About this blogVeteran courthouse reporter Rick Lee gives some updates and insight into the York County criminal and civil court systems.
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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
A majority of the U.S. Supreme Court pointed to “the evolving standards of decency that mark the progress of a maturing society” as part of the reasoning for banning mandatory life sentences without parole for juvenile killers. But the … Continue reading
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear argument March 20 in two cases over life without parole sentences for juvenile killers. According to briefs filed in those cases, there are 73 people serving life sentences in the United States for murders … Continue reading
I’m sorry for calling you a killer all of these years. I was writing a story recently about the murder arraignment of a woman accused of fatally dosing her grandmother’s chili with morphine to cover the fact, police say, she had … Continue reading
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