Tag: Justice

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Statue of limitations
Aug 25, 2017 AT 4:07 AM
Frank Rizzo was a cop’s cop before he was a cop’s mayor. A onetime beat patrolman, he always made sure his boys in blue were taken care of when he ruled over City Hall during his two terms as mayor...
Sep 19, 2017 AT 10:33 PM
On a chilly night in 2014, Nassir Geiger left his house an innocent man with a 2000 Buick LeSabre and $580 cash in his pocket – his paycheck for the week. He drove to a nearby McDonald’s for a late-...
Capitol Beat
Nov 15, 2017 AT 10:28 PM
A group of Democratic Senators led by Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) on Wednesday announced the introduction of legislation aimed at banning the use of non-disclosure agreements in settlements of sexual...
op-ed
Dec 5, 2017 AT 12:06 AM
In recent months, men in media, government, Hollywood and elsewhere have been rightly removed from their positions of power due to sexually inappropriate and, in some cases, criminal behavior towards...
the price of justice
Dec 8, 2017 AT 1:25 PM
For those Pennsylvanians both poor and accused of a crime, location is everything. There is no guarantee of equity in the quality of defense a poor defendant can expect with a public defender by...
Capitol Beat
Dec 12, 2017 AT 12:19 AM
A dozen lawmakers from both the House and the Senate representing both sides of the political aisle held a press conference Monday in a push to move a package of bills they believe will curb sexual...
Cleaning House
Jan 5, 2018 AT 6:33 PM
Larry Krasner is wasting no time putting his stamp on the District Attorney’s Office of Philadelphia. Just three days after being sworn in, the new district attorney has already sent shockwaves...
death penalty
Jan 18, 2018 AT 9:57 AM
For decades, Larry Krasner’s position on seeking the death penalty has been defined by one word: “Never.” As a candidate in last year’s Democratic primary for district attorney, the longtime civil...
Jan 18, 2018 AT 4:30 PM
Well before the dismissal of dozens of top staffers that marked Philly DA Larry Krasner’s first week in office, the District Attorney’s Office had become a tumultuous workplace at best. Scandals...