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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.

10/22/2014

(Gov. Tom Corbett speaks to reporters in Harrisburg.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Corbett Wants Commonwealth Judge To Reconsider Voter ID Knockdown

Corbett 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.

01/22/2014

A rig drills for natural gas at a hydraulic fracturing site owned by EQT Corp.
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Local Environmental Group Applauds Pa. High Court Decision on Fracking Law

The group Penn Environment says the decision will give local government more power over where fracking can — and cannot — occur in their communities.

12/20/2013

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Some Portions Of Megan’s Law Run Afoul Of Pa. Supreme Court

Some portions of Pennsylvania’s Megan’s Law have run afoul of the state Supreme Court.

12/16/2013

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Hanes To Appeal Commonwealth Court Decision On Marriage Licenses

Montgomery County solicitor Ray McGarry announced today that he would file an appeal on behalf of county register of wills D. Bruce Hanes.

09/17/2013

(Viviette Applewhite, 93, is lead plaintiff in the ACLU lawsuit challenging Pennsylvania's new voter ID law.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Judge Won’t Halt Pennsylvania Voter Identification Law

A Pennsylvania judge isn’t stopping a tough new voter identification law from going into effect.

08/15/2012

Pennsylvania's High Court May Codify "Tweeting" Rules

by KYW’s Tony Romeo The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is reviewing rules of courtroom conduct with an eye toward issues raised by new technology and social networking.

06/28/2010

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