Supreme Court: Anonymous 9-1-1 Tip Enough to Support a Traffic Stop

May 27, 2014 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Thanks to the Supreme Court’s most recent Fourth Amendment decision in Navarette v California, decided last month, police can rely entirely on an anonymous tip about a single instance of bad driving—for example, a single swerve— to justify a DWI traffic stop. In this case the driver and his passenger happened to be transporting 30 [...]

NJ Court Says: Send a Text Message to a Driver & YOU Could Be Liable

September 3, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

New Jersey courts are taking the consequences of texting and driving – or, more specifically, texting someone who is driving – to a whole new level. It is common knowledge that it is against the law to text and drive. Last Tuesday, a state appeals court found in Kubert vs. Best that if a driver [...]

Crimes That Lead To Deportation in New Jersey

February 13, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

If you are not a citizen of the United States, any criminal charge might result in removal proceedings or deportation from the States.  Undocumented residents or aliens residing in the United States can be removed on a single criminal conviction and can result in being denied the possibility of legal reentry back into the country.  [...]

Doctors And The Law – How Can A Criminal Conviction Affect The Practice Of Medicine?

January 10, 2013 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Obviously, a criminal conviction affects anyone in multiple ways, loss of freedom, money, and civic status.  For health care providers, a criminal conviction, including some misdemeanors, can also significantly impact the ability to practice medicine. In most states, New York included, a criminal conviction constitutes “professional misconduct” and can result in suspension, restriction or revocation [...]

New Cellphone Laws Coming to NJ | December 2012

December 19, 2012 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Did you know that the number of deaths due to distracted driving have now surpassed deaths due to speeding?  In 2011 almost half of all traffic fatalities in New Jersey were linked to some type of driver distraction.  See New Jersey’s Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash Report here.  So it should come as no surprise that [...]

Vehicle Presumption Laws in New Jersey

December 6, 2012 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Imagine: you and some buddies are driving around town and get pulled over by a police officer who is not too friendly. He asks you all to step out of the vehicle because he wants to search it for contraband. During the course of his search, he finds some marijuana and a firearm. Everyone inside [...]

New Jersey Burglary Ring Busted, Five Suspects Taken into Custody

November 15, 2012 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Police have arrested five Bergen County men suspected of being part of a burglary ring that has broken into dozens home throughout Northern New Jersey over the past few months. The burglars are said to have selected their targets by identifying homes with unopened packages left on the doorsteps, or homes without lights on during [...]