En Banc Appeals

Commonwealth v. Sodomsky, 2016 PA Super 84

Posted in Commonwealth Appeals,En Banc Appeals,Search & Seizure,Suppression Motions on April 12, 2016

The trial court in three separate instances granted Sodomsky’s motion to suppress child pornography found on his computer by a Circuit City technician and police. The technician found one file and called police, who came to the store and watched the technician play the video. Based on the plain sight exception to the warrant requirement,… read more

Commonwealth v. Taylor, 2016 PA Super 83

Posted in Criminal Contempt,En Banc Appeals,Sentencing Claims,Sufficiency of Evidence on April 11, 2016

This was an en banc appeal from two indirect criminal contempt convictions. There was a PFA order against Taylor prohibiting threatening, harassing, and related contact toward his wife. The PFA order permitted text messages regarding legitimate issues involving the couple’s children. He was tried for two separate contacts with her during the course of divorce… read more