With the defense victory in Southern Union v. United States now a reality, federal courts are turning to the next potential application of the principles that animated the Southern Union holding: cri
More can be done to manage the size of Pennsylvania's prisons, including the zealous pursuit of sentencing alternatives.
...started Monday, putting on former Penn State assistant coaches Dick Anderson and Booker T. Brooks to testify on his behalf. Other defense witnesses...
The prosecution against Jerry Sandusky rested its case Monday morning with tear-filled testimony from a woman saying she never understood why her son's underwear was always missing
...sentencing guidelines were struck down by the court. In United States v. Booker, 543 U.S. 220 (2005), the court held that sentencing guidelines violated...
Sarah L. Bentzel joined Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti as business development senior coordinator in the firm's Philadelphia office
The Supreme Court is poised to issue an opinion that — if the defense prevails — could significantly alter the landscape surrounding the prosecution and sentencing of corporations
Federal trial judges' sentencing enhancement decisions should only be disturbed if there was a "clear error," the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently said in an opinion that upheld the doublin
My last two federal sentencing articles addressed downward departure and variance motions in a sentencing hearing
...Confidential Informants • Witness Tampering • Juror Intimidation Commonwealth v. Booker, PICS Case No. 11-4430 (C.P. Lawrence Oct. 31, 2011) Hodge...
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