Pa. Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Case Claiming Pesticide Chemicals Caused Man's LeukemiaThe state Supreme Court heard oral arguments from both sides Wednesday at the City-County Building in downtown Pittsburgh on whether some common pesticides caused a local man to die from cancer.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Says Judges Must Make Candidate Information PublicThe rule says judges must release the list of candidates and application materials when they are requested.
Pennsylvania High Court Passes On Death Penalty ReviewThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court has declined a special petition to review the constitutionality of the death penalty but says it will still consider individual cases.
Pa. Supreme Court Declines Review Of Jerry Sandusky DecisionThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court denied a new trial for former Penn State Football assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.
Pa. State Supreme Court Makes Ruling Affecting DUI CheckpointsA decision by the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court made a ruling on a 2013 DUI task force that could impact future checkpoints.
Court: Jefferson Hills Can Consider Neighbor's Input In Gas Drilling Permit DebateThe Pa. Supreme Court ruled that Jefferson Hills was entitled to hear from people in a neighboring township about the effects of drilling.
Pa. Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence In State Trooper Ambush AttackPennsylvania's highest court is upholding the death sentence and conviction of a sniper who killed a Pennsylvania state trooper.
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.