Justice Castille calculates 43 years in public service: first as a marine in Vietnam, where he lost a leg, then 20 years as Philadelphia District Attorney, and 21 as a Justice, including 8 as Chief Justice.
A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.
Rich discusses a case the Supreme Court will hear on speech rights, members of the St. Louis Rams demonstrating in solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, MO and the case of a student who went missing late Wednesday night.
The Supreme Court is weighing the free-speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on Facebook and other social media.
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.
The Supreme Court has held that when police stop a car, a reasonable passenger would not believe himself free to leave.
He believes it is necessary for people to have a place to turn outside of their elected leaders.
“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.
The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions.
New Jersey can’t force sex offenders who were convicted before a GPS monitoring program was signed into law to wear the tracking devices, a divided state Supreme Court ruled.
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A Villanova law professor has won a victory for freedom of information, as a federal judge has ordered the FBI to give him files on a long-ago investigation of a celebrity.
Law Professor On Competing Obamacare Rulings: Courts Allowed For Different Interpretations Of Healthcare Law
Chris Stigall spoke with William Jacobsen from the Cornell University Law School about two conflicting rulings by federal appeals courts regarding health insurance subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.
Chris discusses the two opposing court rulings on Obamacare subsidies, and takes calls on whether homeowners should have to disclose a murder or suicide in the home to potential buyers. He talks to William Jacobson from Cornell Law School at 7:20, Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00 and Philadelphia VA whistleblower Kristen Ruell at 8:20.
Local civil rights groups announced this week they are withdrawing support for the long proposed bill.