More News

Philadelphia Traffic Court Investigation

An article in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer explains the findings of a Philadelphia Traffic Court inves

Judge New to Take on Dual Role

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Arnold L.

Judges Claim Pennsylvania's Mandatory Retirement Age is Unconstitutional

Six Court of Common Pleas judges have filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of judges’ mandatory retirement at age 70.  The plaintiff judges are: Judge John W. Herron, Judge Sandra Mazer Moss, Judge Joseph D.

E-File with the PA Supreme Court

According to an article in the Legal Intelligencer (subscription required), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court instituted PACFile System, an e-filing option for court documents.

PA Supreme Court Expands Public Access to Financial Records

A November 8, 2012 news release from the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) announced the expansion of public access to the Unified Judicial System’s (UJS) financial records.

High Court Suspends Nocella

The Pennsylvania State Supreme Court has suspended Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Thomas M. Nocella. Judge Nocella is facing formal charges from the Court of Judicial Discipline.
 

90% ABA Compliance Rate for Philadelphia Courts

“The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas has a 90 percent compliance rate with the American Bar Association’s standards for major civil jury cases.”  This statistic was included in an article in the Philadelp