Pennsylvania Supreme Court
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled unconstitutional a mandatory $75,000 fine imposed on a Pittsburgh casino poker dealer convicted of having stolen $200 worth of chips.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has decided not to decide whether the Philadelphia School District has the power to impose work rule changes on teachers next fall.
Mindy Cohan and Lauren Rosenberg of nearby Lafayette Hill walked through the doors of the register of wills office — where marriage licenses are issued — shortly after 8:30am.
The Pennsylvania Supreme court has announced it will hear the case of Monsignor William Lynn, whose conviction on felony child endangerment was overturned on appeal.
Philadelphia Family Court statistics show the backlog in child custody cases has been growing for the last three years.
The question stems from a case in which a Bucks County, Pa. girl was run over by a school bus. She lost a leg and was awarded $14 million by a jury.
A local attorney, who specializes in juvenile cases, today will ask the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to take a second look at a law requiring a life time of registration for juveniles who commit particular sexual offenses.
That means the law requiring voters to show ID cards is dead unless the Pennsylvania Supreme Court steps in.
The school district last week asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to affirm its right to sidestep seniority rules.
Pennsylvania Welfare Department officials planned to take testimony, today, on the state’s plan to expand Medicaid under certain conditions.
The state Supreme Court has struck down portions of a controversial law governing natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale regions.
Judge John Jones III has said that the legal system’s view of sex and sexual identity cases has undergone a “sea change” over the past four decades.
Federal judge John E. Jones III has dismissed motions by the state secretaries of health and revenue, and the Bucks County register of wills.
The Corbett administration has hired former state Supreme Court justice William Lamb to handle the federal litigation over same sex marriage in Pennsylvania.
Gov. Tom Corbett is expected to pick state appeals court Judge Correale Stevens as his nominee to temporarily fill a vacancy on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.