A 70-year-old law makes it illegal in New Jersey to use “profane, indecent or obscene language” around a minor in that adult’s care, but that may change.
Voters in New Jersey are deciding today on whether to amend the state constitution to eliminate the right to bail in certain criminal cases.
Governor Tom Corbett spoke at a Capitol event a day after Mumia Abu-Jamal gave a recorded address to about 20 graduates at Goddard College in Plainfield.
Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.
A federal court judge had struck down Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage.
That means the law requiring voters to show ID cards is dead unless the Pennsylvania Supreme Court steps in.
The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from the Easton Area School District that wanted to prevent students from wearing “I (heart) Boobies!” bracelets to promote breast cancer awareness among young people.
The New Jersey Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday in a case that has gotten national attention.
Attorney David Rudovsky worked with the ACLU in representing a class of plaintiffs in a 2010 suit against the city of Philadelphia over its stop and frisk policy.
The proposed law would make it a crime to expose sexually explicit images of an “intimate partner” to a third party for the intent of harassment.
The ACLU and marriage equality group “Freedom To Marry” are enlisting the help of Pennsylvania’s mayors for a public education campaign.
The bill is sponsored by Pa. Rep. Rick Saccone (R-Allegheny County), and co-sponsored by Rep. Ronald Waters (D-Phila., foreground).
The two men from center city Philadelphia had asked Mayor Nutter to officiate at their wedding after obtaining a marriage license in Montgomery County.
A similar lawsuit in Philadelphia resulted in a settlement agreement two years ago, so Monday’s ruling will have no impact here.
Thirty same-sex couples have married since Montgomery County awarded the first license July 24.