Sentencing Begins With Dylann Roof Acting As His Own Lawyer The same jury that last month unanimously found Dylann Roof guilty in the slayings of nine black parishioners at a South Carolina church is returning to court to begin contemplating his punishment.
Feeling The Regulatory Burden: How To Take The Confusion Out Of ComplianceManta CEO John Swancinger recommends how to keep up in the rapidly evolving landscape of small business regulations.
Pa. Senate Sends House A Bill That Would Pull Plug On Philadelphia’s New Sick Leave LawThe state Senate has sent the House a bill that would overturn Philadelphia’s new law, set to take effect next month, that would require business owners with at least ten employees to allow workers to earn paid sick leave.
Judge Weighs 'Mental Anguish' Law Opposed By Convicted Cop-Killer Mumia Abu-JamalA federal judge peppered lawyers with questions Monday about a Pennsylvania law designed to protect crime victims that is being challenged on free speech grounds, including by a convicted cop-killer.
Philadelphia Jobs Report: Not All Law Jobs Require A DegreeJill Schlesinger reports if you have an interest in law, but are not keen on spending hundreds of thousand of dollars on law school, you may want to consider working as a paralegal, a legal assistant, a legal secretary, and/or any of a number of positions in the criminal justice fields.
NJ Lawmaker Plans To Introduce Bill That Would Ban Adult IncestThe measure comes in the wake of a New York magazine report that a Great Lakes-area 18-year-old plans to marry her long-estranged biological father and move to New Jersey.
Philadelphia Ordinance Requires Dog Owners To Bring Their Pet Indoors In Event Of Extreme ColdCode Blue emergency is declared by the city when the real-feel temperature is near or below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.
NJ May Lower Requirements In 'Boutique' Casino LawNew Jersey isn't giving up on its effort to attract small new casinos to Atlantic City.
Law Allowing Sports Betting In NJ Signed By Christie New Jersey is moving ahead with plans to permit betting on sports in the state, but legal challenges could stall the rollout.
New Jersey Gov. Christie Signs Sex Offender Bill Into LawNew Jersey has become the 46th state to enact a law toughening penalties for sex offenders who prey on children.
Former Philadelphia Police Officer Withdraws Guilty Plea In CourtRichard DeCoatsworth was once hailed a hero cop after being shot in the face during a traffic stop and still managing to chase down his attacker. Now, several years later he is on the other side of the law.
Judge Strikes Down Photo ID Requirement For Pennsylvania VotersA state judge has struck down the law requiring Pennsylvania’s voters to show photo identification at the polls.