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Allegheny County Jurists Named to New Leadership Positions

Two Allegheny County judges have been named to leadership positions within the Pennsylvania court system.

Effective Dec. 24, Judge Kim Berkeley Clark has been appointed president judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Allegheny County for a term of five years.

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Pennsylvania retail theft offenses decreased over past five years

Pennsylvania retail theft offenses are at a five-year low, having decreased 15 percent since 2013.

The infographic highlights retail theft data from 2013 to 2017 including the statewide number of retail theft offenses by month, the top 10 counties with the highest number of retail theft offenses and statewide defendant demographics.

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Pennsylvania Problem-Solving Courts Hold First Statewide Mental Health Courts Training

Pennsylvania problem-solving courts will hold their first statewide mental health courts training during a two-day conference on Mon., Dec. 10, and Tues., Dec 11. The conference will begin at 9 a.m. on Monday and 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Crowne Plaza, 23 S. 2nd St., Harrisburg, Pa 17101. 

“This training is a first for us,” said Angela Sobol Lowry, problem-solving courts administrator. “It’s specifically geared towards mental health courts, and we’re hoping teams can take back some of what they’ve learned here to apply in their own courts.”

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