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Court 101: Common court terms you may not know

Have you ever wondered what is meant by ex parte, habeas corpus or even disposition? Legal concepts and court terms can be complex. This infographic highlights a few of these important court terms.

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How the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Operates

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is the highest court in the Commonwealth and the oldest appellate court in North America. Justices serve 10-year terms, up to age 75 – and they receive and review over 2,000 requests for review annually.

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Pennsylvania courts release video series on new public access policy for appellate and trial court case records

Pennsylvania courts today released a series of videos that explain the judiciary’s new policy for protecting confidential information and documents in public court filings with the trial and appellate courts.

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