Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Supreme Court Hears UPMC's Appeal Of Medicare RulingThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's appeal of a lower-court ruling forcing it to maintain in-network rates for Highmark Inc.'s 182,000 Medicare Advantage customers.
Court Suspends Pa. Attorney General Kane's Law LicensePennsylvania's highest court is ordering the suspension of Attorney General Kathleen Kane's law license, a step that could trigger a Senate vote to remove her as she faces criminal charges.
Supreme Court Gives UPMC Expedited Appeal In Highmark BattleThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court has granted the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's request for an expedited appeal in UPMC's battle over Highmark's Medicare Advantage rates.
Supreme Court Suspends License Of Ex-Judge Who Stole CocaineThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court says the law license of a former Common Pleas judge who stole cocaine from evidence packages will be temporarily suspended.
Kane Indicates She Will Reveal More About Porn Email ScandalAttorney General Kathleen Kane's lawyer said Tuesday she expects to disclose new details about a pornographic email scandal as part of her criminal defense, following the release of court documents that suggest she already had the authority to make them public, despite her claims to the contrary.
Court: Wolf Overstepped Powers In Firing Open Records ChiefDemocratic Gov. Tom Wolf overstepped his powers when he fired the director of Pennsylvania's Office of Open Records, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday in ordering the director's reinstatement with back pay and benefits.
Judge Won't Give Teen, Then 11, New Trial In Slaying Of Father's Pregnant FiancéeA judge in western Pennsylvania says he won't grant a new juvenile court trial to a teenager who was 11 when he was charged with fatally shooting his father's pregnant fiancée.
Criminal Probe Of AG Kane May Expand To Include Staff FiringA criminal investigation of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane may expand to include the firing of a staff prosecutor following his grand jury testimony.
Court Upholds Judge's Role In Investigation Of AG KanePennsylvania's highest court says a county judge acted properly when he appointed a special prosecutor to look into grand jury leaks tied to the state attorney general's office.
Lawyers Ask For New Trial For Teen In Pregnant Woman's 2009 Slaying A boy charged with fatally shooting his father's pregnant fiancée when he was just 11 is getting a hearing to determine if he deserves a new juvenile court trial.
Wolf Nominates Dean Of Duquesne University Law School For Pa. Supreme CourtGov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday nominated the dean of Duquesne University Law School and the president judge of Centre County to fill two vacancies on Pennsylvania's highest court.
Pa. Supreme Court Halting Action Against AG KaneThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court is stopping a prosecutor from taking action on a grand jury recommendation that the attorney general be charged criminally in an investigation into allegations her office leaked secret investigative material.