Pennsylvania

Criminal Justice

Two lawyers face charges for allegedly relying on illegal recordings in court cases

White-Collar Crime

Convicted of theft of $2K in services, ex-judge faces potential loss of $6K monthly pension

White-Collar Crime

Fired secretary is star witness at trial of ex-judge accused of operating business from chambers

White-Collar Crime

Partner who overheard lawyer discuss client merger is indicted for alleged insider trading

Court Security

Federal courthouse security was not breached, says US Marshal in wake of steamy photos

White-Collar Crime

Ex-judge likely to serve only 30 days for stealing drug evidence from courthouse

Criminal Justice

A few DAs account for most death sentences, law prof finds; one calls for more ‘revenge’ executions

Criminal Justice

Judge accused of stealing cocaine from evidence likely impaired, says lawyer in conviction challenge

Criminal Justice

Federal court partners with bank, college and drug treatment center to help felons

Consumer Law

Pennsylvania AG sues firm, saying it misrepresented law in debt collection letters

Law Firms

Final name partner leaves Nelson Brown; is firm ‘effectively dead’?

Internet Law

Vintage store operator says threat of social-media shaming is best way to deter shoplifting

Legal Ethics

Former Drinker Biddle staff attorney is suspended for overbilling the firm for his work

Copyright Law

Led Zeppelin denies most allegations in ‘Stairway to Heaven’ suit, but admits ‘exceptional talent’

Trials & Litigation

Law firm asks 3rd Circuit to block court-ordered interviews of over 30 clients

Trials & Litigation

Injured Amtrak worker is among the first to file suit over Philadelphia train wreck

Trials & Litigation

Suits over fatal Philadelphia Amtrak crash will depend on what NTSB finds: Was train going too fast?

Disability Law

Project attorney’s ADA suit says Pepper Hamilton didn’t accommodate his sleep disorder

Trials & Litigation

Criminal record expunged? That doesn’t mean it’s not available on private sector databases

Constitutional Law

Flag desecration case nixed against man who wrote AIM on US stars and stripes