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  • Miranda Warning and Its Application to Juveniles
    Miranda Warning and Its Application to Juveniles

    WHAT ARE A CHILD'S RIGHTS WHEN QUESTIONED BY POLICE IN SCHOOL? By Beth Hawkins | Published Fri, Jun 17 2011 10:06 am Reviewed by Attorney Elisabeth Pasqualini, Criminal Law Division Leader, ...

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  • How Can the Police Prove I was Possessing with the Intent to Deliver?
    How Can the Police Prove I was Possessing with the Intent to Deliver?

    Possession with the intent to deliver may be inferred from the circumstances. However, it still must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has made clear that a defendant ...

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  • Five Things You Probably Didn't Know About Field Sobriety Tests
    Five Things You Probably Didn't Know About Field Sobriety Tests

    Field Sobriety Tests provide the officer with probable cause for an arrest for DUI if done properly By Attorney Elisabeth K.H. Pasqualini , DUI Defense Attorney, Harrisburg, PA Standard field sobriety ...

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  • Synthetic Drugs and the Problem with Police Identification
    Synthetic Drugs and the Problem with Police Identification

    There currently exist no field test protocols for synthetic drugs. By Attorney Elisabeth K.H. Pasqualini , Drug Defense Attorney, Harrisburg, PA A recent amendment to the PA Drug, Device and Cosmetic ...

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    The "Collective Knowledge" Doctrine and Suppression

    The "collective knowledge" doctrine, sometimes called the "fellow officer rule" allows one officer to possess probable cause and impute it to other officers . In a recent decision, the Superior Court ...

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  • Privacy and Technology- Interception of iPad Messages
    Privacy and Technology- Interception of iPad Messages

    iPad was not an "electronic, mechanical or other device" within § 5702 because it was not the functional equivalent of a telephone In Commonwealth v. Diego , 2015 Pa. Super. LEXIS 367, *1, 2015 PA ...

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