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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice David Wecht Provides COVID-19 Family Self-Quarantine Update

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice David N. Wecht released the following information related to COVID-19.    Upon profes...

Apr 01

Protection Orders Remain Available to Victims of Abuse During COVID-19 Court Closures

While the Pennsylvania courts remain temporarily closed to the public per the March 18 Pennsylvania Supreme Court Order, emer...

Mar 26

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Cancels April Session

Amid continued COVID-19 mitigation efforts, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court today canceled the upcoming oral argument session sched...

Mar 25

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Closes Courts to the Public Statewide

In an effort to further restrict potential COVID-19 exposure within the courts, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court today announced tha...

Mar 18

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice David Wecht Self-Quarantines with Family

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice David N. Wecht released the following information related to COVID-19. Upon returning from ove...

Mar 17

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Declares General Statewide Judicial Emergency

Amid COVID-19 mitigation efforts, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court today declared a statewide judicial emergency effective unti...

Mar 16

Women in the Pennsylvania judiciary

In recognition of National Women’s History Month, March is an ideal time to look at the history of women in the Pennsylvania...

Mar 13

Amid COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts, Access to Pennsylvania Judicial Center Limited

Court Administrator of Pennsylvania Geoff Moulton today announced public access to the Pennsylvania Judicial Center (PJC) in Harri...

Mar 13

Commonwealth Court Reschedules Upcoming Oral Arguments

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court President Judge Mary Hannah Leavitt today announced the rescheduling of upcoming Commonwealth Cour...

Mar 12

Pennsylvania Court Interpreters – Removing Language Barriers

Pennsylvania Courts facilitated 41,038 requests for interpreters in 2018 statewide – 77 percent of which were for Spanish. T...

Feb 14

Cracking Down on Human Trafficking in Pennsylvania

In the first five years since Pennsylvania’s first comprehensive human-trafficking law (Act 105) took effect in 2014, 586 hu...

Jan 10