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With One Notable Exception, Pa. High Court E-Mails Get Clean Review

Special counsel Rob Byers says he combed nearly 5,000 e-mails — any between a justice and the state attorney general’s office between 2008 and 2012.

12/19/2014

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Ex-Judge In Porn Scandal Gets $11K Monthly Pension

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice who quit in late October after being linked to a pornographic government email scandal is collecting an $11,000-a-month public pension.

12/08/2014

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Voters Will Have Chance To Remake Pa. High Court

Voters will soon get a chance to render their own verdict on the seven-member court, as three spots are up for election next year. Ambitious lawyers and lower-level judges are lining up to make sure there will be choices.

11/09/2014

(Motorcycles are lined up along Columbus Boulevard, near the "Toys For Tots" press briefing. Photo by Mike DeNardo)

A Shorter Route This Year For Philadelphia Bikers on ‘Toys For Tots’ Run

“We went to Children’s Hospital for 30 years… We got so large that the hospital couldn’t handle us anymore,” says a spokesman for the bikers’ group that helps deliver the toys.

10/30/2014

(Pa. Supreme Court justice Seamus Caffery, in file photo, provided)

Justice McCaffery Leaving Pa. Supreme Court, Sidestepping E-mail Scandal

Embroiled in a porn e-mail scandal, Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice Seamus McCaffery is leaving the bench.

10/27/2014

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PA Supreme Court Scandal Leads To Calls For Statewide Court Reform

“We’ve received many calls in the past week asking for change,” says Lynn Marks, the Executive Director of Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts, a state-wide non-partisan organization that lobbies for court reforms.

10/22/2014

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Porn E-mail Scandal Leads To Suspension Of Pa. Justice

Within the next month the judicial conduct board will review McCaffery’s allegations as they determine whether or not to file formal misconduct charges against him.

10/20/2014

(Pa. Supreme Court justice Seamus Caffery, in file photo, provided)

Pa. Supreme Court Justice McCaffery Says He’s Being Railroaded by Chief Justice

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.

10/16/2014

(Government officials cut the ribbon to open the new Veterans Advisory Center at Philadelphia City Hall.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Inaugurates New One-Stop Center For Veterans’ Services

The Veterans Advisory Commission office is located in Room 142 on the first floor of City Hall, just off South Penn Square.

11/16/2012

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Adopts Reforms After Critical Reports

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.

08/01/2011

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