PA Law Notes & News

NEW PA LAW ELIMINATES LICENSE SUSPENSION FOR SOME OFFENSES

A law passed in October 2018, went into effect on April 22nd. It eliminates driver’s license suspensions for several non-driving related offenses. Prior to the passage of Act 95 a driver’s license could be suspended if a person was convicted of various offenses that weren’t related to driving.  Many of these suspensions affected people under [..]

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New Case Defines “Community Care Taking”

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s recent  case Commonwealth vs. Livingstone could have a significant impact on how police deal with the general public. Often, the police happen upon situations and stop people just to find out if they need assistance.  Sometimes this leads to the discovery of DUI’s or other criminal activity.  The officers justify the [..]

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