NJ Court of Appeals Vacates Contempt Ruling for Refusing to Remove Hat

August 27, 2014 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

A New Jersey appellate court vacated a contempt finding against a man who refused to remove his knit ski cap in Egg Harbor City, N.J., municipal court for religious reasons. The court found that the adjudication of contempt—which carried a $50 fine—was procedurally defective since Egg Harbor City Municipal Court Judge William Cappuccio failed to […]

“Opportunity to Compete Act” Limits Employers From Inquiring About Criminal Record

August 19, 2014 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

On August 11, Governor Chris Christie signed the “Opportunity to Compete Act” into law. It limits the ability of New Jersey employers to inquire into a job applicant’s criminal record. The law will become effective March 1, 2015. This new law applies to all public and private employers that employ 15 or more employees over […]

Editor of New Brunswick Today Allegedly Violates Restraining Order

August 12, 2014 · by RLF Attorneys · in

The editor of a popular New Brunswick news organization was recently arrested and charged with violating a temporary restraining order. Charlie Kratovil, a city resident and editor of New Brunswick Today, now sits in county jail, awaiting a bail hearing before a New Jersey Superior Court judge. Captain J.T. Miller of the New Brunswick Police […]

Single Mother Faces Three Years For Bringing Gun Across State Lines

August 8, 2014 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Shaneen Allen, a single mother, was pulled over for a routine traffic stop in Atlantic County, NJ for an unsafe lane change. Thinking she was doing the right thing, she revealed to the officer that she was in possession of a handgun—which she had a valid Pennsylvania gun license for. What Shaneen did not know […]