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Attorneys from Bucks Weigh in on Obama’s Speech

One of the main issues that local lawyers agreed on was the use of solitary confinement. They said Obama was correct that this practice should be further examined to prevent mental problems for those imprisoned.

Abaza said one of his clients, who was convicted of murder, suffered greatly because of the practice.

“I saw a marked change in his personality, it was definitely detrimental to his mental health,” he said. “I understand the need for solitary confinement, but I’ve seen it, and it’s devastating.”

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Former Sportscaster Don Tollefson Pleads Guilty to Fraud

WARMINSTER, Pa. (WPVI) — Former Philadelphia sportscaster Don Tollefson pleaded guilty to fraud charges in court on Monday morning. That came just as his trial was about to start. Tollefson was accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from about 150 people. Investigators say he told people he was raising money for the Special… Continue Reading

Former Sportscaster Don Tollefson Pleads Guilty to Felony Theft Charges

“He’s been battling addiction and in fact on October 10th, he will celebrate one year of sobriety,” added Sharif Abaza, attorney for Tollefson. “As part of his sobriety and part of continuing to stay clean, he wants to make amends for the wrongs he has done.” video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Read more from WFMZ.com… Continue Reading