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Pennsylvania Supreme Court to Hold May Argument Session via Live-Stream Video Conference

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May 14, 2020

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court today announced the Court’s plan to conduct the upcoming May argument session by live-stream videoconference for the first time in the history of the Court.

The Court issued the following statement through its spokesperson:

“During these particularly challenging times, the work of the Court continues and in the interest of justice, must be accessible to all Pennsylvanians. Through the use of alternate communication technologies, the Court remains transparent and available not just for argument session but for all critical court matters.”

The arguments will be held at assigned times on May 19, 21 and 27 and will be live-streamed on YouTube. Counsel participating in the argument session will be linked to the court via video conference. Recordings of the argument sessions will be archived on the May 2020 argument page. Instructions for other interested counsel, media and the public for viewing the Court proceedings are available here.

Those interested in viewing the argument session are encouraged to follow @PACourts and @SupremeCtofPA on Twitter for updates.

Additional information about the impact of COVID-19 on court operations is available online, at @pennsylvaniacourts and @PACourts.

 

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Media contact: Stacey Witalec, 717-877-2997

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