1425 ABA Journal Pennsylvania articles.
A recently suspended Pennsylvania lawyer has been charged with mail fraud for allegedly inflating his payroll and gross receipts to obtain COVID-19 relief funds.
Dec 16, 2021 1:03 PM CST
Progressive prosecutors are reopening investigations of deadly police shootings that resulted in no charges under their predecessors, spurring pushback from police unions.
Dec 2, 2021 11:55 AM CST
A federal appeals court has overturned the false statements conviction of a man who posed as a lawyer to file a document in civil litigation between actor Bill Cosby and sexual assault accuser Andrea Constand.
Nov 30, 2021 3:08 PM CST
Marriott International has reached a settlement agreement to post “resort fees” that are added to its hotel pricing as part of the total room rate on the first page of its booking website.
Nov 24, 2021 12:47 PM CST
A jail guard was shot and killed in an Altoona, Pennsylvania, courthouse Wednesday when a police officer fired on an inmate who had grabbed the guard’s weapon.
Nov 19, 2021 11:21 AM CST
A Pittsburgh lawyer was charged with disorderly conduct Wednesday after he took off his pants to go through a metal detector at a downtown courthouse. The Allegheny County Sheriff's Office in Pennsylvania charged Jeffrey Pollock, 59, and issued a press release
Nov 11, 2021 10:10 AM CST
Texas voters on Tuesday passed a state constitutional amendment that allows the State Commission on Judicial Conduct to investigate and take disciplinary action against judicial candidates who are not currently judges.
Nov 3, 2021 2:29 PM CDT
The New Jersey Supreme Court has disbarred a Haddonfield, New Jersey, lawyer who was previously reprimanded once, censured once and suspended four times.
Oct 20, 2021 3:47 PM CDT
A district attorney in a rural county southeast of Pittsburgh was arrested Wednesday for allegedly raping a woman he knew in his professional capacity.
Sep 24, 2021 9:24 AM CDT
Trial courts may allow comfort dogs for witnesses at criminal trials in appropriate circumstances, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled. The court on Wednesday affirmed the 2018 third-degree murder conviction of Sheron Jalen Purnell, ruling that the trial court did not abuse its discretion by allowing a comfort dog during the testimony of a minor with autism.
Sep 23, 2021 10:18 AM CDT
A federal appeals court on Tuesday said a federal judge should take another look at a Second Amendment challenge to a Pennsylvania township’s zoning restrictions on “sportsman’s clubs” shooting ranges.
Aug 18, 2021 10:00 AM CDT
A Pennsylvania lawyer who gave a trusted employee another chance after she stole from his aunt’s estate has been suspended from practice following her continued client thefts.
Aug 12, 2021 12:13 PM CDT
The ABA Criminal Justice Section proposed a resolution to the House of Delegates during the ABA Hybrid Annual Meeting on Tuesday that focuses on improving prosecutors' collection of case data.
Aug 10, 2021 10:59 AM CDT
A federal magistrate judge has imposed sanctions on lawyers who challenged 2020 election methods in an opinion that criticized their “woeful lack of investigation” into the law and the facts.
Aug 4, 2021 1:45 PM CDT
A New Jersey man has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for posting online the home address of a federal judge he deemed to be moving too slowly on his case.
Aug 3, 2021 1:08 PM CDT
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