Obama Supports Booker’s Call to Reform Criminal Justice System

January 23, 2015 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

President Obama, in his State of the Union address, included a call for the overhaul of the nation’s criminal justice system. As reported on NJ.com, this issue has been a focus of New Jersey’s Senator Cory Booker. The president intends to work with both sides of the aisle to allow for alternatives to incarceration of […]

Morris County Sheriff Gets His Guns Back After 6 Month Domestic Violence Investigation

January 22, 2015 · by RLF Attorneys · in

Last July, Morris County Sheriff Edward Rochford’s guns were removed from his custody after his wife of 41 years filed a domestic violence restraining order against him.  And although the restraining order was dismissed by Superior Court Family Judge John Selser in Paterson just one month after it was filed, NJ.com is reporting that the […]

New Jersey Cracking Down on Drug Dealers

January 16, 2015 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Two drug operations took place in New Jersey recently. These operations managed to take down two substantial sources of illicit drugs. Police Seize 21 Kilos of Cocaine Two men plead guilty to possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, both of whom were sentenced to ten years in state prison, which includes 3 years of […]

NJ Appeals Court Rules Pot Use Not Enough to Remove Child from Home

January 9, 2015 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

As recently reported, a NJ Appeals court has ruled that the use of marijuana, in and of itself, is not sufficient to warrant the removal of a child from a home. The ruling was handed down after a ruling on the case of “RW,” an 18 year old mother. RW was arrested for a parole […]

NJ Bill Aims to Allow Restraining Orders by Cyber-Harassment Victims

January 5, 2015 · by RLF Attorneys · in

Although it is hailed as one of the toughest in the country, New Jersey’s cyber-harassment law fails to protect victims from the very conduct that the law criminalizes.  Under the current NJ law victims of cyber harassment are unable to obtain restraining orders against their tormentors because the law does not apply to NJ’s domestic […]

5 Common Misconceptions NJ Residents Might Believe About Criminal Law Cases

January 2, 2015 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

This guest post comes to us from The Cibula Law Firm in Redding, California.— There are numerous crime shows on TV these days but not all of them portray the law very accurately which leads to a lot of misconceptions among the general public. Criminal law is complex and difficult enough to understand without all […]