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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|

New Pennsylvania Driver’s License Suspension Reform Law

Governor Wolf signed into law House Bill 163 on October 24, 2018, which removes driver’s license suspension as a penalty for certain non-violent crimes that are not related to driving. These include minor drug offenses, using a fake ID, misrepresentations of age to buy alcohol, underage drinking, purchase of tobacco by a minor, and failing to pay child support.  [...]

2020-03-03T15:45:19+00:00July 2nd, 2019|News|