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Pennsylvania Legislators Introduce Bill Aimed at Restoring Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

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

Recently, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 741, which proposes reinstating mandatory minimum sentences for specific crimes in Pennsylvania. The bill is currently being reviewed in the Senate Judiciary and if passed, could have a significant impact on how defendants are sentenced across the state. If you have been arrested for a crime… Read More »

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Mandatory Minimum Sentencing for Federal Drug Offenses

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

While many criminal offenses are prosecuted by the state, certain crimes fall under the jurisdiction of the federal government. For instance, if a crime was committed on federal property or across state lines, it may be considered a federal offense. Whether an offense is filed in state or federal court can have serious consequences,… Read More »

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