Month: October 2016

Is It A Fight Or Assault?

Young people, especially those away from home, sometimes find themselves in situations where split-second decisions change their lives. If these situations escalate into violence, they can find themselves facing assault charges that have both short- and long-term...

Local Police May Get Radar Guns

The Pennsylvania Senate recently voted to send legislation to the House which would allow local law enforcement agencies, like the State College Police, to use radar guns. Pennsylvania is the only state in the country that does not allow local police departments to...

Local Police May Get Radar Guns

The Pennsylvania Senate recently voted to send legislation to the House which would allow local law enforcement agencies, like the State College Police, to use radar guns. Pennsylvania is the only state in the country that does not allow local police departments to...

Hot Dogs And Cats

The Pennsylvania State House recently passed a bill that would make it against the law to leave a cat or a dog unattended in a car. The bill makes it illegal to leave a pet in an unintended vehicle where the temperatures reach 80 degrees or more. It doesn't matter...

Suspect Science

According to Federal Judge Alex Kozinski, it is time for the courts to reject what he refers to as "voodoo science". In an opinion piece written by Judge Kozinski and appearing in the Wall Street Journal, the President's Council Of Advisors On Science And Technology...

Unfounded Sexual Assault Campus Lawsuit

If you read my blog in August of this year entitled College Campus Sex Offense Discipline you know that parents of students who are charged with unfounded sexual assault are striking back. Recently the University Of Pennsylvania was sued by a college student facing...

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