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2017

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Pennsylvania and Virginia students earn top honors in NCSC’s Civics Education Essay Contest

Two Pennsylvania students took top honors in a National Center for State Courts annual civics education essay contest. This year&...

Apr 26

Luzerne County to host Commonwealth Court session

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania will hold a special session on Thursday April 20 at the Luzerne County Courthouse in Wilkes...

Apr 13

Distracted driving citations continue to rise in Pennsylvania

Distracted driving citations increased by 52 percent statewide between 2014 and 2016 – with more men being cited (70 percent...

Apr 07

Commonwealth Court to Hold Special Session at Duquesne

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania will hold a special session at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 4 in the McArdle Courtroom at Duquesne...

Mar 30

Supreme Court approves language access plan for courts

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has adopted a comprehensive plan to improve access to justice for those with limited English pro...

Mar 28

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...

Mar 10

Superior Court to Hold Special Session at Widener University

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania will hold a special session at 10 a.m. on March 14 in the Alumni Auditorium on the Widener Univ...

Mar 06

Chief Justice Saylor Reminds Lawyers of Need to Provide Public Service

Chief Justice of Pennsylvania Thomas G. Saylor is asking lawyers to support the Commonwealth’s civil legal aid programs by p...

Feb 27

PA Courts Collect $462.1 million in 2016

Pennsylvania courts collected more than $462.1 million in fees, fines, costs and restitution in 2016, including a record $103 mill...

Feb 23

PA Courts infoShare in review

PA Courts InfoShare is created by the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts to visually highlight interesting information a...

Feb 10

PA Supreme Court issues new public access policy for appellate and trial court case records

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has adopted a new public access policy that, for the first time, establishes uniform standards for...

Jan 06