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Pennsylvania Court Examines Breathalyzer Test Regulations

If You Believe The Breathalyzer Used In Your Testing Was Faulty, Call Wyland Law Group Today The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently examined how breathalyzer tests are administered in DUI cases. Here in Pennsylvania, the breathalyzer test is often the be-all and end-all of DUI testing. Most Pennsylvanians who are convicted of DUI receive their conviction because of their breathalyzer [...]

2020-04-24T14:05:14+00:00April 24th, 2020|DUI, Information|

What To Do If Charged With A DUI Accident With Injuries In Pennsylvania

If You Are Charged With A DUI Accident With Injuries In Pennsylvania, This Is What You Should Do A DUI charge alone can come with life-changing consequences. If you caused a charged with causing an accident with injuries while driving under the influence, the consequences can be even more devastating. That is because causing an accident with injuries as the [...]

2020-03-03T15:45:09+00:00January 31st, 2020|DUI, Information|

What is a DUI Preliminary Hearing? Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania DUI Law.

We Discuss The DUI Preliminary Hearing Process In Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh, PA DUI preliminary hearings remain a mystery for most local residents. We will examine some of the most common questions regarding DUI preliminary hearings in Pittsburgh, PA. These questions include: Will I lose my license? Will I go to jail? Will there be a District Attorney at the hearing? [...]

2020-03-03T15:45:11+00:00January 9th, 2020|DUI, Information|

When Is Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) Right?

Find Out If Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition Is The Right Choice For You Many Pittsburgh residents believe that Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) will get them out of jail if they are convicted of a DUI. Some people see this program as a lifetime “get out of jail free card.” While ARD does have many benefits, it does not quite work this [...]

2020-03-03T15:45:14+00:00November 19th, 2019|Information, News|

Marsy’s Law Pennsylvania | Well Intentioned, but Poorly Written

On November 5th, 2019, Pennsylvania voters will cast their ballot for a proposed amendment that would create constitutional protections for crime victims. The description of the amendment, as it will appear on the ballot, seems reasonable at first.  However, there are many problems with this measure (apart from the procedural irregularities that serve as the impetus for [...]

2020-04-01T14:37:07+00:00October 24th, 2019|Information, News|

Hazing Laws in Pennsylvania

Following the 2017 death of a Penn State student following a fraternity-related hazing incident, the state strengthened hazing laws in Pennsylvania by passing the “Timothy Piazza Anti-Hazing Law,” effective November 19, 2018. This made a number of changes to strengthen the law against hazing in Pennsylvania. Hazing is statutorily defined as “intentionally, knowingly or recklessly, for the purpose of initiating, [...]

2020-03-03T15:45:17+00:00October 14th, 2019|Information|

Predictive Policing

The public media is replete with examples of algorithms -- mathematical-based formulas -- that are  so prevalent in our everyday lives; and now predictive algorithms have spread to the criminal justice arena. “Predictive policing” describes using data about past crimes to predict where future crimes will occur, who might commit those future crimes, and who might be victimized by [...]

2020-03-03T15:45:18+00:00August 20th, 2019|Information|