Criminal Lawyer Update: Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down Mandatory Minimum Sentence in Sex Case

On June 20, 2016, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in Pennsylvania v. Wolfe, with the opinion authored by Chief Justice Saylor, struck down the mandatory minimum sentencing provisions of 42 Pa.C.S. § 9718, which mandated for mandatory minimums for certain offenses...

Philadelphia Courts Closing Early Today

Today, 4/30/15, according to the Philadelphia Courts Website: The FJD was informed today that on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 4:30pm there will be a “Philadelphia is Baltimore” rally in the vicinity of 15th and Market Street. In an abundance of caution and...