right to counsel

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.

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Invocation of Miranda-based Right to Counsel Must Occur in Close Temporal Proximity to Custodial Interrogation

An arrestee’s anticipatory invocation of his Fifth Amendment right to counsel did not require suppression of statements he made during a subsequent uncounseled interrogation, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled in Commonwealth v. Bland

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