What do New Jersey’s 7 New Gun Laws Do?

What do New Jersey’s 7 New Gun Laws Do?

Thought New Jersey’s Gun Laws were Already Tough? They Just Got Tougher Governor Murphy signed a new slate of gun bills into law earlier this month that defenders call common sense and detractors criticize as eroding Second Amendment rights in New Jersey. The seven new laws, termed the “Gun Safety Package 3.0,” is the third […]

NJ Says No “Need” for Justifiable Need

NJ Says No “Need” for Justifiable Need

The End of Justifiable Need and What’s Left in the Aftermath in New Jersey In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in N.Y. State Rifle & Pistol Assoc. v. Bruen, New Jersey’s Attorney General, Matthew J. Platkin, issued Attorney General Law Enforcement Directive No. 2022-07. The directive clarifies what changes and remains in New […]

DWI Resulting in a Gun Charge in New Jersey

DWI Resulting in a Gun Charge in New Jersey

How can a DUI Lead to Gun Charges in NJ? Most people are aware that driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is illegal in New Jersey. When an officer observes your car swerving into another lane, moving too slowly, quickly, or erratically, they may suspect you are driving drunk, high, recklessly, or carelessly. […]

Exceptions to Illegal Gun Possession in NJ

Exceptions to Illegal Gun Possession in NJ

Are there Exceptions to Illegal Possession of a Firearm in New Jersey? Weapons that are prohibited in New Jersey or require a permit are set forth by statute. In the vast majority of circumstances, an individual must go through the process of obtaining a New Jersey Firearms Purchaser Identification Card (FIC) to purchase a rifle or […]