August 17, 2018

Unfair Sentencing Algorithms in Pennsylvania

A new study reports criminal sentencing algorithms that may have nothing to do with one’s risk of recidivism are being considered in sentencing guidelines in courts nationally. ProPublica analyzed these so-called […]

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July 23, 2018

Role of Plea Bargain Agreements in Scranton Criminal Defense

Do you need a Scranton criminal defense lawyer to negotiate a plea bargain? It’s a loaded question. Do you need to plead guilty? Why are you being offered a plea […]

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June 15, 2018

Scranton Criminal Defense Watch: Body Cameras Impact your Case

Government Technology recently reported the growing impact of body camera videos on the prosecution and defense of criminal cases nationwide. Criminal defense lawyers in Scranton and throughout Pennsylvania continue to follow […]

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May 11, 2018

How Scranton Defendants Could Be Affected By Proposed Pennsylvania Law Banning Life Sentences Without Parole

A Pennsylvania state senator has introduced a radical bill to the state Legislature. If passed, the bill would ban life sentences without the possibility of parole. The law would make […]

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April 12, 2018

Scranton Drivers Must Protect Their Legal Rights at DUI Checkpoint

Sobriety checkpoints are a common sight throughout Pennsylvania. But impaired or not, a driver at a Pennsylvania DUI checkpoint can make incriminating statements or provide officers with other evidence which […]

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March 13, 2018

Harsh Changes in Federal Drug Law Enforcement Policy Will Affect Scranton Defendants

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has a reputation for singling out drug cases for harsh prosecution. Now, he has directed federal prosecutors to carry out this policy and seek harsh penalties […]

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February 8, 2018

The Right to Remain Silent Following an Arrest

You have the right to remain silent. Sounds so simple. But in too many cases, people get themselves into trouble that could have been avoided if they had just exercised […]

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January 18, 2018

How Scranton Taxpayers Can Protect Themselves During an IRS Investigation

For Pennsylvania individual taxpayers and businesses alike, January is a time of important preparation for filing tax returns. If these preparations are not done properly and in compliance with the […]

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December 22, 2017

How Scranton Arrestees Can Protect Their Constitutional Rights

An arrest is a pivotal moment in a criminal case, and while it’s often highly stressful event, defendants must maintain their cool. Many things are happening very quickly, but it’s […]

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November 21, 2017

Scranton Drivers at Risk of Impaired Driving Over Thanksgiving Holiday

For many Scranton residents, the holiday season brings opportunities to celebrate with friends and family. The festive holiday season also brings many opportunities to drink. Because of this, law enforcement […]

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