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What is the Difference Between Theft, Robbery, and Burglary in New Jersey?

Posted by Daniel Rosenberg on July 17, 2019

Robbery vs. Burglary vs. Theft in New Jersey In New Jersey, the terms theft, robbery and burglary mean different things and carry different penalties and fines. If you are facing charges of theft, robbery, or burglary, the team of criminal defense lawyers at Daniel M. Rosenberg & Associates will help you understand the differences between…

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Illinois Sees the Light in Lighting Up – Legal Recreational Marijuana Use Increases        

Posted by Daniel Rosenberg on June 26, 2019

As New Jersey struggles to pass legislation to legalize recreational marijuana, another state has been added to the growing list of those that have decriminalized the purchase and possession of marijuana. Illinois has become the 11th state to legalize cannabis. Under the new law, up to 30 grams of cannabis may be purchased and possessed…

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Robert Kraft Video Surveillance is Suppressed

Posted by Daniel Rosenberg on May 14, 2019

Robert Kraft, the team owner of the New England Patriots was arrested in February for soliciting prostitution.  It is alleged that Mr. Kraft engaged in sexual acts with a woman at the Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Florida. Prosecutors considered video evidence of Kraft taken at the Day spa to be crucial in…

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Daniel M. Rosenberg Selected to “America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators”

Posted by Daniel Rosenberg on April 23, 2019

Daniel M. Rosenberg has been selected among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators for 2019. Selection is by invitation only to identify the nation’s trial attorneys who have demonstrated exceptional legal expertise in high value, high stakes legal matters. “I’m honored to be selected for this award, and it motivates me to continue fighting for…

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Prior Convictions and Legalized Marijuana

Posted by Daniel Rosenberg on March 8, 2019

As legalization of marijuana in New Jersey becomes a reality, the question of what will happen to previous marijuana convictions remains up in the air.  The governor has indicated that, as part of the legalization process, there will be a plan in place to expunge previous marijuana convictions.  However, it remains to be seen as…

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Drug Court Engagements – Rebooting Without Stigma

Posted by Daniel Rosenberg on February 10, 2019

On January 8, 2019, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that drug court graduates enjoy a presumption that prior criminal convictions for third and fourth-degree drug sales should be expunged. Expungement allows drug court graduates, who complete a term of intensive special probation requiring regular court appearances and frequent drug testing, to reintegrate into society…

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Is Marijuana Legal Yet in New Jersey?

Posted by Daniel Rosenberg on November 27, 2018

Status of Marijuana Legalization in New Jersey On Monday, November 26, 2018, a New Jersey Legislative Committee approved a bill to regulate, tax, and eventually legalize marijuana.  This bill is now going to be presented to both the Assembly and Senate to determine if it will be sent to the Governor. What Does this Mean…

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Municipal Court Reform – A Time for Fairness!

Posted by Daniel Rosenberg on October 8, 2018

On July 17, 2018, a New Jersey Supreme Court committee issued a scathing report calling for municipal court reform. The committee, formed by Chief Justice Rabner, called for the end of excessive monetary penalties and discretionary sanctions such as the suspension of driver’s license privileges,  and questioned political influences that can affect judicial independence. A…

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Flying High in the Friendly Skies

Posted by Daniel Rosenberg on October 2, 2018

Kid Rock sang about “flying high” and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is making it a reality by permitting travelers to possess small amounts of legal marijuana in their carry-on luggage and travel through LAX.  The LAX Official Site has posted its new policy: While federal law prohibits the possession of marijuana (inclusive of federal…

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Marijuana Update  – Where There’s Smoke…

Posted by Daniel Rosenberg on September 18, 2018

New Jersey remains on the verge of legalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use.  Legislation may permit marijuana to be used in “consumption spaces” and to be delivered to homes.  Check here for a progress update on the effort to legalize marijuana.

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