State Senator Won't Have To Pay Legal Bills For Pa. Gerrymandering Case, Court SaysA federal appeals court is reversing a judge's decision to make Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati personally pay $29,000 in legal bills for lawyers who successfully challenged Pennsylvania's congressional districts as unconstitutionally gerrymandered.
Pa. Supreme Court Takes UPMC-Highmark Insurance CasePennsylvania's highest court will resolve whether a business relationship between two major health care providers will expire as scheduled at the end of June.
Pa. Attorney General Seeks To Delay UPMC-Highmark Dispute DeadlinePennsylvania's attorney general wants the state Supreme Court to reconsider a judge's decision not to stop the pending dissolution of the business relationship between two enormous health care providers.
Former Pa. Attorney General Kathleen Kane DisbarredFormer Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is losing her law license, a few months after she began a jail sentence for perjury, obstruction and other counts.
Pa. Supreme Court: Rosfeld Jury Will Be Selected From Dauphin CountyThe Allegheny County District Attorney's Office says the state Supreme Court has ordered that the jury for Michael Rosfeld's trial will be selected from Dauphin County.
Pennsylvania Drillers On Hook For Millions In Unpaid 'Impact Fees'Natural gas companies are expected to be on the hook for millions of dollars in unpaid state "impact fees" after a ruling by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Pa. Supreme Court Considering Criminal Background Checks For State-Owned University Faculty MembersThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court will consider whether the 14 state-owned universities can compel all faculty members to undergo criminal background checks and inform the schools if they are arrested for serious crimes.
Pa. Supreme Court: Names Of 11 Clergy Cited In Grand Jury Report Should Not Be ReleasedPennsylvania's highest court has ruled that the names of 11 Roman Catholic clergy cited in a grand jury report on sex abuse of children should not be made public.
Former PSU President Asks High Court To Reconsider Conviction In Sandusky CaseFormer Penn State president Graham Spanier wants the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to reconsider his conviction for misdemeanor child endangerment for how he handled a report of Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy.
Pa. Supreme Court Says Rapper's Music Crosses Line Of Free Speech, Used To Intimidate CopsWhen gangsta rappers use music to call for harm to specific police officers, they cross the line between protected free speech and terroristic threats and intimidation.
Pa. Supreme Court Won't Hear Appeal In Doctor's Cyanide Poisoning DeathThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeal of a former University of Pittsburgh medical researcher in what prosecutors said was the cyanide poisoning death of his wife more than five years ago.