Pennsylvania

Criminal Justice

Public defender is arrested, charged with lying to court staff about his client

Judiciary

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

Criminal Justice

Pennsylvania supremes block any charges against state attorney general

Criminal Justice

Grand jury recommends perjury charge against Pennsylvania AG; she vows not to resign

Attorney Fees

Pennsylvania county mails capital defense lawyer’s checks to another person with same name

Evidence

Judge says top Penn State lawyer didn’t represent ex-officials, clearing way for obstruction trial

White-Collar Crime

Ex-judge is latest to get time in federal ticket-fixing case targeting Philadelphia traffic court

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s personal assets, bank accounts at risk as opponents seek to collect $1M sanction

Media & Communications Law

Special prosecutor subpoenas reporters who said grand jury recommended charges against state AG

Criminal Justice

Two lawmakers call for resignation of Pennsylvania AG over reports she may be indicted

Constitutional Law

Jailed suspect in triple slaying at municipal meeting sues warden over prison food

Law Firms

Blank Rome raids Duane Morris and Reed Smith to open new Pittsburgh office

Juvenile Justice

State supreme court nixes lifetime registration for juvenile sex offenders

Legal Ethics

Top state court toughens rules for lawyers who give investment advice to clients

Judiciary

Controversial Pennsylvania judge announces retirement

Legal Ethics

Was law firm duped? ‘Lawyer’ practiced there a decade and won partnership; was she licensed?

Legal Ethics

Now-retired justice’s pornographic emails were only impropriety found in special counsel’s report

Government Law

Another AG won’t defend state law; this one gives NRA standing to challenge gun regulations

Court Security

Sheriff: Murderer’s claimed contact with 2 jurors in court elevator didn’t happen exactly as he says

Government Law

In wake of class action filing, Philadelphia DA drops effort to forfeit some homes