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Judge Halts Issuance of Same-Sex Marriage Licenses in Montco

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.

09/12/2013

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New Jersey Appeals Court: Text Sender Can Be Held Liable

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.

08/28/2013

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Closing Arguments Expected In Pennsylvania Voter ID Trial

Lawyers in the trial of a constitutional challenge to Pennsylvania’s strict new voter-identification law are expected to make closing arguments.

07/31/2013

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Federal Judge Upholds Ruling Against Pa. Beauty Queen

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.

07/05/2013

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Athletes Pursue Class Action Suit Against NCAA

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.

06/20/2013

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Chad Johnson Being Released From Jail After Apology

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.

06/17/2013

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Judge Orders Faith-Healing Couple Facing Murder Charges Be Held Without Bail

At a bail hearing Friday, Common Pleas Judge Benjamin Lerner ordered them held without bail. He says they’re a flight risk.

05/24/2013

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Judge Imposes 3rd Life Sentence Against Abortion Doctor Kermit Gosnell

A judge imposed a third life sentence against West Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell Wednesday morning.

05/15/2013

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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

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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

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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

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