Monthly Archives: February 2013

Use Of Breathalyzer Under Review Among Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Agencies | Bethany Hofstetter | 2/20/13

Many law enforcement agencies in western Pennsylvania are reviewing the use of breathalyzer tests during DUI stops after a ruling in the Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas raised concerns about the tests’ reliability. On Dec. 31, Judge Lawrence F. … Continue reading

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Law Change Makes It Harder To Unlock Cellphones | NPR | Laura Sydell |2/20/13

Maybe you don’t like your mobile phone carrier, but you like your phone and you want to keep it but change providers. An obscure change in federal law makes it illegal to switch without permission from your carrier. If you … Continue reading

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Another Dechert CLE (FREE): Life Sciences in 2013: A Business and Litigation Perspective on 3/19/13 | Dechert.com

Life Sciences in 2013: A Business and Litigation Perspective A seminar presented by Dechert’s Life Sciences Practice Date: March 19, 2013 Time: 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM Location: Dechert LLP Philadelphia, PA The following is from http://www.dechert.com/events/: Please join us … Continue reading

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N.J. Court: Cocaine In Newborn’s System Does Not Equal Neglect | newsworks.org | Zack Seward | 2/7/13

New Jersey’s Supreme Court has ruled that a Cape May County woman did not neglect her newborn baby who was born with cocaine in his system in 2007. The ruling overturned a finding of neglect by a lower court… Writing for … Continue reading

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Imaginary Weapon Gets 7-Year-Old A Real School Suspension – ABA Journal | Martha Neil | 2/6/13

Concerned about student violence in the wake of multiple classroom shootings, many school districts have adopted zero-tolerance policies in recent years under which children have been disciplined for displaying so-called weapons that obviously weren’t likely to inflict injury… Second-grader Alex … Continue reading

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