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Archive: 2010

  1. Be very careful when dealing with police

    If an interaction with a police officer becomes confrontational, silence is the best course of action, according to at least one criminal defense attorney.

    Public Opinion sought expert advice on civilians’ rights in dealing with police after interviewing people who had come up against law enforcement in the past few…

  2. N.Y. Court Finds Texting While Driving No Basis for Search

    WILKES-BARRE – A Luzerne County judge denied Holly Crawford’s request for a new trial in the woman’s high-profile gothic kitten case, though attorneys Wednesday continued to debate if piercing kittens and docking their tails constitutes animal cruelty.

    Judge Tina Polachek Gartley upheld a jury’s February verdict that found Crawford guilty…

  3. Judge denies new trial for gothic kitten groomer

    WILKES-BARRE – A Luzerne County judge denied Holly Crawford’s request for a new trial in the woman’s high-profile gothic kitten case, though attorneys Wednesday continued to debate if piercing kittens and docking their tails constitutes animal cruelty.

    Judge Tina Polachek Gartley upheld a jury’s February verdict that found Crawford guilty…