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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

(Herbert and Catherine Schaible.  Photos from Phila. DA)

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

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

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