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Pa. Court Strikes Down Law That Aided NRA Gun Challenges

Under the law, gun owners no longer had to show they were harmed by an ordinance to challenge it, and it let “membership organizations” like the NRA sue on behalf of any Pennsylvania member. It also allowed them to recover damages if they are successful.

06/25/2015

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Pa. Mom Ordered To Trial On Charges She Had Sex With Foster Son

A 38-year-old woman has been ordered to trial on charges she had sex with her then-14-year-old foster son, after a hearing at which the boy testified he “forced” himself on the woman.

04/22/2015

Suspect Pierce Boykin. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Hearing Delayed For Suspect In Nicki Minaj Tour Member Death

A Philadelphia man is due in court for a preliminary hearing on murder and other charges in the stabbings of two members of rapper Nicki Minaj’s tour.

04/15/2015

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Court Upholds Decision To Dismiss Suit On Gay Conversion Ban

A judge’s decision to dismiss a lawsuit challenging New Jersey’s ban on gay conversion therapy was upheld Monday by a federal appeals court.

04/13/2015

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Pimp Pleads Guilty In 2013 Death, Dismemberment Of Customer

Thirty-five-year-old Keith Tolbert is scheduled to be sentenced Friday, one day after entering a plea as his trial was about to begin. A plea deal calls for a sentence of 22 to 44 years.

04/10/2015

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Second Defendant Pleads Guilty In Basement Of Horrors Case

Eddie Ray Wright pleaded guilty Thursday to 22 counts including kidnapping, forced human labor, violent crime in the aid of racketeering, and conspiracy to commit assault with a deadly weapon.

04/10/2015

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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

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. (credit: David Spunt)

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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