As part of its desire for greater participation in the groups which provide it advice and recommendations, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court is undertaking a new initiative making it easier for people to express interest in being appointed to court advisory panels.
In releasing the final progress report on the recommendations of the Interbranch Commission on Juvenile Justice (ICJJ), Chief Justice Castille gives an overview of the report, which can be found here http://www.pacourts.us/assets/files/setting-2032/file-2570.pdf?cb=9e7037.
Chief Justice Castille Discusses the Success of the Supreme Court's Office of Children and Families in the Court
Chief Justice Castille spoke to the Pennsylvania Press Club on March 26. One of the issues he discussed was the success of the Supreme Court’s Office of Children and Families in the Court under the leadership of Justice Max Baer.
Chief Justice Ronald D. Castille announced that medical malpractice filings statewide are leveling off after six years of decline. There has been a 44 percent decline between 2000 and 2011, thanks to rules changes made by the Supreme Court.