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.
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.
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.
A federal judge says a former Delaware death row inmate can’t get back a Playboy magazine that was seized from him.
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.
Jerry Sandusky, the defendant in a child sex abuse case, will be allowed to see his grandchildren, according to a judge’s order issued Monday morning.
Employees who worked for an abortion doctor charged with murdering a patient and seven newborns must stand trial with him, even if they are not charged with killing anyone, a Philadelphia judge ruled Friday.
A judge won’t dismiss charges against a former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate’s intimate encounter with another man.
A Delaware bankruptcy judge is refusing to approve the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington’s reorganization plan because it allows for the possibility of payments to pedophile priests.