FJD Raises Rates for Appointed Counsel, but City Sees Funding Hurdle

The First Judicial District has agreed to raise fees for court-appointed attorneys for the first time in nearly 20 years. But an official in the Kenney administration said no funding source has yet been earmarked to fund the increase.

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    By Max Mitchell

    In two decisions issued just this month, courts in Pennsylvania have attempted to fine-tune the blurred lines between the judiciary and administrative agencies in enforcing claims for individualized education plans under federal law.

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    By Zack Needles

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has altered the future of disability benefits by invalidating the state Workers' Compensation Act's automatic adoption of "the most ­recent ­edition" of the American Medical Association Impairment Rating Guides—but has it also altered the past?

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