Courts in Pennsylvania
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Pennsylvania's state court system includes Magistrate District Judicial Courts, as well as Philadelphia Traffic Courts and Philadelphia Municipal Courts at its lowest level. Pennsylvania's trial courts are called Courts of Common Pleas, and these hear domestic relations, general civil, and juvenile cases in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Courts hear criminal, civil, and administrative agency appeals, and the Pennsylvania Superior Court also hears these types of appeals. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is the highest court in the Pennsylvania court system. The Pennsylvania Unified Judicial System provides an online database where you can find out more about Pennsylvania court cases. This judiciary web portal can be found at http://ujsportal.pacourts.us/ and includes information including a public case calendar for the various courts, Pennsylvania court rules, and a Docket Sheet online database that can be searched by docket number and organization or party name. This database can also be searched by police report number to find information about police incidents in Pennsylvania. The website also includes an e-pay system, which you can use to pay Pennsylvania fines and costs online. For more information regarding the online services, see http://ujsportal.pacourts.us/RefDocuments/UJS%20Docket%20Sheets.pdf.
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31, Oct 2014 - Latest Pennsylvania news, sports, business and entertainment
A man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend and leaving their bodies in a field is expected be arraigned in a Florida court.
31, Oct 2014 - Senator asks district attorneys to not prosecute medical cannabis cases
A Pennsylvania state senator sent a letter to all district attorneys in the state asking them not to prosecute anyone using medical cannabis for medical purposes. A bill that would have allowed the use of medical cannabis failed to pass the state house of representatives during session. Now district attorneys in our area are asking […]
31, Oct 2014 - Philadelphia, PA Pennsylvania & New York form multi-state Heroin Task Force
Four states will now work together to target the growing heroin epidemic, including Pennsylvania. Attorney General Kathleen Kane and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that a multi-state task force will bring together state attorneys general in a massive law enforcement collaboration. It’s called the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Heroin Task Force or NEMA HTF. […]
31, Oct 2014 - Governor signs law in response to Abu-Jamal commencement address
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has signed into law a measure he says is intended to curb the "obscene celebrity" he says is cultivated by convicts like Mumia Abu-Jamal, who is serving a life sentence for the 1981 killing of a Philadelphia police officer.
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31, Oct 2014 - Havertown, PA Alleged leader of counterfeit credit card ring arrested in Allegheny County
The alleged leader of a counterfeit credit card ring was arrested this week in Allegheny County, but a key accomplice in the scheme remains at large, the Pennsylvania Attorney's General office announced today.
30, Oct 2014 - Franklin, PA Alex Hribal’s defense attorney wants more time in Franklin Regional Stabbings
The attorney for a 17-year-old boy charged with stabbing 20 students and a security guard at his western Pennsylvania high school wants more time to review police and medical reports.
30, Oct 2014 - Oil City, PA Disciplinary Board seeks to disbar ex-prosecutor
The attorney for the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania wants a fired northwestern Pennsylvania prosecutor to be disbarred.
30, Oct 2014 - York, PA Pennsylvania man faces possible life in prison for child porn
By Elizabeth Daley NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania man faces life in prison for child pornography he left on a computer tablet he sold at a Christmas flea market, according to authorities. The woman who bought the tablet as a Christmas gift for her daughter discovered videos of Donald Miller having sex with an 8-year-old girl, prosecutors said at a court hearing earlier this week. Miller, 43 ...
30, Oct 2014 - Hit-and-run driver from New York gets probation for accident in Bucks
A hit-and-run driver from suburban Buffalo, New York, was sentenced Wednesday to a year and a half of probation related to an accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s Northeast Extension that injured t
30, Oct 2014 - Erie, PA Corbett, Wolf disagree over municipal gun-law bill
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's gubernatorial candidates disagreed Tuesday over legislation backed by the National Rifle Association that could unleash fresh court challenges over gun control laws in the state's largest cities.
30, Oct 2014 - Collecting costs: Victim’s Services helps those hurt in crime
The rights of victims in Pennsylvania are guaranteed through state law. For victims of crimes, the laws are in place, and services are offered to help restore people back to the level of livin…
30, Oct 2014 - Judge Rules Navy Worker’s Asbestos Claims Against GE and Crane Can Go Forward
A Pennsylvania federal judge ruled recently that a former U.S. Navy service member can pursue claims against Crane Co., General Electric and two other companies that he was exposed to asbestos while working aboard Navy ships. Last week U.S. Judge Eduardo … Continue reading →
30, Oct 2014 - Dauphin, PA Wells reaches plea deal in race-fixing case
U.S. prosecutors have agreed to drop a three-count federal indictment alleging race fixing against the trainer David Wells in exchange for Wells pleading guilty to one misdemeanor charge of “rigging a publicly exhibited contest” in a Pennsylvania state court, according to court documents filed last week.
30, Oct 2014 - Franklin, PA Woman jailed for boy's injury charged in his death
A prosecutor in central Pennsylvania says a third-degree murder charge is being filed against a woman already convicted of assault and other offenses for a child's severe brain injuries.
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