Beyond Cyberbullying: Other Charges You Could Face for Online Harassment

March 22, 2017 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

It’s okay if you get into the occasional flame war on Twitter or Reddit. However, if you let your passions get the better of you, you run the risk of getting charged with cyberbullying. New Jersey defines cyberbullying (sometimes called cyber harassment) as any online communication that intentionally harasses or threatens another person. Cyberbullying is […]

Can You Get Arrested for Stealing Office Supplies?

March 15, 2017 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Plenty of us do it – one study even found that one in 10 U.S. workers doesn’t see it as wrong. After all, what does a roll of Scotch tape, some pens, and a stack of Post-It note pads really cost your company? It seems like a victimless crime; can you really get arrested for […]

Feigning Credit Card Fraud is Credit Card Fraud

March 8, 2017 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Nobody likes paying bills. If your credit card bill seems higher than expected and you find a fraudulent charge, rest assured you can call the credit card company and dispute it. Federal law ensures that credit card companies will side with you unless there is evidence that the charge was in fact legitimate. What would […]

Romantic or Criminal? What Not the Learn from the Movies

February 8, 2017 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Love and relationships rarely play out the way they do in romantic comedies. There are very few last-minute dashes through the airport (Love, Actually), or late night appearances under the window to declare undying love via boom box (Say Anything) or multiple, hand-written signs (Love, Actually again). And there’s a darn good reason for that. […]

NJ Senate Passes Bill to Overhaul Parole Process

February 1, 2017 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Lawmakers in New Jersey are moving forward with a proposed bill that would allow individuals convicted of minor crimes to be given earlier parole dates if they meet certain requirements. The bill has passed the Senate and is now awaiting a vote in an Assembly committee. Sen. Raymond Lesniak, D-Hudson, who sponsored the bill, said […]

NJ Supreme Court Issues Major Ruling on Life Sentences for Juveniles

January 25, 2017 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

New Jersey’s Supreme Court unanimously ruled to overhaul the way judges sentence juveniles convicted of violent crimes. The decision, made on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, requires judges to factor in age and attendant characteristics before issuing life sentences. The ruling stemmed from appeals filed by two men who were both 17 when, in unrelated cases, […]

Woman Sues City for Not Serving Restraining Order Against Killer Ex

January 18, 2017 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

On July 27, 2012, Frederico Bruno used stolen keys to break into the apartment of his ex-girlfriend, Saydee Lee Figueroa. He entered the apartment and pushed her out of the third-story window while she held their three-month-old son, Damien, in her arms. The fall killed Damien and seriously injured Figueroa. A lawsuit filed by Figueroa […]