The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has decided that the Commonwealth must appeal every final order of a district magistrate; otherwise, res judicata bars any subsequent action.
Commonwealth v La Belle, ___ Pa ___, 612 A2d 418 (1992).
John M. Mulcahey,
Res Judicata - Criminal Law - Double Jeopardy - DUI,
Duq. L. Rev.
Available at: https://dsc.duq.edu/dlr/vol31/iss3/11