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Latest Pittsburgh News and Press about Shrager Defense Attorneys...

Below are news stories of high-profile legal cases that Attorney David J. Shrager and his law firm have been involved with in the Pittsburgh region. See also our news video compilation.

Courts Are Working Through Backlogs In Criminal Cases Postponed Due To The Pandemic

Attorney David Shrager explains why some case proceedings were postponed during the pandemic, and how courts are now getting around to the backlog. In the wake of the pandemic, many criminal courts, including the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, are returning to in-person trials and are facing a buildup of cases from the last […]

Allegheny County Jury Trials Resume in New Location

Allegheny County will resume process of jury selection and jury process at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.  As the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reported, the new jury selection process will now take place in the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. While other counties have already resumed jury trials, Allegheny County has been put on hold […]


Rioters Face Criminal Charges in Pittsburgh, PA Read about the protests at the Pittsburgh Allegheny County Jail from WTAE Channel 4 News and KDKA CBS Pittsburgh. Eleven people are facing criminal charges after protesting poor conditions at the Allegheny County Jail in Pittsburgh, PA. __________________________________________________ CBS Pittsburgh, Channel 2 News KDKA Hearing For Jail Protest […]

Attorney Shrager on WPXI 11 about Obama’s plan to cut gun violence.

President Obama’s plan to cut gun violence felt in Pittsburgh The Associated Press January 5th, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama, at one point wiping tears from his cheek, unveiled his plan Tuesday to tighten control and enforcement of firearms in the U.S., using his presidential powers in the absence of legal changes he […]

TV Shows & Internet – Not Reality When It Comes To The Law

David J. Shrager was quoted in a Pittsburgh Tribune Review article about how TV shows and the Internet perpetuate myths about the law. Read the article below. TV shows, Internet perpetuate myths about facets of law By Brian Bowling Sunday, July 6, 2014, 11:06 p.m. The phrase “You have the right to remain silent” has […]

Grand Jury Indicts Millvale PA Police Officer for Using Stun Gun Excessively

Case Update: A federal jury convicted the police officer, Nicole Murphy, in November 2014. She was sentenced to three years of probation and 300 hours of community service. Millvale paid the man whose civil rights were violated and caught on video, Thomas Jason James Smith, $37,000 in 2014 to settle a civil suit he filed. _____________________ […]

Controversy surrounds video allegedly showing officer using stun gun on handcuffed inmate

Watch what Attorney Shrager says about how Pittsburgh police were caught on videotape tasering a mentally-ill young man on WPXI Channel 11.

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