Pennsylvania

First Amendment

Governor signs law to battle ‘obscene celebrity’ by convicts; is Abu-Jamal the target?

Constitutional Law

Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspends its own Justice McCaffery, asks for ethics investigation

Judiciary

Pennsylvania justice in lewd email scandal said he ‘was not going down alone,’ second justice says

Internet Law

Law requiring sex offenders to reveal Internet aliases does not violate First Amendment, court rules

Government Law

Judge apologizes for explicit emails, blasts state’s chief justice for ‘vindictive’ attacks

Government Law

Latest fallout in AG’s ‘porngate’ probe: State supreme court judge sent or received over 200 emails

Juvenile Justice

Boy, 10, is charged as an adult with homicide in death of woman, 90

Criminal Justice

Ex-employee charged with using law firm trust checks to make personal mortgage payments for 7 years

Constitutional Law

Judge dismisses murder case against 3 men over prosecutorial misconduct, says they can’t be retried

Criminal Justice

Judge faces obstruction charge after claimed hit-and-run accident

Judiciary

Did any Pennsylvania judges receive ‘porngate’ emails? Chief justice wants to know

Constitutional Law

Lawyer may sue over residents ousted from their homes in hunt for cop killer

White-Collar Crime

Judge suddenly resigns, takes plea in federal corruption case

Constitutional Law

Mayor files civil rights suit against judge and DA’s office, says theft case was filed ‘to get even’

Criminal Justice

Mom goes to jail for ordering abortion pills without a prescription for her daughter

Trials & Litigation

Judge questions murder defendant’s ‘Crime Pays’ T-shirt, wants explanation from jail

Law Schools

Drexel renames its law school for trial lawyer who is donating $50M

Constitutional Law

Suspended law student sues Penn State Dickinson, says law school denied her a fair hearing

First Amendment

Teen’s Facebook photos with Jesus statue lead to desecration charge

Careers

Lawyer’s film role as ‘Mr. Cannibal’ leads to campaign controversy