SCOPA Gives Poor Defendants Right To Sue For Underfunded DefenseThe ruling gives poor defendants a right to sue for lack of adequate counsel before going to court.
Pass Or Fail? Pa. Supreme Court To Hear School Funding LawsuitMeeting in Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Tuesday in an appeal brought by advocates who say the state's education funding is inadequate.
Governor Wolf: Pennsylvania High Court Justice Should Step DownPennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf says a state Supreme Court justice embroiled a risque email scandal should step down.
Three Pa. Supreme Court Justices To Be Elected Today In Historic RaceThe outcome of today’s election could determine which party has the majority on the state Supreme Court for years to come.
Are Elections The Best Way To Select Judges For The Pa. Supreme Court?Pennsylvania is one of only seven states that elects judges via partisan elections at all levels of its courts.
PA Supreme Court Candidates Sink Millions Into TV Air TimeThe candidates spent roughly $5 million on air time through Monday, according to the Washington-based Center for Public Integrity, which analyzed political advertising data from Kantar Media/CMAG, a media tracking firm, and released the results Thursday.
Pa. Supreme Court Election To Be One Of The Most Competitive And Historic Races In 3 CenturiesIt’s been more than 300 years since the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has had three open seats, making the November 3rd election one of the most historic in Philadelphia history.
Pennsylvania High Court Debate To Include All 7 CandidatesWednesday's forum at Widener University Law School in Harrisburg comes less than three weeks before the Nov. 3 election.
Pa. Supreme Court To Investigate Reports Linking Justice To Explicit EmailsA statement from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, says its members are “disturbed” by reports justice Michael Eakin sent or received emails containing controversial content with a private account.
Pa. Supreme Court Hears Arguments Over Governor's Attempt To Fire Open Records ChiefOn his way out of office, Governor Tom Corbett appointed Republican legislative aide Erik Arneson to fill a six-year term as Open Records executive director. Upon taking office, Governor Tom Wolf promptly tried to fire him.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Unseals Orders On Attorney General Office's Porn EmailsThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court has unsealed documents related to Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s investigation of a scandal involving pornographic emails, emails her defense claims could show her innocence.
Pa. Supreme Court To Rule On SRC Effort To Void Teachers' ContractThe state Supreme Court is going to take up the issue of whether the School Reform Commission had the power to cancel its teachers contract.