June 1, 2018

District Judge Allen Sinclair has dropped a majority of the refiled charges for a second time against 11 of the former brothers of the Penn State University's no longer existing Beta Theta Pi fraternity. For 6 of the former brothers Neuman, Sala, Kubera, Kenyon, Schiavone and Yochim all of the refiled charges were dismissed. However, the Piazzas have until February 4th, 2019 to take any civil legal actions against the remaining 11 brothers. 

This Preliminary Hearing was anticipated to take up to six (6) days to complete. Judge Sinclair nonetheless was able to make a decision in just three (3) days. New evidence was presented at this hearing such as...

June 1, 2018

Attorney Ambrose is one of the presenters at this years Criminal Law Symposium on June 7th and 8th in Harrisburg, PA. He is going to be discussing Cross Examination Techniques in Hazing Cases; Dealing with Rickers and Victim Impact Testimony in Sexual Assault Cases. 

Hazing cases are becoming more and more prevalent every year. The Penn State case is a vivid example of this. The renewed emphasis on victim rights has also lead to more frequent introduction of victim impact testimony in order to enhance the credibility of the alleged victim. Join Mr. Ambrose and learn cross examination techniques to make you more  effective in these types of cases. 

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