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...

Round and Round We Go. Brady Violation Results in Mistrial with Prejudice, Then Reversal of the Ruling with Prejudice

This past July, Chester County Common Pleas Court Judge Howard F. Riley Jr. granted a defense motion for a mistrial with prejudice for three young men facing charges of rape, sexual assault and indecent assault against a female student because the prosecution withheld...