What is the “CSI Effect”: Juries Demand More Evidence

June 27, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Based on information from USA Today and CBS news, it seems that jurors today are looking for concrete forensic evidence, including fingerprint analysis and DNA, to be used in every criminal case. In addition, authorities are saying that juries now hesitate to convict when this is lacking. Defense lawyers, prosecuting attorneys and judges are calling […]

Mug Shot Website Takes Advantage of People With Criminal Charges

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Christopher Jones thought his arrest was behind him. After all, it was 7 years ago and the case was dropped by the prosecution. However, Chris was in for a rude awakening after he visited mugshots.com. Chris found himself face-to-face with his 2006 mug-shot and a host of information available for anyone with an Internet connection to […]

What To Do If You are Injured on the Job in New Jersey

June 24, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

There are many different types of injuries that a person can suffer from while working in New Jersey.  One of the first steps that any employee should take when he or she is injured on the job is immediately notifying his or her employer. Once a supervisor, human resources department or any other manager of […]

Wildwood, NJ Bans Saggy Pants

June 17, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Recently, Wildwood, NJ passed an ordinance banning the wearing of overly saggy pants on the boardwalk. Its passage was sparked by complaints by several visitors about having to see people’s backsides hanging out in public. The law is set to take effect on July 2, 2013. A first-time conviction for violating the local law will […]

Tracking GPS on a Car Without the Owner’s Knowledge and Consent

May 30, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Top NY Court to Consider the Legality of Putting a Tracking GPS on a Car Without the Owner’s Knowledge and Consent A GPS tracking device was placed on the family car of a state worker who was suspected of falsifying time sheets. According to the employee and his attorney, investigators failed to obtain a warrant, […]

NJ Bill Could Give Fighting Chance for Employment to Criminal Record Holders

May 29, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

A new bill that would limit employers in the State of New Jersey from asking potential job applicants about their criminal history has been recently making waves throughout the state. The bill has been dubbed the “New Jersey Opportunity to Compete Act,” and several grassroots campaigns and college students have been rallying for its passage. Proponents of […]

New Jersey Drug Overdose Law

May 22, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

According to a research letter published on February 2013 in the National Center for Health Statistics, fatal drug overdoses have increased for the 11th consecutive year in the United States.  Over 38,000 people died of drug overdoses in the United States in 2010, which is a large increase from the previous years. As countless athletes […]