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Pa. Supreme Court Grapples With Judge Retirement Age

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.

05/08/2013

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Judge Issues Bench Warrant For Former City Employee In DUI Case

A Philadelphia judge issued a bench warrant for a former city employee who failed to show up for sentencing in an unusual DUI case.

03/14/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Again Vetoes New Jersey’s Internet Gambling Law

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.

02/07/2013

New York And New Jersey Continue To Recover From Superstorm Sandy

Foes In NJ Sports Betting Suit To Argue Cases

A federal judge is expected to decide whether to temporarily delay New Jersey’s plan to allow sports gambling beginning next month.

12/18/2012

(Students at Arise Charter School in youth court Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Students Judged By Peers At Center City Charter School

Youth court allows teenagers to serve as jurors, judges and attorneys, handling real-life cases involving their peers.

12/07/2012

Police Probe Social Media Harassment Of Pennsylvania Judge

State police say they’re investigating unspecified instances of harassment on social media sites targeting a sitting western Pennsylvania judge and other officials.

11/20/2012

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Philly Judge Facing Disciplinary Case Suspended

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.

11/12/2012

Pennsylvania Man Sentenced For Lobster Thefts

A Pennsylvania man could spend up to 25 years in prison for stealing lobsters he planned to sell to support his drug habit.

11/06/2012

Jerry Sandusky  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Sandusky And Wife ‘Defiant’ In Letters To Judge

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.

10/11/2012

A Warning To Rowdy Revelers At The Big Race, Bike Court Is Back

Race Court is in place where a judge will be ready to issue those arrested for drunken behavior with fines and possible community service.

06/02/2012

Texting And Driving

New Jersey Judge Decides Text Message Sender Not Liable For Wreck

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.

05/25/2012

Roger Clemens Obstruction-Perjury Trial Begins In Washington

Clemens Trial Judge Chides Lawyers Over Slow Pace

The judge in the Roger Clemens perjury trial said jurors were getting bored with the pace of the case and told both sides Tuesday to stop wasting time with unnecessary questions.

05/08/2012

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Commonwealth Files Response To Motion, Sandusky Trial Postponed 3 Weeks

The Commonwealth has now filed its response to Jerry Sandusky’s motion to dismiss child sex abuse charges against him, as the judge in the case postpones the start of the trial until early June.

03/29/2012

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Judge: Former Delaware Death Row Inmate Can’t Get Playboy Magazine Back

A federal judge says a former Delaware death row inmate can’t get back a Playboy magazine that was seized from him.

03/21/2012

Witnesses Dissatisfied With Sentences For Women Who Threatened Them

Two young, heroic and terrified women, threatened when they testified in a murder case, left court Thursday dissatisfied and still fearful after the judge imposed sentences of four and seven months on the women who threatened them.

03/08/2012

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