You’ve Been Accused of Stalking

October 18, 2017 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Hollywood has done much to present a fearful and terrifying image of stalkers. For those who feel they are being stalked, these images are very accurate. What happens, however, if the shoe is on the other foot? If you feel you have been unjustly accused of stalking, what should you do to avoid serious trouble? […]

Taser Wants to Help You Monitor Police (Or Does it?)

October 2, 2017 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Back in April, stun gun manufacturer Taser International announced a major rebranding initiative. The company changed its name to Axon Enterprise and revealed it would be focusing on new surveillance products. Axon, which has been selling body and dash cameras to police agencies for more than a decade, said in a statement earlier this year […]

Consequences of Stealing Traffic Signs

September 11, 2017 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

While you can buy “No Parking” signs at Home Depot or fake stop signs on Amazon.com, some people have been known to swipe the real deal right off the street. To young people it can seem like harmless fun to snag a street sign or traffic sign. Unfortunately, the consequences can be more serious than […]

Trash This Illegal Behavior

August 14, 2017 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

You likely consider yourself a law-abiding citizen. You don’t steal. You don’t drive drunk. But there is one law that almost 40% of Jerseyans break on a regular basis. Worse, they are committing it right in their very home. And you might be too. In 1987, New Jersey made recycling mandatory statewide (N.J.A.C. 7:26A-1) . […]

4 Myths About Getting Arrested

July 18, 2017 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Bad news, Law & Order junkies: Dick Wolf has been lying to you for decades. Big- and small-screen crime shows have featured many falsehoods about policing, legal procedures, and the rights of suspects. Some are mere technical inaccuracies while others are downright fabrications. Of particular note is the way crime shows depict the rights of […]