A Pennsylvania company that offers cheerleading training services and tumble instruction to youngsters in the region has filed a federal trademark infringement lawsuit against another business that offers the same.
The First Judicial District of Pennsylvania has announced it will host a one-day class on the electronic filing system next week, a lesson that will enable private attorneys to brush up on the city’s mandatory system for filing civil complaints.
A federal judge in Philadelphia has upheld a motion to suppress an illegal gun charge that had been lodged against a city resident by police during a traffic stop earlier this year.
A native Liberian woman who alleges her termination last year from her job as a direct caregiver for an Arizona-based retirement community has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the company.
Richard Woods, age 54, of Nanticoke, Pa. was sentenced Dec. 8 to spend 20 months in federal prison by Senior U.S. District Court Judge Edwin M. Kosik for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme.
A federal judge has denied a pro se petition filed by a man serving a Pennsylvania state prison sentence for drug violations who had sought a writ of habeas corpus.
Call it legal déjà vu.
The mother of a young teenager from Delaware County, Pa. who alleges his HIV-positive status prevented him from being accepted into a Pennsylvania boarding school, filed a federal lawsuit against the institution last week, contending her son's civil rights were violated in his application denial.
Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has opted not to seek a new death sentencing hearing for Mumia Abu-Jamal, the man convicted in the Dec. 9, 1981, murder of city police Officer Daniel Faulkner.
Robert S. Toski, 47, of Pittsburgh has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on two counts of unauthorized computer access to a protected computer and computer damage.