Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Chris talks to Congressman Pat Meehan about the House decision not to vote on the payroll tax extension. He discusses Mitt Romney’s handling of his Presidential campaign, the scandal brewing at Philadelphia Traffic Court, and restaraunt owners in the city using tips to buy their credit card transaction fees.
Justice Ronald Castille announced that he was essentially seizing control of Philadelphia Traffic Court because of reports of widespread ticket-fixing.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has signed off on a class-action verdict for more than 9,000 Kia owners.
On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court will be making history two ways.
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has decided to allow cameras in the courtroom, and the first televised session will be next month.
A northeastern Pennsylvania judge was ordered Thursday to spend nearly three decades in prison for his role in a massive bribery scandal that prompted the state’s high court to toss thousands of juvenile convictions and left lasting scars on the children who appeared in his courtroom and their hapless families.
Key justices on the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court are adopting reforms contained in an exhaustive consultant’s report designed to transform Philadelphia’s criminal justice system.
Montgomery County District Attorney Pleased With Pennsylvania Supreme Court Ruling That Overturned 2009 Ethics Policy
The district attorney in Montgomery County is pleased with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court which this week upheld two lower court rulings that overturned a county ethics policy enacted two years ago.
Former CBS 3 anchor Alycia Lane was back in town for her civil trial against CBS Broadcasting, the station’s former general manager and her former co-anchor. Lane claims her reputation was damaged after being fired from the station and announced on air.
In Philadelphia, filings were down almost 70 percent from the average of the baseline years.
At issue where the re-election bids of city council members Marion Tasco and Frank Rizzo, along with the candidacy of City Commissioner Marge Targtaglione. All three are enrolled in the DROP pension program, and all three intend to return to office if re-elected.
A panel of Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court judges says it is the state Supreme Court that should have jurisdiction over the challenges to the candidacies of City Council members Frank Rizzo and Marian Tasco, and city commissioner Marge Tartaglione.
The state’s high court said Philadelphia City Council has no authority to pass such a ban.
The chief justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court says the court could decide early next year whether to allow cameras to record its proceedings.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld the right of grocery stores and supermarkets that have restaurants within them to sell beer.