1467 ABA Journal Pennsylvania articles.
A federal appeals court has ruled for a former inmate in Delaware who alleged that his seven-month solitary confinement worsened his schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in violation of the Eighth Amendment.
Nov 29, 2022 10:52 AM CST
A man who pleaded guilty to understating his lawn-mowing income to obtain $2,458 in food stamps had no Second Amendment right to own a gun, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.
Nov 17, 2022 11:39 AM CST
Nov 16, 2022 3:54 PM CST
Election litigation was heating up in battleground states as voters went to the polls Tuesday. Lawsuits were filed over undated absentee ballots in Pennsylvania, unmailed absentee ballots in Georgia, and plans to hand count ballots in Arizona and Nevada.
Nov 8, 2022 12:45 PM CST
Nov 3, 2022 11:27 AM CDT
Absentee voting is facing a double wallop as the Nov. 8 midterm elections approach. Voting in advance of Election Day has been restricted by new state laws that make it more difficult to obtain and cast absentee ballots. And the validity and counting of some of those ballots are likely to be challenged in litigation.
Nov 1, 2022 2:24 PM CDT
As we head into the holiday season, consider what you want your celebrations to look like, rather than meeting everyone else’s expectations, says a lawyer who has been sober for almost two decades.
Oct 31, 2022 9:00 AM CDT
A lawyer who copied part of her opponents’ motion into her own legal filing will have to pay more than $8,400 as sanctions, a federal judge in Pennsylvania has ruled.
Oct 20, 2022 11:42 AM CDT
The metaverse is all the rage these days. Users can enter a virtual world where they can interact with people from all parts of the physical world, play games, engage in commerce and do a lot of other things. Some law firms have also seen the potential.
Oct 19, 2022 8:39 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday vacated a federal appeals court ruling that allowed the counting of mail-in ballots in undated envelopes in a local judicial race in Pennsylvania.
Oct 11, 2022 12:33 PM CDT
Challenge to Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law gets tossed
A federal judge in Tallahassee, Florida, has tossed a challenge to Florida’s Parental Rights in Education law, which critics have…
Oct 7, 2022 3:30 PM CDT
A federal judge has ordered Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner to write apology letters to the families of the victims of a double murder after concluding that supervisors in his office made misleading statements to the court.
Sep 14, 2022 12:06 PM CDT
An immigration attorney started doing pro bono work for Ukrainian immigrants in February, shortly after Russia invaded the country.
Aug 29, 2022 8:41 AM CDT
A federal judge on Tuesday ordered two former Pennsylvania judges who orchestrated the “kids for cash” corruption scandal to pay more than $200 million to hundreds of their victims.
Aug 18, 2022 10:41 AM CDT
A Delaware attorney has lost his appeal in a case involving claims that he was defamed and forced to resign from his law firm.
Aug 17, 2022 10:58 AM CDT