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We framed an innocent man, but we have prosecutorial immunity, RIGHT?!

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On April 20, 2020, the Third Circuit filed an opinion in Fogle v. Sokol (bit.ly/3bBcN5s). The case focused on the issue of prosecutorial immunity. In … Read more

We don’t owe you squat!

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On April 7, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania decided Spector Gadon & Rosen, P.C. v. Rudinski, Orso & Lynch, 3661 EDA 2018, a case involving … Read more

Use This Time to Reflect on Law Firm Management

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With courts practically closed, and commerce overall slowed to a trickle, it is worth taking some time to think about your law firm and how … Read more

No (attempted) good deed goes unpunished.

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In Commonwealth v. Frederick, 770 MDA 2019 (Pa. Super Ct. 2020), the defendant, seemingly, tried to do the right thing. His actions earned him a state … Read more

Appealing Adverse Pretrial Detention Rulings

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With the onslaught of COVID-19 and the virus’s breakneck pace of infecting jail and prison populations, the criminal defense bar’s job must now include the short-term … Read more

Writ of Error Coram Nobis – alive, but, perhaps, not so well.

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In Ragbir v. USA (bit.ly/38kXr3q), the Third Circuit Court of Appeals issued a comprehensive decision about coram nobis relief. . In 2000, Ravidath Ragbir, who … Read more

NJ courts inch their way into the future.

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In Pathri v. Kakarlamath (bit.ly/36ozlDk), the New Jersey Appellate Division recognized that technological innovations might be useful in the state’s courtrooms. . The case, which involved … Read more