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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
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.
A federal judge in Harrisburg last week granted summary judgment to the Pennsylvania State Police in a case in which an applicant seeking a job as a Liquor Enforcement Officer claimed he was discriminated against because of a tattoo.
Questions surrounding the conduct of the judge who arraigned former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky - now an accused pedophile -are being raised over what is being characterized as a surprisingly low bail.
Rob Gleason, Pennsylvania’s GOP Chairman issued a statement that Pennsylvania Superior Court candidate David Wecht, a Democrat, is indebted to trial lawyers because he has received a $300,000 donation from the Committee for a Better Tomorrow, a political action committee financed by the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association.