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Getting Out Of Jury Duty

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.

08/27/2014

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Penn State Says Fundraising Bounced Back Last Year

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.

07/08/2013

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Pa. Courts Say They’ve Made Improvements To Juvenile Justice System

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.

04/08/2013

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Trustee: Penn State Board Should Re-Examine Freeh Report

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.

02/11/2013

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‘Victim 6′ In Penn State Sex Abuse Case Sues University, Second Mile And Sandusky

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.

01/22/2013

Cameras in Court

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).

06/06/2012

New Jersey Travel Promoter Heads Back To Court For Violating Settlement

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.

05/21/2011

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