Policing Cannabis

Policing Cannabis

May 30
With Medical Marijuana Becoming Legal Across the U.S., How will Law Enforcement Determine Who is Driving High? Everyone knows that driving under the influence of alcohol brings with it hefty fines, severe punishments and often, even jail time. But with more and more states either legalizing or decriminalizing cannabis, many people are curious to know what the legal ramifications of driving with cannabis in your system may be. Since cannabis, unlike alcohol, stays in the
Fraternity House

Who’s Liable For What Happens in Fraternity Houses?

May 23
Heightened Awareness as a Result of the #MeToo Movement is Effecting Procedures, Policies and Prosecutions Across the U.S. As part of a larger investigation into multiple allegations of sexual assault at a now-suspended Temple University fraternity house, the former president of Alpha Epsilon Pi, Ari Goldstein, has formally been charged with attempted rape, indecent assault, simple assault, and other counts. Last month, Temple University suspended the chapter after several women came forward with similar claims
Legal Services

Attorney–Client Privilege: It Matters

May 02
In a dramatic move, federal agents have raided attorney Michael Cohen’s office, home, and hotel room. This came after the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York—prompted by a referral from Robert Mueller—issued search warrants. Cohen’s own lawyer called the action “completely inappropriate,” “unnecessary,” and “wrong.” After all, Cohen is already cooperating with federal investigators and producing documents in response to government demands. Some of the seized documents will likely include sensitive legal
PA State Assembly Building Dome

Will Meek Mill Be Free?

Apr 16
The case of North Philly rapper Robert Rihmeek Williams (aka Meek Mill) has gripped the nation and the entire world, galvanizing celebrities, politicians, athletes and spawning protests. The movement has even birthed its own hastag: #FreeMeekMill. On Monday, April 16th at 9am in Courtroom 908 at the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia, a status hearing on a PCRA petition is scheduled to be heard in front of the Honorable Genece Brinkley. PCRA stands for Post

The Bill Cosby Situation

Mar 23
The Eyes of the World will be on Montgomery County, PA Beginning April 2 for The Retrial of the Century. By Joseph M. Marrone The media spotlight will be on the Philadelphia area as entertainer Bill Cosby heads back to court on April 2 for his retrial on sexual assault charges involving a former Temple University employee more than a decade ago. The infamous celebrity is accused of drugging Andrea Constand and engaging in sexual