Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Philadelphia City Hall Philadelphia City Hall. Photo: Jon Bilous/Shutterstock.com

Court slowdowns from the COVID-19 pandemic, combined with the hundreds of arrests during the recent wave of protests in Philadelphia, are going to lead to a “tsunami” of cases the criminal justice system is going to have to deal with in the coming months, stakeholders warned Philadelphia City Council members recently in an effort to help secure funding for agencies that Mayor Jim Kenney has proposed to slash.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Benefits of a Digital Membership:

  • Free access to 3 articles* every 30 days
  • Access to the entire ALM network of websites
  • Unlimited access to the ALM suite of newsletters
  • Build custom alerts on any search topic of your choosing
  • Search by a wide range of topics

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

Max Mitchell

Max Mitchell is a reporter with The Legal Intelligencer, focusing on litigation in Pennsylvania with a specific emphasis on Philadelphia courts. Follow him on Twitter @MMitchellTLI. His email is [email protected]

More from this author


Montgomery County Court RulesBook

Rules are provided for Civil and Family, Criminal, Juvenile and Orphans' divisions preceded by an index for each section, a Directory of Court Officials and staff, and ...

Get More Information

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.