Pennsylvania

Securities Law

Ex-BigLaw partner is convicted of insider trading; feds say he misused deal info overheard at firm

Legal Ethics

Pennsylvania AG fails to get her law license reinstated; state senate to consider her removal

Evidence

Judge OKs criminal case against Bill Cosby, rejects immunity argument

Criminal Justice

Man is charged with filing appeal on behalf of woman he didn’t know

Criminal Justice

Bill Cosby filing says former DA made binding agreement not to prosecute

Legal Ethics

Lawyer told police of client’s alleged plot after speaking with ethics hotline

Constitutional Law

Embattled AG Kathleen Kane seeks return of law license, points to suspended supreme court judge

Criminal Justice

Demolition contractor and excavator operator are sentenced to prison in building collapse

Legal Ethics

Pennsylvania justice is suspended for ‘insensitive and inappropriate’ emails in interim order

Death Penalty

Pennsylvania Supreme Court upholds governor’s authority to postpone executions

Legal Ethics

FBI wiretap showed judge promoted ex parte communications, legal ethics complaint says

Civil Procedure

Judge who warned lawyer about ‘witless observations’ fines him for failing to excise tossed counts

Law Firms

Fox Rothschild to acquire 82-attorney Oppenheimer firm

White-Collar Crime

‘Humiliated’ ex-judge gets probation for running real estate business from chambers

Evidence

Jury acquits defendant in murder trial, despite prior conviction for killing alleged getaway driver

Legal Ethics

Another justice of Pennsylvania’s top court faces ethics complaint linked to ‘Porngate’

Criminal Justice

Aide to Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane is convicted for email snooping in violation of court order

Judiciary

Governor calls for Pennsylvania justice’s resignation

First Amendment

Judge tosses suit claiming David Axelrod wrongly took credit for ‘ballsy’ consultant’s idea

Business of Law

Frost Brown Todd is opening its first Pennsylvania office