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.
A Pennsylvania man could spend up to 25 years in prison for stealing lobsters he planned to sell to support his drug habit.
The letters were released Thursday by Judge John Cleland, two days after he sentenced the former Penn State assistant coach to at least 30 years in prison for 45 counts of child sexual abuse.
Race Court is in place where a judge will be ready to issue those arrested for drunken behavior with fines and possible community service.
A New Jersey woman who sent a text message to her boyfriend cannot be held liable for a car crash he caused while responding to the message.