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One Lawyer, One Day, 194 Felony Cases
The Constitution guarantees poor defendants a lawyer. It doesn‘t say the lawyer will have enough time to actually work their cases.
Commonwealth v. L. H. Misdemeanor Terroristic Threats and related charges dismissed.
Commonwealth v. T.A. Hearing before the PA State Parole Board. Parole violation dismissed. Client released from prison and continued on parole.
Commonwealth v. D.V. Misdemeanor charges of Theft and Criminal Mischief dismissed.
Commonwealth v. M. L. Client charged with Felony firearms offense and faced a standard sentencing range of 3 years in state prison. Plea to a misdemeanor and sentenced to 3 months county work release.
Commonwealth v. G. S. Simple Assault and Harassment charges withdrawn. Plea to summary disorderly conduct.
Pa. to end mandatory driver's license suspensions for drug crimes unrelated to driving
Gov. Tom Wolf plans to sign the bill, which would take effect in 180 days.
Commonwealth v. J.G. Mandatory DUI sentence of 90 days in jail reduced to 5 days.
Client had approximately $30K seized by police during a traffic stop on Route 78. Within 24 hours of retaining us, the police agreed to release all of the money and return it to client.
Commonwealth v. J.L. Client faced a standard range of 3 years in state prison sentenced to probation.
Commonwealth v. A.G. Not guilty verdict after trial on Harassment.
Client retained DONOHUE LAW in the middle of a sexual assault investigation. We were able to prove there was insufficient evidence to proceed with the case. No charges filed.
Commonwealth v. J.H. Emergency petition to quash/lift probation warrant for violation granted. Client remains out of jail.
Mom pleads guilty in fatal crash that claimed 3-year-old son
Prosecutors said the woman was looking at her phone before the crash last December.
C/W v. R.M. Two counts of Simple Assault (M2) and Harassment (S) withdrawn.
SENTENCED TO 3 YEARS IN PRISON: Nikki Yovino said she made up rape allegations because she was worried her consensual encounter with 2 Sacred Heart University football players would damage her relationship with another student.
Ex-college student sent to prison for false rape accusation
The student said she made up the allegations because she worried her consensual encounter with the two athletes would damage her relationship with ano...
Commonwealth v. A.M. Bail reduced from $150,000 cash to $1,000.
ABOVE AND BEYOND: A New Jersey high school principal said some students were being bullied because of their dirty clothes, which resulted in chronic absenteeism. So, he installed washers and dryers for students to do their laundry.
NJ high school principal installs laundry room to fight bullying
A high school principal in New Jersey is going above and beyond to make sure his students don't skip school out of fear of being bullied.
Commonwealth v. M.H. Speeding 15 MPH over the limit. Reduced to 5 MPH over. No points.
Commonwealth v. L.S. Traffic citation for overweight commercial vehicle. $9,400.00 fine reduced to $500.
Commonwealth v. B.J. Felony charges dismissed. Plea to Misdemeanor 3.
Woman dependent on oxygen tank dies after power cut off to NJ home following overdue bill https://t.co/snXaHWjzI8
JUST IN: A judge has denied Philly rapper @MeekMill's request to have his 2008 conviction for selling drugs and illegal gun possession vacated based on accusations of an untrustworthy arresting officer: https://t.co/9yPGEHZUHz
Commonwealth v. T.B., Aggravated Assault (F2) charges dismissed. Plea to Disorderly Conduct.
Commonwealth v. J.O., DUI charges dismissed.
Law firms know they are a big target so they should be putting extra securities into ensuring their data is secure, and their clients are demanding they do this.
Law Firms of All Sizes Must Deal with Cybersecurity Issues
Summary: Ensuring client information is kept safe is a requirement that clients are demanding from their law firms. Data breaches are not only a hassl...
Former Philadelphia homeless teen is heading to Harvard-https://t.co/iE7XHk9KsN
DISTURBING: A video showing police officers wrestling a woman to the ground and punching her in the head on a Wildwood beach has sparked backlash online.
VIDEO: Alexis Hewitt