Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Gavel.
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Cherri Gregg
April 03, 2020 - 7:43 pm
Pennsylvania's highest court has declined to use its power to help lower prison populations as more inmates test positive to COVID-19. Instead, the courts have compelled county judicial districts to step up. Read more here.
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A gavel.
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Cherri Gregg
April 02, 2020 - 4:00 am
A group of juvenile justice advocates have petitioned Pennsylvania’s highest court, requesting the release of youth in detention centers during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more here.
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Governor Tom Wolf speaking to reporters.
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KYW Staff
April 01, 2020 - 3:04 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf has placed all of Pennsylvania under an order to stay at home, dramatically expanding the geographic footprint of the quarantine as state officials combat the coronavirus pandemic. Read the latest here.
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Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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Andrew Kramer
April 01, 2020 - 10:37 am
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro wants to help residents who are struggling right now financially because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Protesters in cars demand low-risk inmates released
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Cherri Gregg
March 30, 2020 - 7:09 pm
Protesters swarmed City Hall on Monday — in their cars, per social-distancing rules — to demand the release of low-level offenders from Philadelphia and state prisons as the coronavirus crisis continues on. Read more here.
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Bunker Gun Shop in Warminster.
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KYW Staff
March 25, 2020 - 11:56 am
Gov. Tom Wolf is quietly allowing gun shops to reopen on a limited basis during the coronavirus pandemic after several justices of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court urged him to do so. Delaware County officials reported two coronavirus-related deaths of county residents on Tuesday. Read more here.
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Gavel in a courtroom.
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AP News
March 23, 2020 - 11:07 am
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a gun shop that challenged Gov. Tom Wolf's authority to shutter businesses determined to be ``non-life-sustaining,'' paving the way for enforcement to begin Monday. Read more here.
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In this Sept. 24, 2018 file photo, Bill Cosby arrives for his sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse, in Norristown, Pa.
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AP News
January 10, 2020 - 10:58 am
Comedian Bill Cosby filed an appeal Thursday of a court decision last month that upheld his conviction for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home.
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Bill Cosby
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AP News
December 10, 2019 - 10:59 am
A Pennsylvania appeals court rejected Bill Cosby’s bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction Tuesday over issues including the trial judge’s decision to let five other accusers testify. Read more here.
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Maureen Faulkner
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Kristen Johanson
November 12, 2019 - 5:02 pm
Maureen Faulkner, the widow of murdered Philadelphia Police Officer Danny Faulkner, is going to the state’s highest court in the hopes that the case will be handed off to the Pennsylvania attorney general. Read more here.
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