Pennsylvania Supreme Court
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.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has rejected a bid by the Nutter administration to speed up litigation over its desire to impose a new contract on the city’s blue collar workers union.
The state’s high court threw out the first redistricting map drawn up by the Legislative Reapportionment Commission.
Mayor Michael Nutter is asking the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to take up the question of whether he can impose a new contract on the city’s blue-collar workers’ union.
Philadelphia Traffic Court’s administrative judge Gary Glazer (left) says Thursday’s indictments are just one step in the process of cleaning up the troubled court.