In Alleyne v. United States, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that juries not judges should decide whether the facts that trigger mandatory sentences apply.
The new felony crime of corruption of minors passed in 2010 is not the same crime as the misdemeanor corruption for SORNA purposes.
Totality of circumstances deemed sufficient to override protections of 4th Amendment
"Privacy is not something that I am entitled to, it's an absolute prerequisite." -Marlon Brando
Privilege provided by law may not apply to victims of sexual abuse who are interviewed at a hospital for "forensic" purposes
Enhancements for multiple convictions under former Megan's Law now resolved by Commonwealth Court to a "single criminal episode."
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court determines that an auto search no longer requires probable cause and warrant or exigent circumstances. Only probable cause is needed.
A criminal conviction may have severe repercussions for a professional career and licensing
Collateral consequences have evolved over the years for criminal defendants as a result of criminal convictions