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Michael T. van der Veen

Attorney van der Veen’s Podcast Appearance Featured in The Legal Intelligencer

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Attorney van der Veen was featured on the VoiceAmerica – Live Internet Talk Radio podcast, “Is There Really Truth & Justice for All?” with Jeff Stein. It was a fascinating discussion on the state of our current judicial system. The appearance was featured in this The Legal Intelligencer article By Aleeza Furman on April 27, 2020:… Read More »

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New Law Would Broaden Parameters of Hate Crimes in Pennsylvania

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

This summer, a Pennsylvania legislator proposed a bill that would make assaulting a police officer a hate crime. If passed, this law could have a significant impact on how assaults are prosecuted in the state and may also disproportionately affect certain members of the community. Assaults are considered serious offenses in Pennsylvania, especially if… Read More »

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