Juvenile Law

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Amendments to Pa.R.A.P. 2572 on timing of movement of record on remand effective April 1, 2017.

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Civil Procedure

Damages limited under Pa.R.C.P. 1311.1 do not include attorney’s fees added after verdict, Grimm v. Universal Medical Services, Inc., et al, March 1, 2017

Criminal Law

Vehicle Code mandatory 5 year sentence for DUI, second offense, not required; Court can use discretion under Sentencing Code, Comm. v. Watson, March 8, 2017

Commonwealth exercised due […]

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Civil Procedure

Damages limited under Pa.R.C.P. 1311.1 do not include attorney’s fees added after verdict, Grimm v. Universal Medical Services, Inc., et al, March 1, 2017

Criminal Law

Sentence for recidivist retail theft cannot use facts underlying NY conviction for petit larceny to show statutes are similar,  Comm. v. Vandyke, March 1, 2017

Changes to Pa.R.E. […]

PBI’s Week In Review

New Matter in protracted custody litigation not the type of pleading subject to Dragonetti, P.J.A. v. H.C.N., February 13, 2017

Common Law Infancy Defense Remains Viable in Criminal Prosecutions for Conduct Committed before age 14

The common law defense of infancy remains applicable in criminal proceedings where the defendant is being prosecuted for conduct committed before the age of 14, the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled in Com. v. Martz.

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