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Court Rejects Bid To Appeal Pa. Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

The Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday denied Schuylkill County Orphans Court Clerk Theresa Santai-Gaffney’s request to intervene in the case.

07/03/2014

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Methodist Panel Overturns Pastor’s Defrocking

A nine-person appeals panel ordered the church to restore Frank Schaefer’s pastoral credentials.

06/24/2014

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Judge Rejects Bid To Appeal Pa. Gay-Marriage Ruling

U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III issued his decision Wednesday on the request by Schuylkill County Orphans Court Clerk Theresa Santai-Gaffney.

06/18/2014

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Gov. Corbett Says He Won’t Appeal Ruling That Legalized Same-Sex Marriage

Governor Tom Corbett announced that he is giving up his fight to restore the state’s “Defense of Marriage” law.

05/21/2014

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NJ Court Rejects Challenge To State’s Wiretapping Law From ‘Too Fat To Kill’ Murderer

New Jersey’s highest court has ruled against a Florida man who claimed he was too fat to have murdered his son-in-law.

03/18/2014

What Should I Do If My Insurer Denies A Claim?

If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.

03/12/2014

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Philadelphia DA Files Appeal In Monsignor Lynn Case

Earlier this month, Monsignor William Lynn was released from state prison, where he’d been housed for 18 months after being charged with child endangerment.

01/28/2014

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Central Pa. Town Appeals To Keep Body Of Jim Thorpe

Lawyers for the town of Jim Thorpe say that a judge erred when he ruled the town amounts to a museum under the 1990 Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.

09/23/2013

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Court Rejects Appeal Of 2 In Sandusky Sex Abuse Case

The state Supreme Court late Friday issued a pair of unsigned orders that denied petitions for review filed by former university vice president Gary Schultz and former athletic director Tim Curley.

06/07/2013

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Attorney Says PSU Appeals Are A Waste Of Time

Center City lawyer Daniel Cevallos says appeals filed by former players, trustees or the Paterno family don’t have a legal leg to stand on.

08/09/2012

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Reaction Mixed To Paterno Family Statement, This Time, Over NCAA Ruling

Joe Paterno’s family plans to appeal the sanctions imposed by the NCAA against Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

08/04/2012

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Pa. Supreme Court Rejects Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Last Appeal

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has rejected a challenge regarding forensic evidence in his racially charged case.

04/03/2012

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Pa. High Court Rejects Foxwoods License Appeal

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court appears to have dealt the final blow to efforts by Foxwoods’ investors to hold on to their Philadelphia casino license.

03/30/2012

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Sources: Philly DA Expected To Hold Press Conference On Future Of Mumia Abu Jamal Case

KYW Newsradio has learned from multiple sources that the Philadelphia District Attorney will hold a news conference Wednesday morning to announce a decision on the future of the case.

12/06/2011

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Occupy Philly Appeals City’s New Permit Proposal

Occupy Philadelphia protesters have formally appealed the city’s proposal to approve a permit for a plaza across the street from their current encampment on the condition that they erect no tents and do not stay overnight there.

11/23/2011

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