Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner takes questions from reporters after a press conference in Harrisburg on Friday, 10/21/22. (Capital-Star photo by Marley Parish)

Pa. Supreme Court justices question GOP effort to impeach Philly DA Larry Krasner

BY: - November 28, 2023

Chief Justice Debra Todd suggested articles of impeachment, like other unfinished legislation, die when the General Assembly's session ends.

McCaffery wins open seat on Pennsylvania Supreme Court

BY: - November 7, 2023

The campaigns for four openings on the statewide appellate courts have attracted millions in outside spending.

Pa. law enforcement officers’ organizations are backing McCaffery for state Supreme Court

BY: - October 18, 2023

Judge Daniel McCaffery, the Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania Supreme Court, has received the backing of three law enforcement organizations

Pa. elections likely to generate a new round of lawsuits over mail-in ballots, retired judges say

BY: - November 2, 2022

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s evenly divided result in the latest case seeking clarity on vote-by-mail rules is a set up for “utter chaos” after polls close in the midterm elections next week, retired federal Judge John E. Jones said. In a Zoom call with reporters Wednesday, Jones and two more retired federal judges from across […]

Pa. Supreme Court Chief Justice Max Baer has died; Debra Todd becomes first woman to lead court

BY: - October 1, 2022

'He was respectful, honest and carried himself with dignity and integrity,' House Speaker Bryan Cutler said

Pennsylvania’s mail-in voting law survives constitutional challenge by GOP lawmakers

BY: - August 2, 2022

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the General Assembly did not exceed its authority when it passed the law that allows voting by mail without an excuse.

Pa. Supreme Court hears arguments on congressional districts

BY: - February 18, 2022

Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation is currently split 9-9, and the final map could decide political campaigns before they start.

Counties can’t toss ballots based on signature discrepancies, Pa. Supreme Court rules

BY: - October 23, 2020

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Friday that counties can’t toss out mail-in ballots based on perceived discrepancies in voter signatures, settling a key voting question just 11 days before the Nov. 3 general election.

Pa. Supreme Court case could give guidance on ‘Fair Share Act’: report

BY: - March 4, 2019

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is expected to hear a case Wednesday that could give trial and defense lawyers alike some clear guidance on how damages are parceled out in civil lawsuits. As The Legal Intelligencer reports, the high court will be asked to decide if “the [Fair Share Act of 2011] means that courts can […]