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2019

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Pa Supreme Court Adopts Rule Allowing Citation of Unpublished Superior Court Opinions

Acting on a recommendation of its Appellate Court Procedural Rules Committee, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has adopted a rule th...

Apr 22

Distracted driving citations in Pennsylvania decreased over last year

Pennsylvania distracted driving citations decreased by 5 percent statewide from 2017 to 2018. Despite the recent decrease, citatio...

Apr 01

Celebrating Women’s History Month in the Pennsylvania Courts - 2019

Watch a Q&A video series highlighting some of our female judges in Pennsylvania in honor of Women’s History Month. The v...

Mar 21

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 08

PA Supreme Court Adopts New Rules Aimed at Helping Families During High-Conflict Custody Cases

In an effort to assist families during high-conflict custody cases, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court announced the adoption of new r...

Feb 28

Pennsylvania Courts Collect $483 million in 2018

Pennsylvania courts collected over $483 million in fees, fines, costs and restitution in 2018, including a record $130 million pai...

Feb 25

In memory of Chief Justice Emeritus John P. Flaherty, Jr.

FLAHERTY, John P., Jr., Chief Justice of Pennsylvania Emeritus, age 87, of Indiana Twp. on Feb. 20, 2019. Born 1931 in Pittsburgh....

Feb 22

Highlighting black history month in the courts

In honor of black history month, AOPC interviewed several Pennsylvania judges to talk about what black history month means to each...

Feb 11

Pa Supreme Court Advisory Council Releases Progress Report on Elder Abuse and Guardianship Issues

Committed to protecting Pennsylvania’s most vulnerable citizens, the Pa Supreme Court Advisory Council on Elder Justice in t...

Jan 29

A Look at Insurance Fraud in Pennsylvania

Insurance fraud refers to involvement in any intentional activity that cons an organization – commonly seen in the form of f...

Jan 25