Supreme Court

Supreme Court Races Only The Start Of Turnover On The BenchThe looming general-election campaign for three open seats on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court could flip the partisan scales, but whatever happens will be only the prelude to a sea change on the state's top bench.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Blasts Gov. Wolf Death Penalty StandPennsylvania's attorney general says Gov. Tom Wolf's death penalty moratorium is blatantly unconstitutional and wants the state Supreme Court to clear the way for the state's first execution since 1999.
Local Leaders Share Support For SCOTUS Ruling On Same-Sex MarriageLots of people around the country have showed their support for the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage Friday.
Supreme Court Says Same-Sex Marriage Legal In All 50 StatesSupreme Court says same-sex couples have right to marry in all 50 states.
Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Health Care Law SubsidiesGov. Tom Wolf will withdraw his application to take over the insurance marketplace created under the 2010 federal health care law now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the law's nationwide tax subsidies.
Results In From City, County Controller Races, Other Election Day VotesThe results are in from Tuesday’s Primary Election.
Justice Halts Religious Groups' Birth Control Opt-Out RoleA Supreme Court justice is blocking an appeals court's ruling that would have forced two western Pennsylvania Catholic dioceses and a Christian college to fill out forms to avoid penalties for not directly providing contraceptive benefits.
Attorney General Kane: "I Did Nothing Illegal"Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said Friday she did "nothing illegal" in her first remarks about a report that she could face charges over a grand jury leak.
Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination CaseA pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.
McCaffery Gets Generous Pension With ResignationThe resignation of state Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery won't come cheap to the taxpayers of Pennsylvania.
W. Va. Won't Fight Challenge To Gay Marriage Ban West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says his office will no longer fight a court challenge to West Virginia's ban on same-sex marriages.
U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception MandateA divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama's health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.