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Third Circuit affirms granting of summary judgment against fired Penn State University professor

Nicholas Malfitano Dec. 2, 2016, 9:06am

PHILADELPHIA – A panel of appellate judges have decided to uphold a trial court’s decision of summary judgment in a breach of contract and wrongful termination case brought by a former medical college professor.

Third Circuit grants summary judgment to Penn State research assistant in defamation case

Nicholas Malfitano Feb. 24, 2016, 12:42pm

PHILADELPHIA – Due to a lack of evidence to the contrary, a federal appeals court affirmed a prior judgment granting summary judgment to a Penn State University research assistant in a defamation and tortious interference case.

Facing possible deportion, suspended Penn State student accused of sexual misconduct obtains injunction

Emma Gallimore Jan. 25, 2016, 10:19am

A Penn State University student recently obtained a temporary injunction on due process grounds that will keep him enrolled after he was accused of sexual misconduct and suspended.

Supreme Court candidate calls evaluation 'tainted' after receiving 'not recommended' rating

Jim Boyle Feb. 12, 2015, 10:31am

HARRISBURG - An allegedly dishonest campaign advertisement from 2011 forced the

NCAA agrees to restore Penn State wins, voiding consent decree

Jim Boyle Jan. 20, 2015, 12:04pm

HARRISBURG - After months of chipping away, the last gasps of the harshly punitive consent decree between NCAA and Penn State University have been snuffed out after the inter-collegiate athletics governing body agreed to restore the football team's record under Coach Joe Paterno's leadership and allow the proceeds from the $60 million fine to remain in Pennsylvania programs.

State Treasurer McCord defends Endowment Act

Jim Boyle Oct. 27, 2014, 10:35am

With the plan to settle out of court disrupted by a Commonwealth Court judge's order to

NCAA relaxes Penn State sanctions, agrees to keep fine in Pa.

Jim Boyle Sep. 9, 2014, 6:09am

Citing remarkable progress in the school's efforts to improve its campus security and protocols regarding reports of sexual abuse, officials with the NCAA have agreed to relax parts of its sanction against Penn State University.

Discovery in Penn State lawsuit due in September

Jim Boyle Jun. 11, 2014, 6:57am

The money collected from the largest fine levied against a university by the NCAA should

Former Montco ADA joins Blue Bell family firm Shemtob Law as associate

Jon Campisi Apr. 24, 2014, 6:47am

A former assistant prosecutor in suburban Philadelphia has joined the Blue

Commonwealth Court upholds Endowment Act relating to Penn State sex-abuse fine; orders university joined as party to litigation

Jon Campisi Apr. 10, 2014, 7:55am

Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court upheld a law passed in the wake of

Pa. Supreme Court declines to hear Sandusky’s appeal

Jon Campisi Apr. 3, 2014, 8:24am

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeal of Jerry

Former Penn State Pres. files suit seeking to have judge enjoin perjury prosecution

Jon Campisi Apr. 1, 2014, 8:30am

Former Penn State University President Graham Spanier, who is facing

Penn State settles civil claims with Sandusky victims for $59.7 million

Jon Campisi Oct. 28, 2013, 3:17pm

Twenty-six victims of Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant

Pepper Hamilton senior paralegal receives Phila. Assoc. of Paralegals award for pro bono work

Jon Campisi Oct. 16, 2013, 4:10pm

A Philadelphia paralegal who has worked in the profession for three

Penn State professor fired for plagiarism loses appeal in defamation case against university

Jon Campisi Oct. 11, 2013, 7:58am

A state appellate court panel has affirmed a Northeastern Pennsylvania

‘Best Lawyers’ names Philadelphia’s Tom Kline medical malpractice ‘Lawyer of the Year’

Jon Campisi Oct. 11, 2013, 7:38am

Attorney Tom Kline, known around Philadelphia as a go-to plaintiff’s

Sandusky conviction appeal gets underway; Scandal-prompted litigation progresses

Jon Campisi Sep. 18, 2013, 11:11am

A defense attorney representing convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky

Commonwealth Court overrules NCAA’s preliminary objections in case over Penn State fine money

Jon Campisi Sep. 5, 2013, 5:28pm

A Pennsylvania court is allowing a lawsuit initiated by a state legislator and

Pa. Superior Court to hold appeals hearings in high-profile cases in Luzerne County

Jon Campisi Aug. 30, 2013, 7:23am

Appeals hearings in three high-profile criminal cases have been moved

Former Superior Court Pres. Judge Correale Stevens sworn in as new Pa. justice

Jon Campisi Jul. 31, 2013, 2:03pm

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court once again has a full complement of seven justices after