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Supreme Court Standardizes Procedures for Sentences of Restitution

Recent amendments to the Rules of Criminal Procedure aim to standardize the procedures by which restitution is awarded in criminal cases.

By | 2016-04-01T11:35:45+00:00 April 5th, 2016|Categories: Criminal Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Supreme Court Standardizes Procedures for Sentences of Restitution

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