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Women on the Bench in Pennsylvania

In recognition of National Women’s History Month, the Pennsylvania Courts today released an infographic looking at the history of women in the Pennsylvania judiciary, as well as those women currently serving....

March 03

Chief Justice of Pennsylvania Debra Todd Celebrates Historic Achievements of Women in Government Service

On the eve of Women’s History Month, Chief Justice of Pennsylvania Debra Todd, the first female chief justice in Pennsylvania history, today recognized women in Pennsylvania state government breaking new ground for future generations....

February 28

Mifflin County Courts Advise of Reported Jury Duty Phone Scam

Mifflin County Court of Common Pleas is advising the public to stay vigilant against a recently reported jury duty related phone scam....

February 21

Underage Drinking Citations in Pennsylvania

Over the past five years, underage drinking citations statewide totaled 45,402. In Pennsylvania, an underage drinking citation is issued to anyone under the age of 21 who is caught possessing, consuming, transporting, purchasing or attempting to purchase any alcoholic beverage. These numbers do not include driving under the influence citations....

February 03

Justice Debra Todd Formally Installed as First Female Chief Justice in History of Pa Supreme Court

Surrounded by family, friends and colleagues, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Debra Todd today made history as she was formally sworn-in as Pennsylvania’s 58th Chief Justice, becoming the first woman installed as chief in the Court’s 300-year history....

January 20

Cracking Down on Human Trafficking in Pennsylvania

Over the last five years, 1,096 human-trafficking offenses were charged statewide. Human Trafficking is a type of human rights abuse where people profit from the exploitation of others – mainly using force, fraud or coercion to manipulate victims into engaging in sex acts or labor/services in exchange for something of value....

January 05