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Electronic Registration now Mandatory for Pennsylvania Attorneys

Every attorney admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania will be required to electronically file their annual registration form beginning with the 2016-2017 assessment year.

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:21+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Categories: Ethics, Judicial Administration|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Electronic Registration now Mandatory for Pennsylvania Attorneys

Civil Forfeiture Claimants Entitled to Notice of Right to Counsel

Although civil forfeiture claimants are not entitled to court-appointed counsel, they must be notified of their right to obtain counsel, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court held in Com. v. Real Property and Improvements at 2338 N. Beechwood St.

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:21+00:00 April 6th, 2016|Categories: Constitutional Law, Criminal Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Civil Forfeiture Claimants Entitled to Notice of Right to Counsel

Offense of Third-Degree Murder is Complete at Time of Assault, not Victim’s Death

A defendant convicted of murder must be sentenced under the statute in effect at the time of the assault rather than the death of the victim, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held in Com. v. Rose

By | 2016-01-12T10:02:42+00:00 December 18th, 2015|Categories: Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, General|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Offense of Third-Degree Murder is Complete at Time of Assault, not Victim’s Death