March 30, 2015

Confessions and Admissions: Corpus Delecti – How is your Latin?

Courts frequently use the terms confession and admissions and so it is important to understand their admissibility during criminal proceedings. An admission is a statement by...read more
March 25, 2015

Marijuana Decriminalization: Philadelphia’s Deal with Weed

On April 20, 2014 Mayor Michael Nutter (D) signed the Marijuana Decriminalization Bill which now mayoral candidate and former City Councilman Jim Kenney (D) sponsored. The...read more
March 23, 2015

Estate Distributions: Per Stirpes vs. Per Capita

Almost all Wills will contain the Latin terms “per stirpes” or “per capita”. Per Stirpes is Latin for “by representation” or “by class”. Per capita is...read more
March 20, 2015

Young Drivers Beware – Suspensions for Non Driving Offenses

In Pennsylvania a person under the age of 18 can obtain a junior driver’s license provided that they first obtained a learner’s permit and then make...read more