Collateral

Commonwealth Court Rejects “Forfeiture Entrapment” Defense

Using one’s vehicle as collateral in a drug deal at the insistence of law enforcement does not give rise to an entrapment defense to forfeiture of the vehicle, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court held in Com. v. Black 2009 Ford Mustang.

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:26+00:00 November 2nd, 2015|Categories: Administrative Law, Constitutional Law|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Commonwealth Court Rejects “Forfeiture Entrapment” Defense

Amendments to Criminal Rules for Setting of Collateral in Summary Cases

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has amended the Rules of Criminal Procedure governing the setting of collateral and incarceration for failure to post collateral in summary cases. The Court’s order, dated April 10, 2015, is effective July 10, 2015.

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:29+00:00 April 30th, 2015|Categories: Criminal Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Amendments to Criminal Rules for Setting of Collateral in Summary Cases