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“Making the Case" takes you behind the scenes of some of the biggest cases handled by Munley Law and other influential cases that relates to important issues facing Americans today.

Latest Episodes

Commonwealth v. William J. Wright: The Freach and Keen Murders

In 1973, Lackawanna County, in Scranton, Pennsylvania, was the epitome of family-friendly. People would leave their doors unlocked, and kids were allowed to play outside. That changed suddenly and drastically one November afternoon when two teenage boys, Edmund Keen and Paul Freach, never came home from school.The brutal murders of these two boys altered the way people in Scranton, PA and beyond thought of this region, and the safety they had come to take for granted. In this episode, Bernie is joined by the authors of the book, “The Freach and Keen Murders: The True Story of the Crime That Shocked and Changed a Community Forever”, Paul Mazzoni and Kathlene Munley.Paul Mazzoni was the District Attorney at the time of the murders and the lead prosecutor in the murder case, Commonwealth vs. William J. Wright. Kathlene Munley is a local historian and history professor. To learn more about Munley Law andCommonwealth v. William J. Wright, please visitwww.munley.com

14 MIN1 days ago
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Commonwealth v. William J. Wright: The Freach and Keen Murders

MID VALLEY 8 PART 2: Larry Holeva and Gilda Runco

One of the most meaningful cases that we have had at Munley Lawinvolved a tragic single car accident that took place on March 6th1981.Eight teenagers were killed whenthe car they were riding in swerved into a guardrail and sailed 190ft in the air before landing on its roof in a30ft embankment. The victims all attended Mid Valley High Schooland have become known as the Mid Valley 8. This accident foreverchanged the lives of the families of the victims, the students at Mid Valley High School, the people in theregion and the lawyers and staff atMunley Law (which was then known as Robert W. Munley P.C.)As a result of the accident, seven families filed a lawsuit known asMecca v. Lukasik. The case went to trial and ajury awarded a total verdict of$17.5M – at that time one of the largest verdicts ever for a single vehicle accident. This case made importantchanges to the law in the areas of Bad Faith litigation, helped tochange the law that determines pain and suffering in anticipation of deathand the future earning potential of minors.In Part 2 Bernie is joined by Larry Holeva who is a 1983 Mid Valley High School graduate and is currently the Executive Editor of Times Tribune. She is also joined byGildaRunco, author of “Legacy of the PURPOSE Stone”,Gil’s sister Lisa was tragically one of the Mid Valley 8. To learn about the Munley Law Mid Valley 8 scholorship, please visitwww.munley.com

19 MINSEP 15
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MID VALLEY 8 PART 2: Larry Holeva and Gilda Runco

MID VALLEY 8 PART 1: Mecca v. Lukasik with Robert Munley

One of the most meaningful cases that we have had at Munley Lawinvolved a tragic single car accident that took place on March 6th1981.Eight teenagers were killed when the car they were riding in swerved into a guardrail and sailed 190ft in the air before landing on its roof in a30ft embankment. The victims all attended Mid Valley High School and have become known as the Mid Valley 8. This accident foreverchanged the lives of the families of the victims, the students at Mid Valley High School, the people in the region and the lawyers and staff atMunley Law (which was then known as Robert W. Munley P.C.) As a result of the accident, seven families filed a lawsuit known asMecca v. Lukasik.The case went to trial and ajury awarded a total verdict of $17.5M – at that time one of the largest verdicts ever for a single vehicle accident. This case made importantchanges to the law in the areas of Bad Faith litigation, helped to change the law that determines pain and suffering in anticipation of deathand the future earning potential of minors. In Part 1 of this two part episode, Bernie talks to Robert Munley, who was the trial attorney for this case in 1985.To learn more about Munley Law andMecca v. Lukasik, please visitwww.munley.com

17 MINAUG 15
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MID VALLEY 8 PART 1: Mecca v. Lukasik with Robert Munley

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility is something Munley Law takes seriouslyand is very passionate about. Joining Bernie in this episode is Charisse Lillie, CEO of Charisse R. Lillie (CRL) Consulting, who has made it her mission to educate companies on the importance of corporate social responsibility. To learn more about Charisse, please visit CharisseLillie.com And to find out more about Munley Law, please visitwww.munley.com

18 MIN2018 DEC 11
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Corporate Social Responsibility

The Juvenile Justice System

In this episode, Bernie is joined by Susan Vivian Mangold Executive Director of the Juvenile Law Center to talk about the juvenile justice system. Founded in 1975, the Juvenile Law Center was the first non-profit, public interest law firm for children in the country.Today, the Juvenile Law Center advocates rights, dignity, equity and opportunity for youth in the child welfare and justice systems. To find out more about the amazing work that Susan and the Juvenile Law Center are doing right, please visit www.jlc.org And to find out more about Munley Law please visit www.munley.com

18 MIN2018 NOV 16
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The Juvenile Justice System

COMING SOON: MAKING THE CASE with Munley Law

Making The Case with Munley Law hosted by Bernie Munley takes you behind the scenes of some of the biggest cases handled at Munley Law and how they relate to important issues facing Americans today. You'll also meetinfluential Pennsylvanians, people working in and outside of law who have advocated on behalf of their fellow Pennsylvanians in ways that have had national impact.

1 MIN2018 OCT 11
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COMING SOON: MAKING THE CASE with Munley Law
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Latest Episodes

Commonwealth v. William J. Wright: The Freach and Keen Murders

In 1973, Lackawanna County, in Scranton, Pennsylvania, was the epitome of family-friendly. People would leave their doors unlocked, and kids were allowed to play outside. That changed suddenly and drastically one November afternoon when two teenage boys, Edmund Keen and Paul Freach, never came home from school.The brutal murders of these two boys altered the way people in Scranton, PA and beyond thought of this region, and the safety they had come to take for granted. In this episode, Bernie is joined by the authors of the book, “The Freach and Keen Murders: The True Story of the Crime That Shocked and Changed a Community Forever”, Paul Mazzoni and Kathlene Munley.Paul Mazzoni was the District Attorney at the time of the murders and the lead prosecutor in the murder case, Commonwealth vs. William J. Wright. Kathlene Munley is a local historian and history professor. To learn more about Munley Law andCommonwealth v. William J. Wright, please visitwww.munley.com

14 MIN1 days ago
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Commonwealth v. William J. Wright: The Freach and Keen Murders

MID VALLEY 8 PART 2: Larry Holeva and Gilda Runco

One of the most meaningful cases that we have had at Munley Lawinvolved a tragic single car accident that took place on March 6th1981.Eight teenagers were killed whenthe car they were riding in swerved into a guardrail and sailed 190ft in the air before landing on its roof in a30ft embankment. The victims all attended Mid Valley High Schooland have become known as the Mid Valley 8. This accident foreverchanged the lives of the families of the victims, the students at Mid Valley High School, the people in theregion and the lawyers and staff atMunley Law (which was then known as Robert W. Munley P.C.)As a result of the accident, seven families filed a lawsuit known asMecca v. Lukasik. The case went to trial and ajury awarded a total verdict of$17.5M – at that time one of the largest verdicts ever for a single vehicle accident. This case made importantchanges to the law in the areas of Bad Faith litigation, helped tochange the law that determines pain and suffering in anticipation of deathand the future earning potential of minors.In Part 2 Bernie is joined by Larry Holeva who is a 1983 Mid Valley High School graduate and is currently the Executive Editor of Times Tribune. She is also joined byGildaRunco, author of “Legacy of the PURPOSE Stone”,Gil’s sister Lisa was tragically one of the Mid Valley 8. To learn about the Munley Law Mid Valley 8 scholorship, please visitwww.munley.com

19 MINSEP 15
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MID VALLEY 8 PART 2: Larry Holeva and Gilda Runco

MID VALLEY 8 PART 1: Mecca v. Lukasik with Robert Munley

One of the most meaningful cases that we have had at Munley Lawinvolved a tragic single car accident that took place on March 6th1981.Eight teenagers were killed when the car they were riding in swerved into a guardrail and sailed 190ft in the air before landing on its roof in a30ft embankment. The victims all attended Mid Valley High School and have become known as the Mid Valley 8. This accident foreverchanged the lives of the families of the victims, the students at Mid Valley High School, the people in the region and the lawyers and staff atMunley Law (which was then known as Robert W. Munley P.C.) As a result of the accident, seven families filed a lawsuit known asMecca v. Lukasik.The case went to trial and ajury awarded a total verdict of $17.5M – at that time one of the largest verdicts ever for a single vehicle accident. This case made importantchanges to the law in the areas of Bad Faith litigation, helped to change the law that determines pain and suffering in anticipation of deathand the future earning potential of minors. In Part 1 of this two part episode, Bernie talks to Robert Munley, who was the trial attorney for this case in 1985.To learn more about Munley Law andMecca v. Lukasik, please visitwww.munley.com

17 MINAUG 15
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MID VALLEY 8 PART 1: Mecca v. Lukasik with Robert Munley

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility is something Munley Law takes seriouslyand is very passionate about. Joining Bernie in this episode is Charisse Lillie, CEO of Charisse R. Lillie (CRL) Consulting, who has made it her mission to educate companies on the importance of corporate social responsibility. To learn more about Charisse, please visit CharisseLillie.com And to find out more about Munley Law, please visitwww.munley.com

18 MIN2018 DEC 11
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Corporate Social Responsibility

The Juvenile Justice System

In this episode, Bernie is joined by Susan Vivian Mangold Executive Director of the Juvenile Law Center to talk about the juvenile justice system. Founded in 1975, the Juvenile Law Center was the first non-profit, public interest law firm for children in the country.Today, the Juvenile Law Center advocates rights, dignity, equity and opportunity for youth in the child welfare and justice systems. To find out more about the amazing work that Susan and the Juvenile Law Center are doing right, please visit www.jlc.org And to find out more about Munley Law please visit www.munley.com

18 MIN2018 NOV 16
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The Juvenile Justice System

COMING SOON: MAKING THE CASE with Munley Law

Making The Case with Munley Law hosted by Bernie Munley takes you behind the scenes of some of the biggest cases handled at Munley Law and how they relate to important issues facing Americans today. You'll also meetinfluential Pennsylvanians, people working in and outside of law who have advocated on behalf of their fellow Pennsylvanians in ways that have had national impact.

1 MIN2018 OCT 11
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COMING SOON: MAKING THE CASE with Munley Law
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