NJ Set to Clarify How to Handle Out-of-State Gun Permits and Licenses

November 24, 2014 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Previously, we blogged about a woman facing prison time after bringing a gun she legally owned in PA into NJ. Recently, new updates surrounding her case have emerged. The Press of Atlantic City reported that Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain told a judge that he is considering whether it would be appropriate to let Shaneen […]

US Justice Department Launches Study of Racial Bias in Law Enforcement

November 14, 2014 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

The United States Justice Department has enlisted a team of criminal justice researchers to study racial bias in law enforcement in five American cities. The team is expected to recommend strategies to address the problem nationally. Former Attorney General Eric Holder initiated the program prior to leaving office, noting that the Michael Brown case in […]

New Jersey to Limit When Defendants May Invoke Spousal Privilege

November 5, 2014 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

The New Jersey Legislature is expected to limit when a criminal defendant will be allowed to invoke a special privilege barring communications between spouses from being admissible as evidence in court. Recently, Senator Nicholas Scutari introduced a bill that would create a crime-fraud exception to the marital communications privilege. This exception is precisely what the […]