Tag: Justice

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Favorable judgment
Jun 13, 2016 AT 6:02 PM
Gov. Tom Wolf appointed PA Superior Court Justice Sallie Mundy to the state Supreme Court, filling a vacancy left by J. Michael Eakin in the wake of the “Porngate” scandal. The...
Perspective
Jul 11, 2016 AT 12:12 AM
I’ve spent the last few days nursing a numbness and rage that feels foreign to me. Alton Sterling and Philando Castile: these are now household names for the most terrible of reasons, as the...
Perspective
Jul 21, 2016 AT 3:16 PM
I spent most of past few weeks in the company of justifiably angry Latinos.  First, on June 23, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it was deadlocked, 4-4, on President Barack Obama’s...
DNC 2016 – Aftermath
Aug 12, 2016 AT 7:50 PM
When Gwen Snyder attended last month’s Democratic National Convention as a delegate, she hoped to cheer on former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and witness history as Hillary Clinton...
Kane gets the cane
Aug 16, 2016 AT 2:41 PM
After a tumultuous two years of investigations, allegations, prosecutions and, finally, convictions, the saga of PA Attorney General Kathleen Kane now has an end date.  After being convicted on...
DNC 2016 – Aftermath
Aug 16, 2016 AT 4:43 PM
Just four days after Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams declined to pursue a case of alleged sexual assault committed by Walter Weeks against Gwen Snyder, his office seems to have...
Transparency
Aug 26, 2016 AT 9:40 AM
Thomas Jefferson once wrote that “an enlightened citizenry is indispensable for the proper functioning of a republic.” Pennsylvanians have clearly taken those words to heart. For...
Climate and change
Aug 26, 2016 AT 9:50 AM
It’s not just you: More bad things do happen during the summer. The heat makes us cranky, and studies show that there’s an increase in crime and a decrease in tolerance of others when...
Council and Counsel
Sep 8, 2016 AT 6:51 PM
The City of Philadelphia has retained criminal defense lawyer Brian McMonagle as outside legal counsel for Councilman Bobby Henon, who was targeted in an August FBI raid.  Ironically, McMonagle...
Council and Counsel
Sep 22, 2016 AT 3:22 PM
The City of Philadelphia confirmed that it is paying legal expenses for Councilman Bobby Henon’s staff, as part of an ongoing federal investigation.  Henon’s council offices in...