New Jersey Pushes to Ease Expungement

December 26, 2014 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Many people make mistakes that warrant the involvement of our criminal justice system. A large tenet of this system is to rehabilitate those people so they learn from their mistakes and are better able to abide by society’s laws. Our justice system has a process in place where we formally forgive rehabilitated offenders for their […]

NJ Courts to Take Post-Conviction Action into Account When Sentencing

December 17, 2014 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

There are two general concerns for any defendant facing prosecution:  (1) will I be found guilty, and, (2) if so, what will my punishment be. In New Jersey, as in many jurisdictions, there is often a delay between conviction and sentencing and the New Jersey Supreme Court has issued a new ruling that the defendant’s […]

NJ Prosecutors Attempt to Change Law Requiring Warrant to Obtain Cell Phone Records

December 10, 2014 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Cell phones are a way of life for most Americans.  As such, a possible change as reported in the Asbury Park Press  to the privacy laws regarding these devices has the potential to affect many of us. Presently, in order to obtain cell phone records, our State Supreme Court requires police officers to first obtain […]

What an NYC Marijuana Citation Means for New Jersey Residents

December 4, 2014 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

New York is the city that never sleeps and attracts many New Jersey residents on a daily basis.  We make the short trip over for both employment and recreation. For some, that recreation includes marijuana use. It is therefore important for us to be aware of a change in policy towards the enforcement of marijuana […]