Tag: #CollateralEstoppel

Commonwealth v. Jordan

A criminal defense attorney’s worst nightmare occurred, and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court affirmed. The defendant was charged with a gunpoint robbery. He proceeded to a jury trial. But as is

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Commonwealth v. Banks

In Commonwealth v. Banks, the defendant appealed his convictions of DUI, VUFA, and related charges. On appeal, he claimed: 1. the evidence was insufficient to convict him of DUI, and

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McGuire v. City of Pittsburgh

In McGuire v. City of Pittsburgh, McGuire appealed the trial court’s order denying his Motion for Post-Trial Relief. The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court affirmed. The Court ruled that the trial court

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Khalil v. Williams

Khalil v. Williams was a legal malpractice action based on the defendant-attorneys’ representation of the plaintiff in a premises liability suit. In the malpractice suit, the plaintiff’s complaint made five

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Commonwealth v. Rankin

When the Superior Court says it is going to employ “rationality and realism,” you know you’re in for a doozy. In Commonwealth v. Rankin, the Commonwealth charged the defendant with

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