October 4

The Implosion of an Attempted Murder Case

The Implosion of an Attempted Murder Case

When Police Make Mistakes As a criminal defense attorney, there is nothing sweeter than watching the Commonwealth’s case completely implode when the prosecutor mistakenly thinks he is putting his best witness and evidence in front of the jury. I had the pleasure of such an experience in a recent jury trial of mine. Case Background.

September 23

To Talk or Not To Talk? Pre-Arrest Silence in Pennsylvania

To Talk or Not To Talk? Pre-Arrest Silence in Pennsylvania

What do you do if you are at your job or running an errand and the police suddenly approach you to ask about a crime that occurred? Police don’t have to inform you that you are a suspect, so how can you know whether they are looking to incriminate you with your statements? If you.