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  • Recent Supreme Court Case Affects
    Recent Supreme Court Case Affects "Career Offender" Designation

    A simple assault charge cannot be a predicate offense for a "career criminal" designation in Federal system . In Descamps v. United States, ___ U.S. ___, 133 S. Ct. 2276 (June 20, 2013) , the U.S. ...

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  • What's a 'Simple Assault' in PA?
    What's a 'Simple Assault' in PA?

    Simple Assault involving domestic violence is a frequently charged misdemeanor offense in Pennsylvania 'Simple Assault' is generally a misdemeanor 2 offense in PA, punishable by up to 2 years in jail ...

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  • "Road Rage," Criminal Assault and Homicide

    Road Rage becomes an epidemic Every time you pick up a paper or watch the news, there seems to be yet another story of criminal acts inflicted by one driver on another. So many have occurred that ...

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