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2021

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Administrative Office Of Pennsylvania Courts Advises Of Reported Phone Scam

Pennsylvania’s Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) is advising the public to stay vigilant against a recentl...

Apr 13

Distracted-driving citations in Pennsylvania

Overall traffic citations in Pennsylvania decreased by 33 percent in 2020 during the pandemic compared to 2019. Specifically, dist...

Apr 01

Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Department of Human Services Address Criminal Justice Reform for Pennsylvanians with Autism

Recognizing the importance of criminal justice reform for those with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the Pennsylvania Supreme C...

Mar 23

Women on the Bench in Pennsylvania

In recognition of March as National Women’s History Month, the Pennsylvania Courts take a look at the history of women judge...

Mar 05

Commonwealth Court Reacts to Pa Supreme Court Chief Justice Transition Plan

On behalf of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, President Judge P. Kevin Brobson released the following statement recognizing...

Mar 02

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Chief Justice Announces Retirement Transition Plan

Under the state Constitution, a Justice of the Supreme Court must retire at the end of the calendar year in which they reach the a...

Mar 01

Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Department of Human Services Discuss Criminal Justice Reform for Pennsylvanians with Autism

Recognizing the importance of criminal justice reform for those with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the Pennsylvania Supreme C...

Feb 23

PA Courts Launch New Subscription Feature for Court News and Updates

In a continued effort to ensure Pennsylvania’s Courts remain transparent and accessible, the Administrative Office of Pennsy...

Feb 17

Highlighting Pennsylvania’s Intermediate Appellate Courts

Pennsylvania’s Superior and Commonwealth Courts both play a unique role in the state court system. Both Courts work to deter...

Feb 12

Commonwealth Court of Pa Launches Twitter Account -- @CommCtofPA

Focused on ensuring court information is easily accessible to the public, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has established a...

Feb 09

Update on the Unified Judicial System Web Portal

In 2001, the AOPC, through its Unified Judicial System (UJS) Web Portal, began providing the public with access to appellate court...

Feb 09

Pennsylvania Court Technology for Clean Slate and Language Access Receives National Recognition

The Pennsylvania Courts have been selected this year again as a two-time winner of the National Association for Court Management (...

Jan 20

Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Department of Human Services Address Access to Justice for Pennsylvanians with Autism

Focused on providing for the needs of Pennsylvanians with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, along...

Jan 19