Bill Cosby Granted Appeal In Pa. Sexual Assault Case, Will Go Before State Supreme CourtComedian Bill Cosby has won the right to fight his 2018 sexual assault conviction before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Counties Cannot Ban People On Probation, Parole From Using Medical Pot If They Are Registered In Program, Pa. Supreme RulesThe Pa. Supreme Court struck down a county’s policy that forbade people on probation from using cannabis if they are registered in Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program.
Pa. Supreme Court To Decide Republicans' Lawsuit Seeking To End Gov. Tom Wolf's Emergency Disaster DeclarationPennsylvania’s highest court on Wednesday granted the Democratic governor’s request and took over a lawsuit by legislative Republicans that could end his pandemic shutdown order.
Pa. Supreme Court Sides With Greene Co. DA, Says Child Welfare Agency Can’t Mandate Drug TestingOfficials may not order drug tests as part of a child-abuse investigation, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, siding with a prosecutor who had come under the scrutiny of a county child welfare agency.
Gov. Tom Wolf Asks Pennsylvania Supreme Court To Uphold His Coronavirus Shutdown MeasuresGov. Tom Wolf asked the state Supreme Court to intervene in his dispute with legislative Republicans who are trying to end pandemic restrictions he imposed in March to slow the spread of coronavirus.
Pa. Supreme Court To Make Decision On Lawsuit Over Western Psych ShootingPennsylvania's highest court must now decide whether a woman shot eight years ago at Western Psych can file a lawsuit.
Pa. Supreme Court Upholds 'Sexually Violent Predator' Laws That Require Lifetime Counseling, Registration And Community NoticesThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court upheld laws Thursday that require offenders deemed “sexually violent predators” to undergo lifetime counseling and registration and be the subject of community notices.
Pa. Supreme Court Dismisses Gun Shop Lawsuit Challenging Governor's Shutdown OrderThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a gun shop that challenged Gov. Tom Wolf’s authority to shutter businesses determined to be “non-life-sustaining,” paving the way for enforcement to begin Monday.
Coronavirus In Pittsburgh: Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice David Wecht's Son Tests Positive For CoronavirusThe son of Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice David Wecht has tested positive for coronavirus.
Pennsylvania's Supreme Court To Review Child Sex Abuse Time Limits DecisionPennsylvania's Supreme Court will review a lower court's decision that lets some victims of childhood sexual abuse pursue lawsuits despite time limits.
Pa. Supreme Court Upholds Old Precedent In FrackingThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled to uphold a legal principle that allows drillers to drain oil and natural gas from outside their property lines.
Allegheny County Attorney Suspended Following Guilty Plea Of Solicitation Of Sexual Abuse Of ChildrenAn Allegheny County attorney has been suspended by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court after he pleaded guilty to sexual abuse.
Pa. State Supreme Court Upholds Decision Not To Tally Votes On Marsy's Law Ballot QuestionThe State Supreme Court upheld a lower court decision that ruled votes on the Marsy's Law ballot question will not be counted.
Court To Decide If Probationers Can Use Medical MarijuanaThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court will decide whether people on probation and other forms of supervision can use cannabis if they are registered in Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program.
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.