1. Courtroom Etiquette

    Raymond Babbitt never missed an episode of People’s Court, and we know you wish you could say the same. What better way to spend the long, hot days of summer then watching court programs for hours through those endless afternoons? We can’t think of one. If you (or someone you know) is an avid wa…Read More

  2. Traffic Stops: Know Your Rights

    America has a proud tradition of justice and equality, and we have come a long way in our short history. However, we also still have a long way to go in many regards. Our country uses what is called an adversarial system, where guilt is determined by an impartial judge who weighs the arguments of ea…Read More

  3. History of the Most Wanted List

    Here at Dutko Law, we provide criminal defense services in Reading and the surrounding areas. Having been a criminal defense lawyer for years, we have the knowledge and experience necessary to help with all kinds of felony and misdemeanor cases. But here, just for entertainment purposes, we thought …Read More

  4. The Bill of Rights: History and Overview, Part 1

    Here in America, we have a proud and storied history. As a Reading family, labor law, and criminal defense lawyer, we are no strangers to the history of America's legal system. One of the most iconic parts of that system is the Bill of Rights. Many countries had them before the United States, and in…Read More

  5. DUI History of the United States

    Drunk driving is dangerous, and should be avoided at all costs. That is why we have DUI penalties, to protect those on the road. Unfortunately, those penalties aren't always right or fair. If you are fighting a DUI charge, hire a DUI attorney from Dutko Law. We will fight to protect your freedom in …Read More

  6. Punishments for Crimes Throughout History, Part 2

    America's legal system is a shining beacon of justice in the modern era. This is largely due to its adversarial nature, wherein everybody is guaranteed to have their voice heard and represented fairly. If you are looking for a criminal defense lawyer in Kutztown, give Dutko Law a call for legal repr…Read More

  7. American Legal Terms Defined, Part 1

    There is no skirting around it, America's legal terms a excessively complicated and convoluted. This may seem like it may hinder justice in an adversarial justice system, and surely without the right to professional legal representation it would, but in fact it sets a uniform, equally accessible, ru…Read More

  8. American Legal Terms Defined, Part 2

    Stare Decises, Amicus Curae, what, are lawyers speaking another language? Yes, actually, Latin is very prevalent in law just like it is in scientific nomenclature. But even people fluent in Latin (a dead language) have a hard time understanding lawyers a lot of the time. That's because law could be …Read More