Pennsylvania

Trials & Litigation

Man dodges jury duty 11 times but is arrested when he comes to court to contest child-support ruling

Trials & Litigation

Retired judge could lose pension after pleading guilty to stealing cocaine evidence in his cases

Evidence

Driver denies role in fatal accident but is arrested when victim’s torso is found in his car

Trials & Litigation

Ex-president sues Penn State and Louis Freeh over published report of Sandusky investigation

Business of Law

2nd name partner exits Nelson Brown for Goldberg Segalla, along with 6 more attorneys in NC office

Government Law

DA beats $65 parking ticket but pays anyway

Personal Lives

Philadelphia lawyer creates app to help the homeless

Legal Ethics

Top state court rebuffs judge’s constitutional challenge to moonlighting ban

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