Pennsylvania

Disability Law

Lawyer’s claustrophobia ADA suit survives motion to dismiss

Criminal Justice

DA: Courthouse defendant tells another defendant’s girlfriend he’s a lawyer, steals $1,300

Criminal Justice

US offers $3M bounty for alleged Russian hacker, a record reward for a cybersecurity case

Legal Ethics

Panel clears federal appeals court judge in ethics case over death-penalty speech

Judiciary

Judge withdraws as nominee for top state court seat after racially insensitive email surfaces

Judiciary

New racially insensitive email arises concerning Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Legal Ethics

Lawyer sanctioned $1M wins stay of collection efforts

Legal Ethics

Pennsylvania Supreme Court seeks ethics probe for leak of sealed document in AG case

White-Collar Crime

Former state treasurer pleads guilty, admits trying to shake down law firm

Criminal Justice

Top state court declines to intervene in dispute between DA and police department

Death Penalty

Pennsylvania governor temporarily halts all executions

Trials & Litigation

Double-murder conviction is followed by brother’s arrest after courthouse elevator incident

Law Firms

Suit claims departing lawyers weren’t paid promised bonuses

Criminal Justice

Lawyer pleads guilty in law firm embezzlement

Government Law

DA uses own parking ticket to probe city practices, calls end run around courts unconstitutional

Legal Ethics

Judge who sanctioned lawyer $1M says she ‘sabotaged’ the case by eliciting banned testimony

Legal Ethics

Once-prominent Philadelphia lawyer disbarred on 10 disciplinary charges

Prosecutors

DA claims police search of her office was retaliation

Criminal Justice

Public defender is arrested, accused of lying to court staff about his client

Judiciary

Many courts close early Monday, plan to stay shuttered Tuesday as predicted monster snowstorm looms