Democrats Win All 3 Open Seats On Pa. Supreme CourtPhiladelphia Judge Kevin Dougherty and Superior Court Judges David Wecht and Christine Donohue pulled off a Democratic sweep, winning all three open seats on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, sealing a Democratic majority on the high court for years to come.
PA Supreme Court Scandal Leads To Calls For Statewide Court Reform"We've received many calls in the past week asking for change," says Lynn Marks, the Executive Director of Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts, a state-wide non-partisan organization that lobbies for court reforms.
Corbett Wants Commonwealth Judge To Reconsider Voter ID KnockdownCorbett says he has several additional options regarding the ruling by a Commonwealth Court judge that the voter ID requirement is unconstitutional: he can ask for a hearing before the entire Commonwealth Court, or he can appeal to the state Supreme Court.
Local Environmental Group Applauds Pa. High Court Decision on Fracking LawThe group Penn Environment says the decision will give local government more power over where fracking can -- and cannot -- occur in their communities.
Some Portions Of Megan's Law Run Afoul Of Pa. Supreme CourtSome portions of Pennsylvania’s Megan’s Law have run afoul of the state Supreme Court.
Hanes To Appeal Commonwealth Court Decision On Marriage LicensesMontgomery County solicitor Ray McGarry announced today that he would file an appeal on behalf of county register of wills D. Bruce Hanes.
Judge Won't Halt Pennsylvania Voter Identification LawA Pennsylvania judge isn’t stopping a tough new voter identification law from going into effect.
Pennsylvania's High Court May Codify "Tweeting" Rules