The Hyde Amendment- A Seldom Used, Seldom Granted But Powerful Tool

December 7, 2022

By: Lourdes Sánchez Ridge

Pietragallo partner Lourdes Sánchez Ridge was recently published in For The Defense, a publication of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL). Her article, entitled The Hyde Amendment- A Seldom Used, Seldom Granted But Powerful Tool, has been published in Vol. 7, Issue 4 of the editorial, a link to which can be found below.

The article provides a detailed description of the Hyde Amendment, a tool available to criminal defendants to claim attorneys’ fees following a vexatious and frivolous prosecution.

Lourdes’ article can be read here.

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