Menu Contact
Toll Free: 888-290-8073
Fax: 570-322-8813
Se Habla EspaƱol
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Linked In
  • Google Plus
In This Section

Criminal Defense Archives

Study links pretrial detention with higher conviction rates

Individuals facing criminal charges in Pennsylvania and around the country who are unable to afford bail are far more likely to be found guilty, according to a team of researchers from Harvard, Stanford and Princeton universities. After studying administrative court and tax data, the researchers found that criminal defendants who are granted pretrial release are 14 percent less likely to get convicted and 10.8 percent less likely to enter into negotiated plea arrangements.

Supreme Court hears case about cellphone location tracking

As smartphones have become nearly ubiquitous in Pennsylvania, law enforcement officers have used some of the technology behind the phones to track people and their movements. The Supreme Court of the United States recently heard arguments in a case involving the use of cell phone location data in order to pinpoint a defendant's location in relation to some robberies that had happened.

Email Us For A Response

Contact Us Today

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Office Location

125 East Third Street
Suite 2
Williamsport, PA 17701

Toll Free: 888-290-8073
Phone: 570-279-4191
Fax: 570-322-8813
Map & Directions

Phone: 570-279-4191
Toll Free: 888-290-8073