The Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania

  • Coronavirus 2020

    Coronavirus Information

    The Pennsylvania Judiciary continues to monitor developments on the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and any potential impact on court operations. 

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    Autism Roundtables

    Committed to access to justice for Pennsylvanians with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, along with the Department of Human Services (DHS) is pleased to announce upcoming virtual forums aimed at learning about court experiences from individuals with an ASD.

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    AOPC/IT: A Retrospective

    The primary function of AOPC/IT is to develop and maintain statewide case management systems for Pennsylvania’s Unified Judicial System (UJS), while providing other court-related applications and technology services and support to the UJS and its 60 judicial districts.

    To learn more, view AOPC/IT: A Retrospective.

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Commonwealth Court Reacts to Pa Supreme Court Chief Justice Transition Plan

On behalf of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, President Judge P. Kevin Brobson released the following statement recognizing Pennsylvania Supreme Court Chief Justice Saylor’s judicial service following the announcement of his retirement plans.

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Chief Justice Announces Retirement Transition Plan

Under the state Constitution, a Justice of the Supreme Court must retire at the end of the calendar year in which they reach the age of seventy-five. To ensure an orderly transition, Chief Justice Saylor will transfer the position of chief justice to Justice Max Baer, as of April 1, 2021, while remaining a Justice for the balance of his tenure.

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