Tag: Justice

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Immigration
Jan 29, 2017 AT 1:10 AM
Inside the sprawling arrivals hall of Philadelphia International Airport’s Terminal A, Mayor Jim Kenney strode into the middle of a circle of protesters. The crowd, many of whom may never have seen...
Intersections
Jan 29, 2017 AT 9:32 PM
Regulars at Square One in Philadelphia got a little extra jolt with their morning coffee on Sunday. The Gayborhood outpost of the Lancaster-based roasting company was the setting for a discussion...
In the capitol
Jan 30, 2017 AT 5:40 PM
Harrisburg – The Senate Judiciary Committee Monday afternoon took a surprise vote on and unanimously passed Senate Bill 261, legislation that would in some cases eliminate the civil and criminal...
Political firmament
Feb 1, 2017 AT 7:24 PM
Larry Farnese broke the streak.  After barely a day of deliberations, a jury acquitted the Democratic state senator on bribery charges brought against him by the Department of Justice. The last...
Department of Corrections
Mar 6, 2017 AT 1:10 PM
In 2002, Nick Yarris asked the commonwealth of Pennsylvania to kill him. “I was ready to be executed,” he told the BBC in 2016. “I asked to drop my legal appeals so that the execution process would...
Capitol Beat
Mar 23, 2017 AT 10:14 AM
Harrisburg – While legislation sponsored by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) that would eliminate criminal and civil statutes of limitation in certain child sexual abuse cases...
Op-Ed
Apr 16, 2017 AT 2:02 PM
Children are not small adults. That is why we have, among other age-specific accommodations, an education system to nurture young minds and children’s hospitals to treat growing bodies. Our...
Out of commission
May 23, 2017 AT 7:19 AM
This story has been updated since its original publication. The director of City Council's Philadelphia’s Veterans Advisory Commission, Scott C. Brown, has been fired shortly after...
help wanted
Jul 19, 2017 AT 4:02 AM
It may only be a five-month term, but the upcoming vote to appoint an interim successor to disgraced Philadelphia DA Seth Williams has drawn more than its fair share of politicking.  In total,...
Charlottesville fallout
Aug 18, 2017 AT 1:46 AM
As the events that rocked Charlottesville, Virginia, this past weekend continue to reverberate, organizers of a protest against Google in Pittsburgh’s East Liberty neighborhood scheduled for this...