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New Law Redefines Criminal Assault

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

In October, Governor Wolf signed a new bill into law that makes non-lethal choking a form of assault. Prior to the introduction of this bill, no criminal law specifically addressed the act of intentionally interfering with a person’s breathing. The new law could have significant repercussions for those accused of domestic violence, so if… Read More »

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