Tag: Courts

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Judicial watch
Jun 28, 2016 AT 12:50 PM
Word that the United States Supreme Court overturned a corruption conviction against former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell spread quickly through the political establishment, which has been transfixed by...
Legal blotter
Nov 18, 2016 AT 1:38 PM
Philadelphia developer and former City Council candidate Ori Feibush won $45,000 in a suit against ward leader Ed Nesmith and an associated PAC for allegedly defrauding him out of $106,000 in...
Criminal Justice
Nov 18, 2016 AT 5:20 PM
On a cold January night in 2014, Muhammad Custis was keeping watch over the Village of the Arts and Humanities, a sculpture garden nestled in a tough stretch of North Philadelphia. The midnight...
Fine Lines
Feb 9, 2017 AT 8:02 AM
Convicted Northeast Philadelphia Rep. and one-time GOP Speaker of the House John Perzel won an appeal before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania over $1 million in court-ordered restitution.  The...
legal docket
Feb 22, 2017 AT 12:30 PM
Philadelphia City Controller Alan Butkovitz is celebrating the dismissal of a defamation suit filed against him by Desiree Peterkin-Bell, a onetime aide to former Mayor Michael Nutter.  “...
SLAPP shot
Mar 22, 2017 AT 6:09 AM
The Old City Civic Association was sued out of existence for opposing a building project. A Central PA blogger was taken to court for complaining about a local puppy mill. Angelique Smith and other...
Council Beat
Apr 5, 2017 AT 1:21 PM
Multiple sources have confirmed that the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce is poised to file a lawsuit seeking injunction against the city related to an equal pay law passed by Philadelphia...
Capitol Beat
Jun 6, 2017 AT 7:05 AM
Harrisburg – For three consecutive legislative sessions, Rep. Dan Moul (R-Adams) has been fighting an uphill battle for his House Bill 544. Tuesday, that effort was reignited by the legislation...
Legal Docket
Jun 26, 2017 AT 9:08 PM
Anthony Brown, a man whose alleged wrongful conviction for a 1998 West Philadelphia homicide was featured in City&State PA, will have his case reviewed by the Pennsylvania Innocence Project....
bad education
Sep 29, 2017 AT 12:16 AM
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Thursday issued its long-anticipated decision in the case of William Penn School District v. Pa. Department of Education. The case hinged on whether or not the General...