Monthly Archives: February 2012
A federal judge has denied a motion by a plaintiff in a police sexual assault case seeking to disqualify the attorney representing the police personnel defendants.
A Bucks County, Pa. man who alleges he was fired from his job at a telecommunications company because he took time off work to care for his ailing child has filed a complaint against the business in federal court.
The attorney representing accused child molester Jerry Sandusky filed a motion Feb. 27 asking a judge to push back the former Penn State assistant football coach’s trial until July, citing the need to take additional time to review information in the sex-abuse case.
Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court announced it has appointed four new members, including a new chair and vice chair, to the state’s Continuing Legal Education Board.
A federal judge has granted a motion to dismiss that was filed by a number of high-ranking Philadelphia officials who were named in a lawsuit initiated by a city man who alleged he was unlawfully detained and roughed up by Philadelphia police officers after an encounter in January 2011.
Fired Phila. School Dist. administrator who blew whistle on controversial procurement process sues district for retaliation
A former top administrator for the Philadelphia School District who alleges his firing was connected to his blowing the whistle on a controversial district move to award a contract to a minority firm despite the fact that the work was supposed to go to another bidder has filed a federal civil rights complaint against his former employer.
Members of the general public are finally able to view online and purchase civil complaints and judgments that have been filed electronically on the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas website, the First Judicial District announced this week.
Two Chester County, Pa. police officers who were sued by a West Vincent Township resident and his wife for alleged civil rights violations are entitled to qualified immunity and therefore cannot be sued, a federal judge in Philadelphia has ruled.
A Northeastern Pennsylvania man has filed a class action lawsuit against a Pennsylvania iron works company alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act relating to alleged overtime pay violations.