Media Resources

Supreme Court encourages people to apply for appointments to advisory panelsPermalink

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.

Comfort Dogs Making a Big Difference in CourtPermalink

Comfort dogs come in all shapes and sizes with distinct and different personalities. But one thing they share is the ability to serve a priceless role during difficult dependency court cases by comforting children who appear in court. Watch a new video designed for judges, county officials, court professionals and dog lovers that highlights how comfort dogs are playing a significant role in dependency court. If you are having difficulty viewing this video, please check out the PA Courts YouTube page.

Understanding Kinship CarePermalink

Over the past few years, 24 percent more children have been placed in “kinship” foster care in Pennsylvania. Watch a new video that helps potential kinship providers learn about and understand kinship foster care, navigate the dependency court system and take the necessary steps to become a kinship parent.

Chief Justice Thomas G. Saylor's Induction CeremonyPermalink

On Jan. 6, 2015, Thomas G. Saylor of Camp Hill was inducted as Pennsylvania’s 56th chief justice of the Supreme Court. As chief justice, he becomes the administrative head of Pennsylvania’s Unified Judicial System.

How the Judiciary Impacts Pennsylvanians: Conversations with Pennsylvania CitizensPermalink

Watch Pennsylvanians talk about their experiences with the state court system.
Learn more about court funding and financial accountability.

Supreme Court’s Elder Law Task Force Will Tackle Growing Abuses to Older PennsylvaniansPermalink

A new task force chaired by Justice Debra Todd will study the problems with guardianship, abuse and access to justice being faced by older Pennsylvanians.

Learn About the CourtsPermalink

This video was created to give a history and overview of the Pennsylvania Judicial System.