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Laurel Gift Testifies Before the PA Commission on Sentencing as Regional VP of the PA Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

On August 22, 2019 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

Laurel Gift, Chair of Schnader’s Criminal Defense Practice Group, testified on August 22, 2019 before the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing, addressing the Sentence Risk Assessment Instrument recently proposed by the Commission. Gift testified on behalf of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL) in her roles as Regional Vice […]

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Universities and Sports Betting: New Hampshire Federal Court Sets Aside 2019 DOJ Opinion on the Wire Act

On August 8, 2019 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

Danielle T. Bruno and Randall P. Hsia wrote a client alert, “Universities and Sports Betting: New Hampshire Federal Court Sets Aside 2019 DOJ Opinion on the Wire Act.” “Earlier this year, the Department of Justice (‘DOJ’) issued a memorandum opinion that effectively reversed the DOJ’s 2011 guidance and advised federal […]

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Laurel Gift is Quoted in Two Recent Articles in Corporate Counsel Magazine

On July 8, 2019 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

Laurel Gift is quoted in two recent articles in Corporate Counsel Magazine: As Michigan State Awaits General Counsel, It Votes for Independent Nassar Probe “Laurel Gift, chair of the criminal defense and internal investigations practice at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis in Pittsburgh, said Tuesday ‘it is never too late’ […]

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Laurel Gift Appeared in an Episode of “Breaking Homicide” on the Investigation Discovery Network

On June 24, 2019 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

Laurel Gift appeared in an episode of “Breaking Homicide” on the Investigation Discovery network airing June 17, 2019. The episode, “Justice for Geno” involves the unexplained death of 23-year-old Codi Joyce after a brawl at a Pittsburgh-area house party in 2015. As summarized by the show notes – “[N]obody has […]

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