Pennsylvania Supreme Court

(Leaving a City Hall courtroom, Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane speaks with reporters.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Pa. Attorney General Kane Asks State’s High Court To Upend Prosecutor Investigating Her

Who can empanel a grand jury, and why? Those are the questions Kathleen Kane is asking the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to decide.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/11/2015

Zeoli Show Log 2.23.15

Rich reviewed the OSCARs, a report that revealed Hillary Clinton paid women less than men while serving as Senator from New York, and the withdraw of a judicial nominee from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. He also talked to PA State Rep. Joe Hackett about decriminalizing out-state-alcohol purchases.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/23/2015

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Democrats To Weigh Pennsylvania High Court Endorsements

Six state and county judges are vying in Saturday’s voting at the Hotel Hershey for the party’s support in the May 19 primary.

02/21/2015

Zeoli Show Log 2.20.15

Rich covered the blow back against former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani for questioning the President’s love of country, a doctor who refused to treat the child of a lesbian couple and Walmart raising the rate they pay employees. He also talked to David Harsanyi from The Federalist, and Peter Maass from The Intercept.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/20/2015

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. (credit: David Spunt)

Judge In Kane Case: Truth Is “Crying” To Be Heard

The judge who appointed a special prosecutor to investigate Attorney General Kathleen Kane said in a court brief that “the truth is crying to be heard.”

02/19/2015

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. (credit: David Spunt)

Grand Jury Wants Pennsylvania’s Attorney General Kane Charged With Perjury, 3 Other Counts

And now, Kane’s spokesman is reacting with outrage.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/21/2015

Chief Justice Ron Castille, in file photo. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio)

After 21 Years On PA Supreme Court, Chief Justice Ron Castille Steps Down

Justice Castille calculates 43 years in public service: first as a marine in Vietnam, where he lost a leg, then 20 years as Philadelphia District Attorney, and 21 as a Justice, including 8 as Chief Justice.

12/31/2014

(US Rep. Bob Brady, in file photo.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Pa. Ruling Lets Law Firm Donate Services Without Limit To Mayoral Candidate

Back in 2007, then-candidate Bob Brady (in photo) faced a challenge from rival Tom Knox, and Brady racked up nearly a half-million dollars in legal fees.

12/21/2014

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With One Notable Exception, Pa. High Court E-Mails Get Clean Review

Special counsel Rob Byers says he combed nearly 5,000 e-mails — any between a justice and the state attorney general’s office between 2008 and 2012.

12/19/2014

(Ashley Zauflik, in file photo.  Credit: Facebook)

Attorney for Bucks Schoolgirl Who Lost Leg: Time To Update Award Limits

Ashley Zauflik was 17 when she was dragged under a Pennsbury school bus seven years ago, losing her leg and suffering other severe injuries.

11/25/2014

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Set To Hear Case Of Monsignor Lynn

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in Harrisburg from the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office as it seeks the re-instatement of the child-endangerment conviction of Monsignor William Lynn.

11/17/2014

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Voters Will Have Chance To Remake Pa. High Court

Voters will soon get a chance to render their own verdict on the seven-member court, as three spots are up for election next year. Ambitious lawyers and lower-level judges are lining up to make sure there will be choices.

11/09/2014

(File Photo) Patrick Duff addresses City Council during a meeting on October 16, 2014. 
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City Council Hit With Federal Lawsuit Over Its Rules On Citizen Speeches

Local activist Patrick Duff has filed a federal lawsuit against Philadelphia City Council claiming that Council violates the First Amendment by limiting the topics of speeches made during its weekly meetings.

10/31/2014

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Pennsylvania High Court Heads Toward Uncertainty

The abrupt retirement of a Pa. Supreme Court justice caught up in a government pornographic email scandal is likely to leave the high court without a tie-breaking vote for the rest of the year as the panel is set to undergo significant change.

10/28/2014

(Pa. Supreme Court justice Seamus Caffery, in file photo, provided)

Justice McCaffery Leaving Pa. Supreme Court, Sidestepping E-mail Scandal

Embroiled in a porn e-mail scandal, Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice Seamus McCaffery is leaving the bench.

10/27/2014

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