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C.L. v. M.P.

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In C.L. v. M.P., a custody dispute, the trial court appointed a guardian ad litem (“GAL”) and granted access to the parties’ mental health over … Read more

Szwerc v. Lehigh Valley Health Network

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In Szwerc v. Lehigh Valley Health Network, the Superior Court affirmed the trial court, which denied as untimely Szwerc’s petition for attorney’s fees. The Court … Read more

Santos v. Warden Pike Co. Correctional Facility

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In Santos v. Warden Pike Co. Correctional Facility, the Third Circuit held that due process affords aliens, who are detained under § 1226(c), a bond … Read more

State v. Williams

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In State v. Williams, the State appealed the trial court’s order, which granted the defendant’s pretrial release. The trial court found that the State’s repeated … Read more

State v. Courtney

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In State v. Courtney, the NJ Supreme Court held that, where the defendant avoids a mandatory extended-term sentence under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-12, the sentencing court cannot … Read more

Commonwealth v. Burton

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In Commonwealth v. Burton, the defendant challenged the sufficiency of the evidence supporting his drug delivery resulting in death (DDRD) conviction in light of his … Read more

Commonwealth v. Steele

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In Commonwealth v. Steele, the Superior Court ruled that using a police scanner to avoid the police after shooting someone is not sufficient to establish … Read more

Bowman v. Rand Spear & Assoc., Inc.

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This is the Philadelphia court system in one case. 17 pages of the opinion are utilized to describe the Common Pleas judge’s less-than-professional behavior. One … Read more

Commonwealth v. DeJesus

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In Commonwealth v. DeJesus, the defendant was convicted of murder and sentenced to life without parole (“LWOP”) when he was 17 years old. In 2018, … Read more

Commonwealth v. Luster

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In Commonwealth v. Luster, the Superior Court vacated the defendant’s convictions for IDSI, unlawful contact with a minor, etc. and remanded the case for a … Read more