In the case of In re Conflict of Interest of the Office of the Philadelphia Dist. Att’y, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered a Special Master to unseal the record in Mumia Abu-Jamal’s case. The Court’s order was per the recommendation of the Special Master that the Court had appointed to investigate alleged conflicts of interest, … Read more
The Pennsylvania Senate Caucus filed suit trying to force the Governor to honor a legislative resolution challenging his executive order in response to COVID-19. In Wolf v. Scarnati, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court upheld Governor Wolf’s orders. Wear your masks and let’s get through this together.
The PA Supreme Court exercised its King’s Bench authority to consider whether Lebanon County courts and probation departments may prohibit a probationer from using medical marijuana where that probationer otherwise is in compliance with Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act. Simply put, the Court held that the courts and probation department could not prohibit medical marijuana use … Read more