Con Artist Who Scammed Women Returns to Prison for Third Time

September 26, 2016 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

A New Jersey man has been sent back to prison after multiple arrests for conning lovelorn women across the United States and Canada out of thousands of dollars. Patrick Giblin, 52, was scheduled to be released on Monday, Sept. 12, but U.S. Magistrate Judge Ann Marie Donio ordered him to return to jail without bail. […]

Will NJ Reinstate the Death Penalty?

September 21, 2016 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Legislators are grappling with whether or not to allow the death penalty for certain crimes. On August 26, Assemblyman Ron Dancer (R-Ocean) announced plans to introduce a bill to restore capital punishment for murder convictions involving children, police, or corrections officers. It would also apply to terror suspects, he said. The announcement comes in the […]

Same-Sex Couple Sues New Jersey Over Fertility Laws

September 16, 2016 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

A lesbian couple is suing New Jersey over what they are calling a discriminatory law that requires women to have unprotected heterosexual intercourse before insurance is required to cover infertility treatment. Marianne and Erin Krupa filed a lawsuit against the state after they had six miscarriages between the two of them. The couple has been […]

The Real Reason NJ Should Allow Self-Serve Gas: Not What You Think

August 25, 2016 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

There’s been much ado about possibly repealing New Jersey’s long-standing ban on self-service gas stations. Some legislators claim that allowing NJ drivers to pump their own gas could save up to 10 cents per gallon, which could help offset the 23-cents-per-gallon increase lawmakers are considering to fund road repair projects. It sounds like a decent […]

NJ Cat Killer May be at it Again

August 10, 2016 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Animal lovers in Dover, Delaware should be wary. A former New Jersey resident convicted of killing 19 cats may be up to his old tricks. Anthony Appolonia, formerly of Aberdeen, NJ, was sentenced to five years in prison in 2008 for torturing and killing 19 cats. He would respond to ads on Craigslist or in […]

NJ Supreme Court: Pulling Over Drivers for Use of High Beams Unconstitutional

August 5, 2016 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Driving with your high beams on is not justification for police to pull you over, ruled the New Jersey Supreme Court. On July 20, the court decided unanimously that such traffic stops are unconstitutional. The ruling is the result of a case stemming from an incident in November 2013. Essex County police officer David Cohen […]

NJ Bans Smoking on Public Lands, But Not Parks and Beaches

August 2, 2016 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Gov. Chris Christie issued a conditional veto to a bill that would have banned smoking at all public parks, beaches, and other outdoor sites. Christie’s veto leaves intact the ban on state-owned property, but leaves it up to counties and local communities to decide whether or not to allow smoking in their public spaces. Christie […]