June 10

How Police & Prosecutors Use Social Media

How Police & Prosecutors Use Social Media

After doing research online and my experiences first hand as a criminal defense lawyer in Philadelphia i’ve learned more about how law enforcement are using social media. I compiled this article of how you can best protect yourself from law enforcement online, may it help keep you safe in the future. You may be wondering.

January 8

What You Need To Know About Gun Charges in Philadelphia, PA

What You Need To Know About Gun Charges in Philadelphia, PA

It is important to know your rights, legal obligations, and requirements involved with gun ownership and the gun charges in Philadelphia associated. Whether considering owning a gun in Pennsylvania for the first time and getting a concealed carry permit, or you’ve been charged with gun possession in Philadelphia, PA this guide should help you make.

June 18

Eyewitness Misidentification in Philadelphia

Eyewitness Misidentification in Philadelphia

Philadelphia eyewitness misidentifications are all too common. Learn how police are changing their protocol on handling it and how this affects you to better represent your clients in criminal cases where eyewitness misidentification could be an issue.

December 22

Diversion Program Options in Philadelphia

Diversion Program Options in Philadelphia

If you are accused of a crime, make sure you know all of your options. Speak with a criminal defense lawyer in Philadelphia for answers and information on how a diversion program may be right for your legal situation.  Diversion programs are a form of sentencing that enable offenders of criminal law to avoid charges and.

November 6

Property Seizure Laws in Philadelphia

Property Seizure Laws in Philadelphia

Imagine police came into your house, guns drawn, flashed a piece of paper in your face, and told you to get down on the ground. They searched your house, placed you under arrest and took you for booking. After you make bail and go home, you get ready to go to court with your lawyer.

April 16

Police Abuse and Pretextual Arrests

Police Abuse and Pretextual Arrests

Without question, being a Philadelphia police officer is an exceedingly dangerous job. Seemingly innocuous situations, in some of the most dangerous neighborhoods in the country, can turn potentially deadly within a matter of seconds. Quite often, police are required, if not compelled, to use force to effectuate arrests and/or preserve the safety of themselves or.

March 11

When Cops Lie (Part 2) – A Philadelphia Criminal Law Report

When Cops Lie (Part 2) – A Philadelphia Criminal Law Report

Last week I outlined one method for combating dishonest policemen, this is part two of that article. Method 2) Get familiar with the area of the stop. In Commonwealth v. S.C., a Philadelphia police narcotics officer set up a surveillance on a known drug corner. He then allegedly observed my client display a silver handgun to.