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Managing Partner Steven Fairlie was quoted by ABC News regarding recent developments in the admissibility of evidence from other accusers in the Bill Cosby sexual assault case:

Filed under: Uncategorized by Contributor @ March 2, 2018

Managing Partner Steven Fairlie was quoted by ABC News today regarding recent developments in the admissibility of other accusers in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault re-trial: http://abcnews.go.com/US/bill-cosbys-fate-turn-pivotal-court-decision-expected/story?id=53450806

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MISDEMEANORS AND FELONIES MAY PREVENT ENTRY TO CANADA

Filed under: Criminal Law by Contributor @ February 22, 2018

Canada frequently denies admission to Americans and travelers from all over the world based upon prior criminal convictions. Border officials often disregard the length of time passed from the date of the conviction to the time of attempted entry into Canada. Thus, an individual with a conviction from decades prior may be denied entry into […]

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Pardons easier to get under Governor Tom Wolf

Filed under: Criminal Law by Contributor @ February 3, 2018

Prior to Governor Tom Wolf’s entrance to office, it was incredibly difficult to receive a pardon.  However, Governor Wolf is now giving his constituents the opportunity for the second chance that they many have long sought. In an effort to reduce the backlog of pardon applicants, since taking office, Governor Wolf has initiated a system […]

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Another big NOT GUILTY in the Furry “rape” case

Filed under: Fairlie & Lippy News by Steven F. Fairlie @ January 31, 2018

Fairlie & Lippy’s Steven Fairlie won another big Not Guilty verdict in the Bucks County Furry “rape” case.  Ken Fenske (whose name is used with permission) was charged with Rape of a Child.  A horrendous charge and a nightmare to defend against given that the allegations were made 8 years after the crime was supposed […]

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Social Media Companies May Prevent Your Ability to Defend Yourself

Filed under: Criminal Law by Contributor @ January 29, 2018

The Stored Communications Act of 1986 prohibits third parties, including social media giants like Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and Facebook, from “knowingly” disseminating customers’ information with any individuals apart from the sender and intended recipient.  The law, passed long before the invention of social media and much of the technology used to communicate in 2018, is […]

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