Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Justice Seamus McCaffery, caught in a porn e-mail scandal, is accusing the court’s chief justice, Ron Castille, of trying to use the scandal to take him down.
Several years ago, citing a procedural error, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned a law that made assault due to sexual orientation a hate crime.
The machines record ballot selections electronically, but do not produce a paper record of each vote.
The machines are called direct recording electronic, or DRE, and with a press of a button or turn of a wheel voters can choose the next governor or congressman, with choice recorded directly into the machine’s memory. Advocates says there’s a problem.
Is an employment test, applied equally to everyone, against the law just because one group fails much more than another?
The sale was blocked while a community group challenged it in court. But the Pennsylvania Supreme Court last week – without comment – denied the William Penn Development Corporation’s request for an injunction to stop the sale on grounds the district improperly sped-up the process.
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.