The issues Pennsylvania is facing with the carrying out of executions by lethal injection.
A judge Wednesday ordered state elections officials to delete the word "independent" from a proposition on November's general election ballot that would create a new commission to oversee the redrawing of congressional and state legislative lines every 10 years.
A federal judge has shot down a request by defense counsel to appoint a single attorney to coordinate discovery in a multi-defendant narcotics case, saying it could lead to the possible abdication of responsibility by individual defense attorneys to manage discovery and the issues raised by multiple representation.
The New York Civil Liberties Union said in a report Wednesday that the inadequacies that prompted it in 2007 to challenge the constitutionality of New York state's public defense system have improved little in the past seven years.
Pedro M. Diaz, the owner of Best Janitorial & Supplies, was accused of underreporting his payroll to avoid paying $34,000 in workers' compensation insurance.
The discovery battles in a defamation lawsuit brought by Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus P. McCaffery and his wife and chief judicial assistant, Lise Rapaport, against the owners of Philadelphia's two major daily newspapers have shed light on a number of topics raised by the papers' publications at issue.
A former managing partner of several medical centers—who has twice been found liable for insurance fraud—testified in the highly contentious case between two of Philadelphia's personal-injury firms that Lundy Law had required payments from him before it would refer clients to his offices.
The state Supreme Court has denied allocatur to defendants appealing a ruling that federal preemption only applies to negligent failure-to-warn claims that predate the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 and are based solely on a generic drug's label that was in conformity with the brand-name equivalent's label.
More than 20 years after two men were convicted of kidnapping a teenage girl found strangled, stabbed and sexually assaulted, a Brooklyn appellate court has dismissed the pair's indictments, faulting prosecutors for "burying" key documents in disclosures made just before trial.
A federal appeals court slams the Orange County sheriff's office for a SWAT-like raid to check barber's license at a minority-owned shop.