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Court Confirms Injunction; City Must Allow Religious Organizations to Feed Homeless on Ben Franklin Parkway

In closely watched case, the Honorable William H. Yohn, Jr., has issued an Opinion granting the motion for preliminary injunction filed by Paul Messing on behalf of Chosen 300 Ministries, Inc, and other religious organizations seeking to prevent the City of Philadelphia from enforcing a regulation that would prohibit them from providing free meals to […]

Habeas Victory Vacates Federal Conviction

In a detailed Opinion and Order, the Honorable Jan E. DuBois has granted the motion of Jonathan Feinberg’s client, Domingo Mercado, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2255.  Finding that Mr. Mercado’s trial lawyer did not object to inadmissible testimony from a law enforcement agent, the Court vacated Mr. Mercado’s conviction and five-year sentence.  Thereafter, the Court […]