Big Brother is Watching Your Medicine Cabinet

After the whole NSA uproar you would think that lawmakers would tread softly when it comes to creating databases about law abiding citizens.  Well think again. Recently, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed a bill that would create a statewide database to monitor the prescription drugs common citizens are using.  They claim that this database […]

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Prosecutorial Misconduct is a Leading Cause of False Convictions

Hiding Evidence from the Court and Facing No Consequences

Unfortunately, some prosecutors hold a “convict at any cost” mentality which causes them to aggressively push for a conviction even when the evidence doesn’t support their case. This causes innocent people to be charged and convicted of crimes they did not commit.  This problem is magnified by the fact that there is lack of oversight […]

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Pennsylvania Man Freed After Serving 25 Years on False Conviction

Pennsylvania Man Freed After Serving 25 Years on False Conviction

From Pennlive.com: Pennsylvania man awaiting new trial in 1977 double killing can be released on bail, judge rules PITTSBURGH — A federal magistrate says a western Pennsylvania man can be released on bail while he awaits a new trial in a 1977 double killing for which he was previously sentenced to life in prison. U.S. […]

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Sources of False DUI Convictions: Improper Conduct by The Government

Sources of False DUI Convictions: Improper Conduct by The Government

In my years as a PA DUI Attorney, fighting in courtrooms all across Pennsylvania, I have gone toe-to-toe with some of the very best prosecutors in the state and have come out on top.  While many prosecutors adhere to ethical and professional standards, a growing number of prosecutors adopt a convict “by any means necessary” […]

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Pennsylvania is Letting Criminals Walk

One popular "solution" to the DUI problem is to toughen the laws and make harsher penalties.  Here in Pennsylvania, that still wouldn’t work because of shoddy police work.  All it will do is lead to more truly factually or legally not guilty citizens among us being convicted and punished.  Here is an investigation from last […]

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