WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Since last year’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that dealt a blow to forum-shopping personal injury attorneys, companies threatened with sprawling, 50-state litigation have not been forced into defending cases all over the country.
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court recently agreed to hear a property rights lawsuit filed by a Pennsylvania landowner who has a graveyard on her property, and the decision could have far-reaching implications across the country, according to the Pacific Legal Foundation - a group that is representing the landowner.
Sen. Scarnati appeals federal judge's order to pay League of Women Voters for costs of gerrymandering challenge
A state senator is appealing a federal judge's order earlier this month to pay more than $29,300 to the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania in reimbursement for the fees and costs of its successful gerrymandering challenge.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Despite optimism from the defense side, a recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to again consider a high-profile class action lawsuit is a boost to plaintiffs lawyer, a Philadelphia attorney says.
For the first time, The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in a case from the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals that governments must not deny religious entities money simply for being a religious organization.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 12 denied a request by a group of retired National Football League Players to hear their challenge of a concussion lawsuit settlement approved in April 2015 in federal district court in Pennsylvania.
A federal district court in Pennsylvania recently denied a preliminary injunction in Reilly v. City of Harrisburg, in which the plaintiffs have challenged a Harrisburg ordinance establishing a buffer zone around health care facilities.
WASHINGTON – Dissent in a capital murder case, in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled earlier this month that prosecutors can't judge actions they've prosecuted, is as instructive as the majority ruling, an expert in said during a recent interview.
PHILADELPHIA - In December, attorney David Danon alleged in a lawsuit filed in Philadelphia federal court that investment company Vanguard had wrongfully terminated him after he raised concerns internally about alleged tax violations.
Pennsylvania employers need to be wary of their procedures in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision earlier this month not to review an appeal in a $187.6 million Wal-Mart class action case, say two attorneys who've blogged about the case.
WASHINGTON - The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh and Diocese of Erie have filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court over the contraception requirement of President Barack Obama’s federal health care law.
JoAnne Epps, the dean of Temple University’s Beasley School of Law, has
President Obama this week nominated Cheryl Ann Krause, an attorney who
A northeastern Pennsylvania school district has reportedly decided to
Gov. Tom Corbett recently appointed a Pittsburgh-area attorney to serve out a four-year
Weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled parts of the federal Defense of Marriage Act
Pennsylvania Superior Court Judge Anne E. Lazarus will receive the Philadelphia Bar
Veteran Philadelphia trial lawyer and past Philadelphia Bar Association chancellor
Pa. attorney general joins counterparts in supporting proposed legislation involving generic drug warning labels
Pennsylvania’s top law enforcer has announced that the commonwealth has joined 40 other state attorneys general in support of federal legislation that would give generic drug makers the same ability to correct label warnings as their brand-name counterparts.
A state appellate court panel late last week rejected a request by a Philadelphia-area attorney to get President Obama kicked off the April primary election ballot.