Tag Archives: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
And so the legal wrangling between the NCAA and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett continues. Attorneys for the Corbett administration this week filed a memorandum of law in opposition to the defendant’s motion to dismiss the federal antitrust suit Corbett recently … Read More
In the continuation of a seemingly ongoing saga between an athletic agency and state government, the NCAA turned around and filed suit this week against Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett and other commonwealth officials over the recently passed law that requires … Read More
Figures released by the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts this week show that statewide revenue taken in by the courts reached nearly a half billion dollars in 2012. Magisterial district courts and Common Pleas criminal courts collected and disbursed to … Read More
NCAA seeks dismissal of Gov. Corbett’s antitrust suit relating to Penn State sanctions following Sandusky scandal
The National Collegiate Athletic Association is asking a federal judge to dismiss an antitrust lawsuit that was filed against the organization by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, litigation that arose out of sanctions levied on Penn State University in the wake … Read More
The Pennsylvania judge overseeing the Voter ID case has denied a petition for a supplemental injunction that sought to bar the commonwealth from continuing to release Voter ID related ads despite the fact that an injunction had already been issued … Read More
A magisterial district judge from Chester County has been suspended from her post without pay for a period of one month. The one-page per curiam order, issued July 24 by the Pennsylvania Court of Judicial Discipline, says that Rita A. … Read More
A western Pennsylvania newspaper is suing the secretary of the commonwealth and Allegheny County’s Board of Elections over an alleged unconstitutional policy barring reporters and photographers from conducting newsgathering in polling places. Attorneys for the PG Publishing Co., which publishes … Read More
Phila. judge urges Commonwealth Court to affirm summary judgment decision in fatal vehicle accident claim
A Philadelphia judge is asking a state appellate court to affirm a First Judicial District ruling from last summer that granted summary judgment to the state and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in a case where the defendants were being sued over a deadly 1997 motor vehicle accident.
A Philadelphia woman who claims she suffered a whole host of bodily injuries after falling through a defective manhole in the city’s Frankford section has filed a personal injury lawsuit against the city and state.
Chester Upland School Dist. sues Pa. for lack of education funding, claims it’s on brink of financial collapse
The Chester-Upland School District and a class of taxpaying parents have filed a federal lawsuit against the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, its education department and various other state officials for failing to provide adequate state funding to the economically depressed school district through the end of the current school year.