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BriefLaw: Commonwealth v. Au

Commonwealth v. John Au  2009 PA Super 231 (12/01/2009) Topic: Suppression of Evidence – Mere Encounter vs. Investigative Detention Summary: Where an officer approaches a vehicle to see if the occupants are in need of help, the mere encounter is transformed to...

BriefLaw: Commonwealth v. Rowe

Commonwealth v. Collin Rowe 2009 PA Super 215 (11/12/2009) Topic: Warrantless Entry – Motion to Suppress Summary: A police officer must be able to identify exigent circumstances to justify a warrantless entry into a home.  An open door during the “typical...

Commonwealth v. Harry Galendez

Commonwealth v. Harry Galendez 2009 PA Super 185 (9/16/2009) Topic: Defendant’s Right to be Present – Parole and Probation Searches Summary: The defendant and his counsel have the right to be present at every crucial stage of the trial process, including...
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