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Welcome to Upon Further Review, an electronic publication for MBA members which links lawyers to legal news and analysis over the previous month.

The MBA is grateful to and acknowledges the courtesy extended by the Philadelphia Bar Association in allowing us to publish this content.  We hope you will find this feature helpful as we aim to assist the working attorney with the practice of law.

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August
2015
Employers Need to Balance Motive, Knowledge and Religion in Dress Codes to Avoid Charges of Religious Discrimination By Faye Riva Cohen, Esq. and Shan R. Shah, Esq.
  By Charles J. Klitsch, Esq. on
  PA. Superior Court Rules on Waiver of Claim of Ineffectiveness By Burton A. Rose, Esq.
  Budget Impasse Roils Harrisburg as Legislators Leave Town By Charles J. Klitsch, Esq.
  The Month in Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: July, 2015 At A Glance By Mitchell I. Golding, Esq.
June
2015
When the Disciplinary Board Comes Calling: It Can Happen to You! By Ellen C. Brotman and Ashley Kenney Shea
  Court "Comments" on Social Media Discovery
By James W. Cushing, Esq.
  Superior Court Rules on Suppression of Search of Computer Brought to Store for Servicing By Burton A. Rose, Esq.
  The Month in Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: May 2015 At-A-Glance By Mitchell I. Golding, Esq.
  June 2015 Quarterly Meeting and Luncheon (Listen to podcast)

Podcast

May
2015
Reverse Mortgage Foreclosures Create Potential Wave of Homelessness for Widows By Elizabeth Shay, Esq., John Sharrar, and Wendy Bookler, Esq.
  The Month in Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: May 2015 At-A-Glance
By Mitchell I. Golding, Esq.
  YLD Program on Philadelphia School Fair Funding - Listen to podcast Podcast
April
2015
Sit! Stay! Dog Sniff During Routine Traffic Stop Held Unconstitutional. By Brad V. Shuttleworth, Esq.
  Burden is Heavy When Considering the Weight of the Evidence By James W. Cushing, Esq.
  The Month in Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: March 2015 At-A-Glance
By Mitchell I. Golding, Esq.
  ADR Committee Meeting - April 1: Listen to podcast

Podcast

March 2015
Associational Protection from Retaliation
By Jared Jacobson, Esq.
  Superior Court Rules on Expungement of Summary Offenses By Burton A. Rose, Esq.
  The Month in Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: February 2015 At-A-Glance By Mitchell I. Golding, Esq.
  Mindfulness and Meditation in the Practice of Law: Listen to podcast By PHI-Young Lawyers Division
February 2015
Spotlight on Ethics By Paul Kazaras, Esq.
  Court's Stern Order Ships Philadelphia's Fire Boat Case Back to Port By James W. Cushing, Esq.
  Superior Court Explains PCRA Jurisdictional Requirements for Newly Discovered Evidence By Burton A. Rose, Esq.
  The Month in Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: January 2015 At-A-Glance
By Mitchell I. Golding, Esq.
January 2015
After Marriage Equality: Protecting Parental Rights of Same-Sex Couples Tiffany L. Palmer, Esq.
  Can You See the Light?! Adam S. Bernick, Esq
  Superior Court Rules That Case of Accomplice Should Have Been Severed in Gosnell Abortion Trial Burton A. Rose, Esq.
  The Month in Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: December 2014 At-A-Glance Mitchell I. Golding, Esq.
July
2014
Search of Digital Information on a Cell Phone Cannot be Justified Under the Search Incident to Arrest Doctrine By Brad V. Shuttleworth, Esq.
  Second-Parent Adoption Procedures Shift in the Wake of Whitewood v. Wolf
By Tiffany L. Palmer, Esq.
  The Month in Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: June 2014 At-A-Glance
By Mitchell I. Golding, Esq
  Chancellor's Forum Podcast
June
2014
Claim for Ineffective Counsel is Ineffective By James W. Cushing, Esq.
  Unintended Consequences of the Windsor Ruling: Supplemental Security Income By Joel H. Feigenbaum, Esq.
  Superior Court Okays Suppression of Prescription Pill Bottles Found in Car By Burton A. Rose, Esq.
  The Month in Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: May 2014 At-A-Glance By Mitchell I. Golding, Esq.
May
2014
Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education - The Past, The Present & The Future By Amber Racine
  Courts Refuse to Treat the Uninsured Fund Differently From Traditional Insurers By Daniel J. Siegel, Esq.
  PA Supreme Court Adopts Federal Automobile Exception for Search Warrants By Burton A. Rose, Esq.
  The Month in Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: April 2014 At-A-Glance
By Mitchell I. Golding, Esq.
April
2014
McCutcheon v. FEC: The Effect on Campaign Finance By Lane Schiff, Esq.
  Gifts, Loans, and Child Support By James W. Cushing, Esq.
  Superior Court Grants New Trial on Weight of Evidence Challenge to DUI Conviction By Burton A. Rose, Esq.
  The Month in Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: March 2014 At-A-Glance
By Mitchell I. Golding, Esq.
March 2014
SCOTUS to Hear Companion Cases Involving Cell Phone Searches Incident to Arrest By Brad V. Shuttleworth, Esq.
  Superior Court Rules Against Compelled Disclosure of Location of Stolen Goods as Condition of Probation By Burton A. Rose, Esq.
  The Month in Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: February 2014 At-A-Glance By Mitchell I. Golding, Esq.
  Starting and Building a Successful Law Practice & Serving the Changing Neess of Tomorrow's Clients - March 17, 2014  Podcast
January 2014
Navigating the Minefield: Receipt of Disability Benefits, Unemployment Compensation, and Wrongful Termination Damages By Lane Schiff, Esq.
  Superior Court Rules on Double Jeopardy By Burton A. Rose,
  The Month in Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation: December 2013 At-A-Glance
By Mitchell I. Golding, Esq.
  Family Law Section Meeting - Jan. 6, 2014 (Listen to podcast) By Joel Bernbaum, Esq.
  Maximizing the Benefits of Mediation

Podcast