Pennsylvania

Injury & Accident Law

Those who knowingly send texts that distract drivers could face liability in Pennsylvania

Labor & Employment

School bus driver sues after his city transit job application is rejected over long-ago conviction

Consumer Law

Law firm to pay $1M to settle CFPB action over debt-collection practices

Mergers & Acquisitions

Pepper Hamilton and Reed Smith call a halt to merger talks

White-Collar Crime

Corporate lawyer with ‘spotless record’ faces RICO case over client’s payday loan business

Corporate Law

SEC brief supports fired in-house lawyer’s suit against Vanguard, says he qualifies as whistleblower

Criminal Justice

Convicted of UPL, former bar president with no law degree ‘provided a good service,’ her lawyer says

Legal Ethics

Former state supreme court judge fined $50K over objectionable emails, but keeps pension

Trials & Litigation

Judge says Chipotle social media rules violated labor law, orders rehiring of worker fired for tweet

Careers

Pennsylvania judge who won $291M Powerball jackpot plans to stay on the bench

Trials & Litigation

‘Intolerable’ DNA mixup not grounds for dropping murder retrial, judge rules

Criminal Justice

Slain shooting suspect had been declared legally dead in 2014

Legal Ethics

Ethics court blocks deal over Pennsylvania supreme court justice’s email

Trials & Litigation

Jury deadlocks in case against lawyer accused of neglect causing his dad’s death

Legal Ethics

Once-prominent lawyer is disbarred following no-contest plea in assault of paralegal

Criminal Justice

Man is convicted of 2 crimes, charged in homicide while awaiting trial in 2003 murder-attempt case

First Amendment

Plaintiffs had no First Amendment right to take cellphone video of police, federal judge rules

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge orders lawyer to pay almost $116K for pursuing baseless employment discrimination case

Trials & Litigation

Questioned in fatal shooting of state trooper, innocent man files civil rights suit

Attorney General

Facing an impeachment probe, Pennsylvania AG says she won’t seek re-election