Blog Posts in June, 2012

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  • Obamacare Upheld!
    Obamacare Upheld!

    CNN.com reports that the heavily disputed Affordable Care Act " Obamacare " has been declared valid by the United States Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision. The deciding vote was cast by Chief Justice ...

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  • What Makes a Law Unconstitutional?
    What Makes a Law Unconstitutional?

    Under the Pennsylvania Constitution and subsequent case law, a law is unconstitutional if it is too vague or unclear to inform an ordinary citizen as to what conduct is prohibited under the law. Every ...

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  • Closing Arguments in Federal Criminal Case
    Closing Arguments in Federal Criminal Case

    How should a lawyer do a closing argument? Does the order of closing arguments matter? In a criminal case in the Federal Court System, Middle District of Pennsylvania, the order of closing arguments ...

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  • Right to a Speedy Trial
    Right to a Speedy Trial

    The United States Constitution guarantees that all criminal defendants have a right to a speedy and public trial. Rule 600 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure generally requires that the ...

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  • Scott Twp. Theft
    Scott Twp. Theft

    Are you facing theft charges in Lackawanna County? Call ROGAN LAW today to fight for your legal rights! Theft is the unlawful taking of another person's property with the intent to deprive the use of ...

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  • Wilkes-Barre Man Steals Oven From Church
    Wilkes-Barre Man Steals Oven From Church

    Thief Returns Oven to Rightful Owner! Is it a theft if you return the item? Theft is the unlawful taking of another person's property, without permission, and with the intent to deprive the owner ...

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