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Teen gets up to 47 years for ‘senseless’ murder

Posted on March 2nd, 2017

At age 14, Leonard Green was charged as an adult with First Degree Murder. Facing life in prison, we retained an expert psychiatrist from Philadelphia to evaluate Mr. Green for a defense of Diminished Capacity. Ultimately, after presenting this defense, Mr. Green was sentenced to a minimum sentence of just over 20 years in prison. […]

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New trial for York City man convicted as teen of murder

Posted on October 6th, 2016

After Jacquez Brown was convicted of First Degree Murder following a jury trial, we filed a Post-Conviction Relief Act Petition (PCRA) alleging the ineffective assistance of trial counsel. Judge Renn agreed with our arguments and granted Mr. Brown a new trial. The Commonwealth is now appealing the Judge’s decision to the Pennsylvania Superior Court. Read […]

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Prison for second York district-judge staffer who leaked information

Posted on June 8th, 2016

Facing multiple felony charges and a lengthy sentence of incarceration, Ms. Martinez ultimately pleaded guilty to two low-level misdemeanors and served a short sentence of 15 days on weekends in order to allow her to work. Read full news article below. A former clerk of York City District Judge Linda Williams must spend 15 days […]

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York man gets prison in basketball star’s murder

Posted on December 31st, 2015

Charged with First Degree Murder and facing a life sentence, Daequahn Jones fought his charges at trial arguing that he acted in self-defense and without malice. Ultimately, the jury acquitted Mr. Jones of First Degree Murder and settled for the lesser offense of Third Degree Murder. Mr. Jones is serving a minimum of less than […]

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