New Law Helps Defendants Found Not Guilty Clear Their Name

February 22, 2017 · by igniweb · in

Governor Chris Christie signed a new bill on Friday, February 13 that helps those acquitted of charges clear their names. Bill A1945 requires prosecutors to update or take down public statements about defendants who are found not guilty. In such cases, the state’s attorney general and county prosecutors must scrub their websites of “any press […]

Court Ruling Makes it Easier for Police to View Private Twitter Messages

February 15, 2017 · by igniweb · in

New Jersey police do not need a wiretap warrant to view private messages sent on Twitter, an appeals court found earlier this month. On February 3, 2017, a three-judge panel ruled in favor of Essex County prosecutors who attempted to access video posts from two Twitter profiles. The crux of the case was an argument […]

Romantic or Criminal? What Not the Learn from the Movies

February 8, 2017 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Love and relationships rarely play out the way they do in romantic comedies. There are very few last-minute dashes through the airport (Love, Actually), or late night appearances under the window to declare undying love via boom box (Say Anything) or multiple, hand-written signs (Love, Actually again). And there’s a darn good reason for that. […]

NJ Senate Passes Bill to Overhaul Parole Process

February 1, 2017 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Lawmakers in New Jersey are moving forward with a proposed bill that would allow individuals convicted of minor crimes to be given earlier parole dates if they meet certain requirements. The bill has passed the Senate and is now awaiting a vote in an Assembly committee. Sen. Raymond Lesniak, D-Hudson, who sponsored the bill, said […]