As a prosecutor in the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office, Steve Fairlie successfully litigated a death penalty case. Now, as a prominent defense attorney, he successfully defends them. Follow this link to an article showcasing Mr. Fairlie in a video explaining what it takes to pursue and defend a death penalty case.
This article further discusses the highly publicized case of Commonwealth v. Rapoport in Lehigh County, where the District Attorney has decided to pursue the death penalty. Mr. Rapoport is an Upper Gwynedd veterinarian accused of killing his pregnant mistress.