PPE Fraud in Pennsylvania

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Investigations for Fraud Related to COVID-19 Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) is on the Rise Fraud and scams for personal protective equipment (PPE) and Covid-19 testing are on the rise—what are Pennsylvania legislators doing to prevent it? The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the demand for personal protective equipment and other medical supplies to rise significantly.  As …

Spousal Privilege

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Spousal Privilege Laws in Pennsylvania In Pennsylvania, the law states that a husband and a wife may refuse to testify against each other in a criminal proceeding. However, this does not mean that a spouse is not allowed to testify against his or her spouse. Testimonial Privilege and Communications Privilege Usually, the privilege belongs to …

Miranda Warnings—Your Rights and The Law

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I was not read my Miranda Rights when being arrested—was my arrest illegal? A common mistaken belief is that when a person is being arrested, the arresting officer must read that person their Miranda Rights, also known as the Miranda Warning, or ““You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will …

Pittsburgh Protests and Arrests

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  In Pittsburgh, and across the world, people are gathering to rally in response to the death of George Floyd in Minnesota, who died while in police custody. Last week former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin was arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. People are calling for the additional three offers involved in …