College students know that drinking and driving is bad, and for most students, avoiding DUI/DWI charges is easy if they do not bring cars to campus, but rather rely on the school’s public transportation and walking paths. Because so many college campuses spread out for miles and encompass several buildings and dorms that students use and
Month: August 2015
MYTHBUSTING #1- POLICE ARE NOT REQUIRED TO REVEAL THEIR IDENTITY. MISUNDERSTANDING “ENTRAPMENT”
As a criminal defense attorney, I have represented countless people charged with crimes ranging from very minor offenses to violent felonies. In almost all cases, I will have to answer questions put to me by my clients about the way they were treated by the police. More often than not, my answers surprise my clients
ARRESTED AT A PENN STATE FOOTBALL GAME? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.
There’s nothing quite like a football game at Beaver Stadium on a beautiful fall afternoon here in State College, Pennsylvania. On a few special days a year over 100,000 football fans descend upon sleepy Happy Valley to hang out in State College, tailgate at the stadium and attend a football game. The “population” of State
CELEBRATING THE HOME TEAM
For many people, fall means football, and for student athletes in colleges and universities across the country, football season is a semester-long celebration of hard work and sportsmanship. College football has many rituals attached to it, from tailgating the day of the big game to celebrating with parties afterwards, and on most college campuses, these
ARE YOU ALLOWED TO POSSESS MARIJUANA IN PENNSYLVANIA IF YOU HAVE A MEDICAL MARIJUANA CARD FROM ANOTHER STATE?
Quite simply, the answer is no. While a growing number of US States now permit the use, distribution and cultivation of marijuana for medical purposes and a few states, notably Washington and Colorado, have even legalized the recreational use of marijuana, marijuana remains illegal under Pennsylvania law. Furthermore, marijuana remains illegal under Federal law (although
WHY YOU ARE NOT FULLY INSURED UNLESS YOUR AUTO INSURANCE INCLUDES UNINSURED AND UNDERINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE
Clients often come into our office after sustaining personal injuries in a car accident and exclaim, “I am fully insured, so my insurance company is going to take care of everything.” Unfortunately, when we look at our clients’ car insurance policies, we learn that the client lacks the single most important insurance coverage that money