Pennsylvania

Criminal Justice

Philadelphia attorney is charged with sexually assaulting a trafficked 14-year-old at his law office

Criminal Justice

Prominent lawyer accused of assaulting employee after a night of drinking takes misdemeanor plea

Criminal Justice

Pennsylvania AG hires high-profile attorneys before grand jury testimony, says she followed the law

Legal Ethics

Lawyer gets stayed suspension for secretly paying sanctions from law firm account, billing client

Constitutional Law

Lawyer sues Eric Holder and ATF over his own homemade machine gun, says feds banned it unlawfully

Business of Law

Morgan Lewis OKs ‘mass lateral move’ of 227 Bingham partners, but not a merger

Criminal Justice

Ex-traffic judge takes felony conflict-of-interest plea, hopes for house arrest

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS overturns ‘perplexing’ appellate decision, rules for cop asserting warrant exception

White-Collar Crime

Judge calls former state supreme court judge’s apology letters ‘unsatisfactory,’ orders a do-over

Trials & Litigation

Was top Pennsylvania court’s email with AG’s office ex parte? If so, it’s a big deal, experts say

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer takes plea in auto-insurance fraud scheme, gets probation

Judiciary

Former Pennsylvania Justice Melvin drops appeal; DA questions her apology letters

Judiciary

Pennsylvania Justice McCaffery to retire; judicial conduct board drops probe

Criminal Justice

Ex-judge acquitted on all but 1 count now faces new criminal case as DA revives AG’s dropped probe

First Amendment

Governor signs law to battle ‘obscene celebrity’ by convicts; is Abu-Jamal the target?

Constitutional Law

Pennsylvania Supreme Court suspends its own Justice McCaffery, asks for ethics investigation

Judiciary

Pennsylvania justice in lewd email scandal said he ‘was not going down alone,’ second justice says

Internet Law

Law requiring sex offenders to reveal Internet aliases does not violate First Amendment, court rules

Government Law

Judge apologizes for explicit emails, blasts state’s chief justice for ‘vindictive’ attacks

Government Law

Latest fallout in AG’s ‘porngate’ probe: State supreme court judge sent or received over 200 emails