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Gymnast Taxed $125K in Costs in Suit Against Cornell

Gina Passarella | January 23, 2015

A federal magistrate judge reviewing whether the clerk of courts should have taxed a losing plaintiff more than $100,000 in costs recommended the court increase the amount owed to defendant Cornell University to nearly $125,000.

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Pa. Law Weekly

  • Citing Tincher, Lackawanna Judge Upholds $5.9M Verdict

    By Lizzy McLellan

    In denying a post-trial motion from defendant Ford Motor Co., the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas not only upheld a $5.9 million verdict, but also seized the first known opportunity at the trial court level to apply and clarify precedent from Tincher v. Omega Flex, a recent Supreme Court decision that cleared the decks for products liability case law.

  • Law Curbing Felon's Speech Could Have Broad Impact, Foes Say

    By Max Mitchell

    A new law aimed at curbing what some view as the offensive speech of convicted felons could have wide-ranging effects far outside prison walls.

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National News

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From the Blogs

  • Kane's Attorney Blasts Release of Grand Jury Report

    By Max Mitchell

    Attorney General Kathleen Kane's lawyer blasted Thursday's release of a grand jury report that outlined findings leading the grand jury members to recommend that she face criminal charges in connection with allegedly leaking grand jury secrets.

  • Grand Jury Recommends Shield Law Change

    By Max Mitchell

    The grand jury that recommended Attorney General Kathleen Kane be charged criminally for allegedly leaking grand jury secrets has also recommended that the state General Assembly create a crime-fraud exception to the Shield Law for journalists.

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Audio: Judicial Vacancies on Pa. Supreme Court

The Legal Intelligencer
Gina Passarella, senior reporter for The Legal Intelligencer, was a guest on the WHYY Radio Times broadcast discussing the vacancies on the state Supreme Court.
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