18-Year-Old Killed By NY Police for Possessing Marijuana

May 24, 2012 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Being caught with drugs is very serious and carries with it the possibility of serious jail time, depending on how much is in your possession and whether you were trafficking in it. Sometimes, unfortunately, the punishment does not always fit the crime. Recently, an 18-year-old and resident of New York was shot in the chest […]

Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Gains Ground in NJ

May 23, 2012 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Recently, the New Jersey Assembly voted to forward a bill to the full legislative chamber that would decriminalize possession of up to one half of an ounce of marijuana. The bill is advancing with bipartisan support and has the potential to reshape the landscape of drug-related offenses in New Jersey. Currently, if you are caught […]

Offering a False Instrument and Immigration

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Many people who enter the United States from other countries try to obtain licenses. However, when they do, many put down on the application a different name or address in order to avoid having their true identity and legal status identified. They believe that lying about their name or address is far better than being […]

The Various Drunk Driving Charges and Penalties of New York

May 16, 2012 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Guest Post By: Christopher McCann DWI, or driving while intoxicated, is a offense that is taken very seriously by law enforcement in New York. While many people feel that they are “OK to drive” after a couple of beers or a glass of wine, even a small amount of alcohol can lead to impairment. A driver […]

New E-Book Contains Helpful Tips for Fighting NY Cell Phone Tickets

May 1, 2012 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Adam H. Rosenblum has authored a brand new e-book involving New York cell phone tickets. He provides powerful tips detailing what to do if you receive a NY cell phone ticket, how to handle being in front of a prosecutor, and what to say in order to get a favorable plea bargain. Download a free […]

Reckless Driving in NY Doesn’t Pay

April 18, 2012 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Reckless driving not only is dangerous to your well-being, but it is also extremely detrimental to the safety of others. Unlike other traffic offenses where you might avoid detection by a police officer, reckless driving is one of the most easily seen offenses.   This is especially true when the driver is weaving between lanes, […]

NJ’s Governor Proposes Mandatory Drug Treatment for Non-Violent Offenders

April 16, 2012 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

In a recent town hall meeting, Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey told a mother who nearly lost her son to heroine that the state should institute mandatory treatment for non-violent drug offenders instead of putting them behind bars. The Governor explained that New Jersey currently has 7,000 people who were charged with drug possession […]