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New Pennsylvania testimony rules are called “monumental”

January 29, 2011|By Nancy Phillips and Craig R. McCoy, Inquirer Staff Writers

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In a move that will spare thousands of crime victims from having to testify at initial court hearings, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ordered judges to accept the testimony of police officers, rather than victims, against defendants accused of property crimes. Continue reading