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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01, Oct 2014 - Centre, PA Woman, 24, was assaulted while working at state prison in 2013
The Pennsylvania attorney general's office is blaming a former state prison clerk for her own rape, in response to a federal lawsuit the woman filed.
01, Oct 2014 - Commonwealth Court affirms dismissal of lawsuit filed by former Cal U. president
The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education was removed from a lawsuit Monday when a Commonwealth Court panel affirmed a state agency’s ruling the state is immune from such actions.
01, Oct 2014 - Norristown council approves $495K court settlement with ACLU, resident
Norristown Council approved a $495,000 court settlement Tuesday that compensates the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Pennsylvania and a Norristown woman for the so-called “three strikes” ordinance that was repealed by council on Aug. 6.
01, Oct 2014 - York, PA Risperdal Lawsuits Move Forward, With Rescheduling of Gynecomastia Trials in Pennsylvania Litigatio
The Firm is representing numerous clients in Risperdal lawsuits that allege the use of the antipsychotic medication caused gynecomastia (male breast growth). (PRWeb September 26, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/risperdal-lawsuit/risperdal-gynecomastia/prweb12203828.htm
01, Oct 2014 - Berks, PA News organizations seek data on Pennsylvania's execution drugs
Four news organizations are asking a federal judge to unseal information about where the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections plans to get drugs for use in executing inmates. The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia City Paper, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Guardian U.S. on Thursday filed an emergency motion in a long-running federal lawsuit that challenges the state's execution procedures ...
01, Oct 2014 - Pennsylvania boy, nine, feared kidnapped on sailboat in Pacific Ocean
SEATTLE (Reuters) - An international search was underway on Friday for a Washington state father who vanished on a sailboat with his 9-year-old son, possibly to islands in the Puget Sound or South Pacific, or to Mexico, officials said. A federal arrest warrant was issued for Jeffrey Ford Hanson, 46, after he was charged a week ago in U.S. District Court in Seattle with international parental ...
01, Oct 2014 - Centre, PA Prison worker blamed for her own rape
PENNSYLVANIA — The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office is blaming a former state prison clerk for her own rape, in response to a federal lawsuit the woman filed. The 24-year-old typist was working at the state prison at Rockview in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, when she was attacked in 2013. She was choked unconscious and raped for 27 […]
01, Oct 2014 - Allegheny, PA Wife of former Pennsylvania prosecutor to avoid prison in child abuse case
An Ethiopian infant who suffered a seizure in the care of her abusive, adoptive parents has grown into a “funny, warm-hearted” little girl, her new ...
01, Oct 2014 - Bellefonte, PA State blames her for her own rape
The Pennsylvania attorney general's office is blaming a former state prison clerk for her own rape, in response to a federal lawsuit the woman filed.
01, Oct 2014 - California, PA Mesothelioma Victims Centers Encourages Diagnosed Victims in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is incredibly passionate about compensation for individuals diagnosed with this asbestos exposure form of cancer, especially if they live in New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania, and they offer victims, in these states instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma attorneys, who are also among the leaders in ...
01, Oct 2014 - Centre, PA Woman blamed for her own rape
(CNN) — The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office is blaming a former state prison clerk for her own rape, in response to a federal lawsuit the woman filed.
01, Oct 2014 - Bellefonte, PA Pennsylvania woman blamed for her own rape in state response to lawsuit
(CNN) — The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office is blaming a former state prison clerk for her own rape, in response to a federal lawsuit the woman filed. The 24-year-old typist was working at the state prison at Rockview in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, when she was attacked in 2013. She was choked unconscious and raped for 27 […]
01, Oct 2014 - Pittsburgh, PA Penn. Democrat Promises to Veto 'In God We Trust;' Says National Motto Alienates Non-Christ
Pennsylvania's Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald vowed to exercise his veto power if the County Council passed legislation to post "In God We Trust" in the courthouse this week.
01, Oct 2014 - Bellefonte, PA Pennsylvania woman blamed for her own rape
(CNN) — The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office is blaming a former state prison clerk for her own rape, in response to a federal lawsuit the woman filed. The 24-year-old typist was working at the state prison at Rockview in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, when she was attacked in 2013. She was choked unconscious and raped for 27 […]
01, Oct 2014 - Centre, PA Pennsylvania state prison clerk blamed for her own rape in state response to lawsuit
Even though the prisoner was convicted of the rape, and a review of the prison found multiple failings and led to the superintendent's removal, a senior deputy attorney general wrote that the woman "acted in a manner which in whole or in part contributed to the events" in his response to her lawsuit.
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