A Pennsylvania judge is stopping a suburban Philadelphia court clerk from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, saying it was a clear violation of his legal authority.
A New Jersey appeals court has found a person who knowingly sends a text to a driver can share liability if the driver causes an accident.
Lawyers in the trial of a constitutional challenge to Pennsylvania’s strict new voter-identification law are expected to make closing arguments.
A federal judge in New York has upheld an arbitrator’s ruling that a Pennsylvania beauty queen must pay $5 million for defaming Donald Trump’s pageant company.
Lawyers for former student athletes are seeking to turn their lawsuit against the NCAA over compensation into a class action representing thousands of collegiate competitors.
Former NFL star Chad Johnson is being released immediately from jail after apologizing to a judge for lack of respect when he slapped his attorney on the backside in court last week.
At a bail hearing Friday, Common Pleas Judge Benjamin Lerner ordered them held without bail. He says they’re a flight risk.
A judge imposed a third life sentence against West Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell Wednesday morning.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is considering whether to invalidate a portion of the state constitution that requires judges to retire by the end of the year once they turn 70.
A Philadelphia judge issued a bench warrant for a former city employee who failed to show up for sentencing in an unusual DUI case.
Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would have made New Jersey the third state to legalize gambling over the Internet, but he says he will support such a law if it were put on a 10-year trial period.
A federal judge is expected to decide whether to temporarily delay New Jersey’s plan to allow sports gambling beginning next month.
Youth court allows teenagers to serve as jurors, judges and attorneys, handling real-life cases involving their peers.
State police say they’re investigating unspecified instances of harassment on social media sites targeting a sitting western Pennsylvania judge and other officials.
The state Supreme Court has suspended a Philadelphia judge accused of having failed to report legal problems to the bar association that later recommended him for election.