Self Help Resources


Medical Marijuana: How Legal Is It?

On April 17, 2016, Governor Tom Wolf signed into law, the Medical Marijuana Act [effective May 17, 2016]. The Act states that the intent of the General Assembly is to balance “the need of patients to have access to the latest treatments with the need to promote patient safety.” The only patients who qualify for […]

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Right To Remain Silent? Take It!

Ask any attorney and they will tell you that if you are questioned by the police about a crime, say nothing and contact a lawyer. Most Americans have heard about the Fifth Amendment, or the “right to remain silent,” but think it’s only invoked by criminals or people with something to hide. After all, if […]

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Free Speech and Consequences

“He who keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps himself out of trouble.” Proverbs 21:23 As a civil rights attorney in Pennsylvania, I am often asked questions about our constitutionally protected right to freedom of speech. Many individuals misunderstand this constitutional liberty and misapply it as well. Although the First Amendment prohibits Congress from making […]

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