All courts shall be open; and every man for an injury done him in his lands, goods, person or reputation shall have remedy by due course of law, without sale, denial or delay. – Pennsylvania Constitution


Justice Mundy takes oath of office

Chief Justice of Pennsylvania Thomas G. Saylor today administered the oath of office to Justice Sallie Updyke Mundy to bring the state’s highest court to its full complement of seven members.

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Court 101: Understanding civil cases in Pennsylvania

Civil cases resolve disputes between or among people, organizations or the government, wherein the rights of each party are decided. Civil cases are different from criminal cases in a variety of ways – from the types of dispute, who files the dispute, types of resolution and the course or flow of the cases through Pennsylvania courts. This infographic highlights key information about civil cases in Pennsylvania.

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