News & Statistics

Women in the Pennsylvania judiciary

March is National Women’s History Month, an ideal time to look at the history of women in the Pennsylvania judiciary as well as those women currently serving. This infographic highlights data about women on the bench.

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Drug Delivery Resulting in Death Citations at Five-year High

Drug delivery resulting in death charges statewide have increased by 1,267 percent between 2013 and 2017. In Pennsylvania, a drug delivery resulting in death charge is issued to a person who intentionally administers, dispenses, delivers, gives, prescribes, sells or distributes any controlled substance or counterfeit controlled substance, and another person dies as a result of using the substance.

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PA Courts Collect $471 million in 2017

State coffers receive $227 million; local governments and crime victims also benefit

Pennsylvania courts collected nearly $471 million in fees, fines, costs and restitution in 2017, including a record $114 million paid online through PAePay®.

PAePay® allows people to conveniently make payments via the Internet with a debit or credit card. Online payments increased by 11 percent this year, with a 13 percent increase in the number of transactions or users.

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