NJ Criminal Law Blog

A blog by Adam Rosenblum

Christie Announces New Jersey Gun Law Reforms

April 27, 2016 · by RLF Attorneys · in

In response to the murder of Carol Browne in April 2015, Governor Chris Christie has enacted a new policy that loosens New Jersey’s strict gun control laws. Browne, a Berlin Township resident, applied for a firearm permit after securing a restraining order against her ex-boyfriend. The application was delayed past the allotted 30-day processing time […]

New Bill Would Include Women’s Health in NJ Medical Marijuana Law

April 26, 2016 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

A recently submitted New Jersey bill aims to add dysmenorrhea to the list of conditions covered under the state’s medical marijuana laws. Advocates of the bill argue that conventional medications don’t fully treat the symptoms of severe dysmenorrhea, a condition that causes a woman’s uterine muscles to contract repeatedly, causing pain and other side effects. […]

NJ Supreme Court Approves Roving Wiretaps

March 30, 2016 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

According to a recent ruling by the New Jersey Supreme Court, police can tap additional cell phones without a new warrant when a suspect “deliberately switches phones to avoid surveillance.” The court held that New Jersey’s Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Control Act allows officers to switch which phones are monitored during an ongoing wiretap investigation, […]

US Supreme Court Rejects NJ Pension Case

March 23, 2016 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

The US Supreme Court has stated that it will not preside over the legal dispute between New Jersey public labor unions and Governor Chris Christie. The battle over the state pension system dates back to a law signed in 2011, which contractually obligated the state to make pension fund contributions in exchange for government employees […]

Court Rules Jurors Cannot Participate in Criminal Sentencing

March 21, 2016 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in

Recently, an appellate court ruled that jurors cannot impact sentencing after finding a defendant guilty. According to the panel, “a judge may not consider for sentencing purposes any comments from a deliberating juror… Consequently, deliberating jurors are not permitted to participate at a defendant’s sentencing proceeding.” In the case under discussion, a New Jersey man […]

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Adam H. Rosenblum is the founding attorney of The Rosenblum Law Firm, P.C., a general law practice with offices in Albany, New York and Clifton, New Jersey. Mr. Rosenblum’s primary focus is criminal defense, traffic tickets, personal injury, copyright infringement and Social Security. To speak directly to Adam call: 888-815-3649. Or Click Here to email him. (An attorney will respond to your case within 24 hours)