Monthly Archives: February 2009

Criminal Expungement Becoming Easier

It looks like Governor Rendell will be signing legislation to amend the existing rules on expungement of criminal records to make it easier to expunge the records of minor criminal matters. Under present law, except for certain juvenile matters and minor infractions disposed of through… Continue reading

The Queen’s English – A Strange Word and Stranger Yet Movie

A word, synecdoche, has come into our consciousness via Hollywood, as a recent movie bears it as its title. I have yet to find anyone who knew of its existence, much less its definition. First, its pronunciation: si-NEK-duh-kee. Its definition is as intriguing as its… Continue reading