Rifle season for hunters in PA opened on Monday and the violations are already being racked up. Individuals have been contacting our office for representation regarding a number of different violations. Most of which could have been avoided had they not spoken to the Game Commission Officer. I previously blogged that you have a 5th … Continue reading Rifle Season and Why You Should Never Speak to the Game Commission
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Loose Lips Sink Ships…and Closed Ones Could Land You in Hot Water with the Pennsylvania Game Commission
Yesterday, Representative Keller introduced a bill into the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, that would repeal the unconstitutional provision found in the game code which makes it unlawful for a hunter to refuse to answer any pertinent question pertaining to the killing or wounding of any game or wildlife killed or wounded, or the disposition of the entire carcass or any part thereof. … Continue reading Loose Lips Sink Ships…and Closed Ones Could Land You in Hot Water with the Pennsylvania Game Commission
Remain silent or make admissions?
We have the best judicial system in the world. Under the United States Constitution and Pennsylvania Constitution, we have the right to remain silent. The right to remain silent also means one cannot be forced to testify against oneself. “Defendant's prearrest silence may not be admitted into evidence when the defendant does not testify at … Continue reading Remain silent or make admissions?
The Constitutional Right Against Self Incrimination Applies Even to the PA Game Commission
By Tom Beveridge Jack Coble of Perry County believes in his constitutional rights. In fact, he spent thousands of dollars to fight a citation he received from a Pennsylvania Game Commission officer - and he won! On November 7, 2012, a Deputy Wildlife Conservation Officer Steven Shaffer entered Mr. Coble's farm to investigate a tip … Continue reading The Constitutional Right Against Self Incrimination Applies Even to the PA Game Commission