If you’re in custody or charged with a crime and can’t afford an attorney, one will be provided for you. But what does that really mean?
“We’ve received many calls in the past week asking for change,” says Lynn Marks, the Executive Director of Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts, a state-wide non-partisan organization that lobbies for court reforms.
The rules of court will excuse you from jury duty for a number of reasons – but not just cause you don’t want to do it.
Penn State says its fundraising efforts are on the rebound after donations fell sharply after the arrest of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky on child molestation charges.
A new report says Pennsylvania’s juvenile courts have made dozens of rule changes in response to an internal review prompted by a court scandal in Luzerne County.
A Penn State trustee is calling on the university governing board to re-examine the findings of former FBI director Louis Freeh’s school-sanctioned investigation into the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
A young man who testified at the child sex abuse trial of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky last summer is suing him, his charity and the university.
Rash Of High-Profile Trials Has Some Wondering If It’s Time For Pennsylvania Courts To Allow Cameras
Pennsylvania is one of just eight states to bar cameras from criminal trials, according to the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).
New Jersey prosecutors contend a businessman who sold bogus vacation packages a couple of years ago, and agreed to get out of the business, is back in it. And the state’s going back to court in an attempt to stop it.