Monthly Archives: June 2012

Event/ Open to the Public: PA Voter ID Workshop and Voter Registration Drive | APABA-PA | 6/28/12

Are you interested learning more about or working with issues surrounding the new Pennsylvania voter ID law?The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) and APABA-PA, in partnership with the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation (PCDC), will be hosting a … Continue reading

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Estate Planning For Each Stage of Your Life | Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog | 6/27/12

About 2.5 million people die in America each year, and many Americans do not have the basic will documents such as a living will. Forbes goes through appropriate minimum estate planning steps that you should take at each stage of … Continue reading

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Supreme Court: Teen Murderers Must Get Parole Chance | James Vicini | 6/25/12

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled, by a 5-4 vote, unconstitutional mandatory sentences of life in prison without the possibility of parole for people under age 18 when they committed murder in a ruling that could … Continue reading

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PSA on PA Good Samaritan Law / Medical- Amnesty Law For Underage Drinkers: Main Line Teens Create PSA | | 6/14/12

PA: What would you do if you were an underage drinker at a party where a friend suddenly gets sick or passes out? The students of the Coalition for Youth of Lower Merion and Narberth’s Youth Advisory Council produced a … Continue reading

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Inquirer Article Used to Boost Sentence: Two Who Got Off Lightly in Phila Courts Do So No Longer | | Craig R. McCoy | 6/18/12

In an investigative project on the Philadelphia courts, The Inquirer spotlighted two men, Clinton Robinson and John Gassew, with long rap sheets who seemed always to escape serious punishment. Their luck has changed since The Inquirer put each of them … Continue reading

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