Kairys, Rudovsky, Messing & Feinberg has, for the past 40 years, been a leader in the fields of civil rights law and criminal defense. Our areas of expertise in constitutional litigation include police misconduct, prisoner rights, search and seizure, and the protection of First Amendment rights.

Ruling in Capital Case May Result in KRMF Client’s Removal From Death Row

As the result of a Lebanon County judge’s ruling on April 17, and as reported in local media, a death row inmate represented by Jules Epstein is likely headed toward a resolution of his appeals which will prevent his execution.  After hearing psychological testimony, and without opposition from the prosecution, President Judge John Tylwalk ruled that Freeman […]

KRMF Partner Paul Messing Testifies in Philadelphia City Council in Support of Legislation Limiting Marijuana Arrests

Philadelphia City Council held a hearing on March 11 concerning a proposed ordinance that would seriously limit arrests on minor marijuana possession charges.  KRMF partner Paul Messing testified before Council concerning the results of data analysis conducted as part of the stop-and-frisk litigation brought by KRMF and the ACLU of Pennsylvania.  Noting that Philadelphia police […]