In Comm. v. Ennels, the Pennsylvania Superior Court Held Consent To A Blood Test Cannot Lawfully Be Based On The Threat Of Enhanced Criminal Penalties

The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently decided the case of Commonwealth v. Ennels, which held that the DL-26 form, a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation form used by the police to advise drivers suspected of driving under the influence of Pennsylvania’s...

A take on Commonwealth v. Arter: The Exclusionary Rule and Motions to Suppress Evidence at Parole and Probation Revocation Hearings

Although the Pennsylvania Supreme Court handed down the opinion in Commonwealth v. Arter (Pa. 2016) over three months ago, on December 28, 2016, its importance to Pennsylvania jurisprudence, as it relates to the application of the exclusionary rule for...

A New Website

For those of you who used to keep updated on important new cases involving criminal defense law on my Blogger site, I hope you enjoy this new site, which is integrated with my new web page. Instead of posts that only have information about criminal law, this new blog...