Blog Posts in March, 2012

  • The 6th Amendment to the United States Constitution states that "In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial" and "have the Assistance of Counsel for his defence." Despite these Constitutional protections which provide Due Process for the accused, juvenile criminal defendants have historically been treated in a dissimilar fashion ...
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  • Gunshots Fired During Fight Outside of Hanover Twp. Bar

    || 21-Mar-2012

    Assault is the knowing or intentional infliction of bodily harm upon another. Aggravated assault is more serious than simple assault and usually involves some object used as a weapon and/or the intent to cause serious bodily injury to the other person. Weapons lead to more severe criminal charges and increased jail time. There are often defenses or justifications for assaulting another person such ...
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  • Dupont Councilman Charged with Assaulting Spouse

    || 12-Mar-2012

    Assault is the knowing or intentional infliction of bodily harm upon another. Aggravated assault is more serious than simple assault and usually involves some object used as a weapon and/or the intent to cause serious bodily injury to the other person. Weapons lead to more severe criminal charges and increased jail time. There are often defenses or justifications for assaulting another person such ...
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  • Underage Drinking

    || 11-Mar-2012

    21 Means 21! State law requires all persons under the age of 21 to refrain from consuming alcohol! If you have been accused of underage drinking, you need an aggressive underage drinking lawyer to fight for your rights! Don't risk losing your license or college scholarship because of a careless mistake or wild party. Call a drinking offense attorney today! The Scranton Times-Tribune reports ...
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  • Con-Man Can't Afford a Lawyer?

    || 9-Mar-2012

    Fraud, or theft by deception, is the intentional receiving or withholding of another person's property by the use of deception. Deception can be in the form of false identification, failure to disclose information relevant to the transaction between the parties, or failure to correct a false impression which the deceiver knows the impression has influenced the property owner. Con-Men are the ...
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  • Hazelton Arson

    || 8-Mar-2012

    What is Arson ? What if I didn't try to start a fire? Call ROGAN LAW for help! According to Pennsylvania statutes, arson is defined as intentionally starting a fire or explosion, or aiding, counseling, paying or agreeing to pay another person to cause a fire, whether on your own property or the property of another person. If the fire endangers another person or inhabitant, the charges and ...
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  • Pennsylvania Bans Texting While Driving

    || 7-Mar-2012

    Texting while driving is an easily avoidable habit that could land you a fine, prison time, or even cause serious car accidents! On Thursday, Pennsylvania joins several other states across the nation to make it illegal to text while driving a car in order to preserve road safety and reduce negligent driving. Negligent drivers are one of the leading causes of traffic accidents and countless ...
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  • Plymouth Stabbing Suspect in Custody

    || 5-Mar-2012

    Will I go to jail if I stabbed someone who attacked me? What does aggravated assault mean? Stabbing, shooting, punching. or any type of offensive contact inflicted upon another person will land the aggressor in serious legal trouble. Assault is the knowing or intentional infliction of bodily harm upon another. Aggravated assault is more serious than simple assault and usually involves some object ...
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  • U.S. Marshalls Capture Machete Suspect

    || 2-Mar-2012

    What is assault? What if I use a weapon? Aggravated assault is more serious than simple assault and usually involves some object used as a weapon and/or the intent to cause serious bodily injury to the other person. Weapons lead to more severe criminal charges and increased jail time. There are often defenses or justifications for assaulting another person such as self-defense or defense of a ...
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