Phila. DA Seth Williams Pleads Not Guilty to Corruption Charges

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams pleaded not guilty in federal court Wednesday to charges that he exchanged political favors for expensive gifts, and defrauded a nursing home by taking a relative's Social Security and pension money.

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane waves as she enters the Montgomery County courtroom on Thursday, August 11, 2016, to continue her trial in Norristown, Pa. Kane, a first-term Democrat, is accused of leaking secret grand jury documents to the press and lying about it under oath. (Art Gentile/Bucks County Courier Times via AP, Pool)
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  • Court OKs Attorney Fees for PSU Trustees in Battle Over Freeh Docs

    By Zack Needles

    Seven Penn State trustees are entitled to attorney fees and costs after a nearly two-year-long battle over access to the materials that formed the basis of the Freeh report, the Commonwealth Court has ruled.

  • Emails Between Hospital Counsel, PR Firm Not Privileged

    By Max Mitchell

    Communications between attorneys and a public relations firm working with a hospital in connection with an internal investigation are not barred from discovery in a subsequent lawsuit under either the attorney-client privilege or work-product doctrine, the Pennsylvania Superior Court has ruled.

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Hank Grezlak, editor-in-chief of The Legal Intelligencer, discusses the economic outlook for 2016 before the Legal Marketing Association, Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter.
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