Tag Archives: court-appointed defense

Possible conflict of interest in Anaida Rivera homicide case.

I got a late night tip I’ll have to check out tomorrow (Aug. 1, 2012).   There have been allegations of conflict of interest in criminal cases before. When there is, it is usually on the part of the York … Continue reading

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York County capital convictions typically survive direct appeal

When a I read a news story about the number of Pennsylvania capital murder cases overturned due to underpaid, underfunded, court-appointed defense attorneys, I had to take a look at our local death row cases. The Philadelphia Inquirer had determined … Continue reading

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