While disorderly offenses are far less serious than indictable crimes, they are nevertheless criminal offenses.
A child endangerment charge is extremely serious because they not only subject the person to a possible jail sentence, state prison, and an extended period of probation
A person is guilty of obstruction where he or she intentionally obstructs, impairs, or prevents the administration of law or other governmental function by force, violence, physical interference, or obstacle.
Not wearing a face mask or intentionally disregarding the social distancing requirements now falls under Pennsylvania’s crimes code. Disorderly conduct is a
A gathering by itself allows police to investigate the group meeting and possibly even issue a citation.
Medical experts have classified jail facilities as “ticking time bombs” for disease. There is strong constitutional ground for release under the 8th Amendment
Confinement in a county, state, or federal facility often create the ideal environment for the transmission of contagious diseases like COVID-19.
The corona virus outbreak will make this Saint Patrick’s week very different but many will still find a way to celebrate it.
A PFA and an FRO aren’t criminal prosecutions but a criminal case can develop from them in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.