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What is an affray?

What is an affray? An “affray” is the fighting of people in a public place to the terror of the persons there. Engaging in an affray with another person is a crime under Commonwealth law. Note that nothing in the definition of affray prevents a d… Read More
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Strangulation Crime

Strangulation isn’t a new concept. We are all aware of it. However, the laws surrounding the acts have changed. In the past, someone accused of it faced assault and battery or attempted murder. Now, the Commonwealth has a separate crime called… Read More
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