By Corky Goldstein. Senior Counsel, Mooney & Associates In our legal system in America, everybody has the right to counsel and the right to defend oneself, if charged with a crime, but what about those individuals that are never charged but their names are listed as “unindicted co-conspirators” in a Grand Jury Indictment? They have […]
As a society, we all generally agree that if a law is broken, it is enforced with a penalty. However, what happens when the person responsible for being the driving force behind the laws we’ve all agreed upon can’t be trusted to enforce laws that are meant to protect us from corruption? October 20, 1973, […]
When it comes to a DUI, many people have asked me what to do if they are stopped in their vehicle and the police officer believes they are under the influence of alcohol or drugs. My first piece of unyielding advice is to never drink or use any substances that could hinder your cognitive abilities […]
Corky Goldstein Named Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers: Today, The American Society of Legal Advocates based in Texas, notified ATTORNEY CORKY GOLDSTEIN, who manages our Dauphin County Office in Harrisburg,Pa. that he has been selected as one of The TOP 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers in The State of Pennsylvania.
The overwhelming majority of women behind bars in state prisons in our country, about 67 percent, are severely mentally sick, and 22 percent of men in state prisons in the U.S. are seriously mentally sick. They belong in secure mental and drug correctional hospitals, which we do not have anywhere near enough of these, only […]
The revolving door for men released from state prisons in Pennsylvania is at least four out of 10 return to prison within less than two years. This figure had been steady this way until last May. Then, with new educational skill programs and other innovativer programs in PA prisons, the rate has begun to drop, […]
The elected County Clerk, a government official in Kentucky, refused to issue marriage licenses to those who had met all the requirements under law if they were same -sex couples. She was eventually jailed for violation of the law, and the oath of office she took to uphold the law when she was installed as […]
Gays and other sexual orientations, sexual identity, etc., are individuals who can still be discriminated against in many areas in Pennsylvania. Seventy percent of those who desperately need legal equal protection in the workplace, to rent an apartment, or to get a mortgage, etc., do not have any legal recourse. However, the cities of Harrisburg, […]