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Judges, Attorneys and Students Reminded of the Importance of Miranda Rights at Law Day 2016

BY PETER CAMERON, STAFF WRITER
Published: April 30, 2016

The prosecutor stared down the defendant, who sat calmly on the stand.

Jose Rodriguez, born in the Dominican Republic but jailed in Scranton for a domestic assault, claimed his Miranda rights were violated during his arrest because they were not read to him in Spanish, his native language.

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‘Operation Dear Santa’ a Success!

Written by  for WNEP 16

SCRANTON -- The room at Allied Services in Scranton was packed with kids and filled with anticipation Tuesday night.

The eighth annual Operation Dear Santa was put together to help Friends of the Poor by the Young Lawyers Division of the Lackawanna Bar Association.

“This is a night of pure fun and pure joy and what better way to spend an evening than with a bunch of children that are getting gifts from Santa?" said Jennifer Menichini, president of the Young Lawyers Division in Lackawanna County.

There were 82 kids at the party, ages 4 to 12.

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