I’ll Take the Double Jeopardy Challenge for a Thousand, Alex. The Superior Court Bars Subsequent Prosecution for Same Criminal Episode in Commonwealth v. George

In the recent case of Commonwealth v. George, the defendant pleaded guilty to two cocaine deliveries that were made in 2007, he was sentenced and served his time.  He was later charged by grand-jury presentment with two counts of corrupt organizations and one...

Criminal Lawyer Update: A Gun in Only the Hands of a Co-conspirator Can Buy a Deadly Weapon Enhancement at Sentencing

In Commonwealth v. Phillips, 2008 Pa. Super. 30 (2008), the Superior Court of Pennsylvania reaffirms this month that the deadly-weapon enhancement contained in the Pennsylvania Sentencing Guidelines, 204 Pa.Code Sec. 303.10, can be applied to an unarmed...