There was high drama this past week in federal court, as a jury acquitted six former Philadelphia traffic court judges of ticket fixing after a two month trial.
A Philadelphia jury sentenced a man to die by lethal injection for the execution murder of a 19-year-old man in 2008.
Can you be sanctioned for being badly dressed in court? In a word, yes.
A judge imposed a third life sentence against West Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell Wednesday morning.
Federal court jurors resume deliberations next week in the murder and racketeering trial of a convicted Philadelphia drug kingpin.
A Philadelphia jury reviewed laws addressing murder and manslaughter without reaching a verdict Monday.
A jury weighing racketeering charges against reputed leaders of the Philadelphia mob say they’re at an impasse but were sent back to work Saturday.
A Philadelphia mob jury could work Super Bowl Sunday if the panel doesn’t reach a verdict this week in the sports betting and loansharking case.
Youth court allows teenagers to serve as jurors, judges and attorneys, handling real-life cases involving their peers.
Jury deliberations resumed Friday morning — the 13th day of deliberations in the clergy sexual abuse case.
The jury in the clergy sexual abuse case will return today for a 12th day of deliberations, now one of the longest deliberations in recent Philadelphia criminal history.
The jury in the clergy sexual abuse case was back at work for an 8th day on Thursday. As expected, the judge told the jury it can not re-hear days worth of testimony from of several key witnesses.
The jury, which starts it’s 8th day of deliberations today after a day off yesterday, will return to court hoping to re-hear critical trial testimony, but they probably won’t get it.
The jury in the clergy abuse case is not sitting today because of scheduling issues, but they’ll return to work tomorrow for an 8th day of deliberations and facing unanswered questions
After fiery arguments over the admissibility of evidence sought by the jury in the clergy sexual abuse case, the judge allowed an alleged victim’s statement to church authorities to be read to the jury in its entirety.