Advocates, such as the American Civil Liberties Union of Pa., withdrew their support for the reform bills after Monday's vote.
The House Judiciary Committee is set to act today on a bipartisan bill aimed at closing the revolving door between probation and prison.
Lt. Gov. John Fetterman said he was warned weeks ago that the Delaware County DA might pursue charges against David Sheppard.
With the stroke of a pen on Thursday, Gov. Tom Wolf cut short sentences for eight people serving life in Pennsylvania prisons.Wolf signed off on eight commutations on Thursday, according to a statement by...
The West Philadelphia Democrat has been charged with allegedly embezzling more than $500,000 from a non-profit aiding the intellectually and mentally disabled
It's billed as the biggest gun rights lawsuit in a decade. But the justices might opt to toss the case on procedural grounds, avoiding a major ruckus.
The case involving a New York City handgun regulation is the first major gun control dispute to reach the high court since its ideological shift right.
The trauma that solitary confinement inflicts upon individuals is unacceptable.
Criminal justice reformers say it’s not all good news. Diversionary programs remain woefully underused, they say, and data show that thousands of people are going to prison for technical violations of parole.
Hudson, 29, was sentenced in 2009 to two to four years in prison for his role as a lookout in a robbery. But he he has been out on probation.