Just over a week after the plaintiffs took the unusual step of asking the state Supreme Court to intervene in a defamation case they argued the Superior Court was taking too long to decide, the intermediate appellate court issued its ruling.
Pa. Law Weekly
The appeal of a former Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas judge who was ousted for allegedly failing to disclose information about cases in which he was a defendant to a bar association committee reviewing his candidacy will headline the state Supreme Court's oral argument session that starts today.
Pennsylvania defense lawyers said the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's refusal to take up an appeal of the Superior Court's ruling that the accuracy of alcohol breath tests in highest-rate DUI cases must be determined at trial has taken much of the steam out of what once looked like it could be a game-changer for DUI law.
From the Blogs
A federal judge has tossed out former Luzerne County Chief Public Defender Albert J. Flora Jr.'s suit alleging wrongful termination by the county.
The Legal's Young Lawyer Editorial Board will host a symposium April 8 at Fox Rothschild to discuss topics and provide advice for young lawyers related to working with the media. Panelists will include Hank Grezlak, Gina Passarella and Ben Seal of The Legal, Gina Rubel of Furia Rubel Communications and Beth Weisser of Fox Rothschild.
People in the News
Todd D. Kantorczyk, a partner with Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, is scheduled to speak at a career symposium, "What Is Your Vision for 2020?" on Thursday as part of Conestoga High School's Career Days.
The Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel is scheduled to host a luncheon CLE program at the Philadelphia Racquet Club beginning at 12:15 p.m. March 18.