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Judge Says Vineland School Can Fire Guard For Alleged Racist Facebook Post

A federal judge says a New Jersey school is within its rights to fire a security guard who posted on Facebook describing two men accused of killing a police officer as “black thugs.”

03/27/2015

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Program Provides Canine Comfort To Witnesses, Victims On The Stand

Courtroom comfort dogs are available for witnesses and victims who testify in court in Bucks and Montgomery counties.

03/19/2015

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NJ Supreme Court Rules In School Trip Sex Case

The 6-0 decision issued Wednesday overturns rulings issued by a state Superior Court judge and an appellate panel.

03/18/2015

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New Jersey Back In Court In Fight To Legalize Sports Betting

Attorneys representing New Jersey, the four professional sports leagues and the NCAA are heading to a federal appeals court Tuesday in their yearslong battle over legalized sports gambling.

03/17/2015

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Court To Take Up Challenge To Pennsylvania’s Execution Drugs

Five inmates on Pennsylvania’s death row want a state court to throw out a plan to use a three-drug mixture to execute them.

03/11/2015

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Pa. Supreme Court Considers Whether Judge Had Power To Appoint Special Prosecutor To Investigate AG Kane

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments in a challenge brought by Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Wednesday.

03/11/2015

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NJ Court: Judges Taking Over Housing Enforcement

New Jersey’s top court ruled Tuesday that judges should take over the enforcement of state affordable housing requirements because the state government under Gov. Chris Christie and his predecessors has failed to do it.

03/10/2015

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Casino Appeals Ruling Favoring Trumps In Name Lawsuit

The owners of Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal casino on Friday appealed a court order in favor of Donald and Ivanka Trump in a lawsuit seeking to strip the Trump name from the casino.

03/06/2015

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Court: Man Burned By Fajitas While Praying Can’t Sue Applebee’s In NJ

A New Jersey appellate court says a man cannot seek damages for burns he suffered while bowing his head in prayer over a sizzling steak fajita skillet at a restaurant.

03/05/2015

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Pa. Attorney General Kane Says Judge Should Be Taken Off Her Case

Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s legal team argued in a filing with the state Supreme Court on Monday that Montgomery County Judge William Carpenter has demonstrated personal animosity toward her.

02/23/2015

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Court: Rehire Pa. Teacher Who Put ‘I Abuse Animals’ Sign On Boy

A Pennsylvania appeals court says a special education teacher shouldn’t have been fired for hanging an “I abuse animals” sign around the neck of an autistic, mentally challenged 14-year-old who hit a goat during a petting zoo field trip.

02/10/2015

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Suge Knight Taken To Hospital After Court Appearance

A sheriff’s official says former rap mogul Suge Knight has been taken to a hospital complaining of chest pains after he appeared in court in a murder case.

02/03/2015

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Spanier-Freeh Lawsuit Ordered Back To County Court

A federal judge says former Penn State president Graham Spanier’s defamation suit against former FBI director Louis Freeh must start with a local judge.

11/28/2014

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Court: $500K Limit Proper For Girl Who Lost Her Leg In Pa. Bus Accident

Pennsylvania’s highest court is upholding a decision that reduced a jury award for a girl who was run over by a school bus in suburban Philadelphia from $14 million to $500,000.

11/20/2014

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Germantown Abduction Suspect To Be Tried First In Philadelphia

Delvin Barnes is being brought to Philadelphia from Virginia for an initial appearance Wednesday on federal kidnapping charges.

11/10/2014

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