Justice & The Courts
What was Trump’s motive for keeping those classified documents? | Fletcher McClellan
Here are four theories, ranging in intent from innocuous to devious.
The Hunter Biden hunt ends not with a bang, but a whimper | Dick Polman
Naturally, twice-indicted Donald Trump is very upset about this plea deal.
Funding the 500: Equitably funded schools look different across Pa. They have one thing in common
Every day, we are confronted by the gap between what our students deserve and what our broken school funding system provides.
You have the right to remain silent. You should exercise it | Michael Coard
The 'Miranda Warning,' a bedrock principle of law, turned 57 years old this week. Here's why you should still care about it.
Protections for pets in domestic violence, divorce cases pass Pa. House panel
“Frequently, when a protection from abuse order is issued, the animal becomes a target … ,” Rep. Christina Sappey said.
Ruling in Alabama case could boost suits increasing Black voters’ power in other states
The ruling could give a boost to more than two dozen other ongoing efforts to challenge political maps as racial gerrymanders.
Pennsylvania AG seeks repayment for cleanup of ‘Forever Chemicals’ | Thursday Morning Coffee
The companies knew for decades about 'the dangers and damages,' of PFAS, Attorney General Michelle Henry said.
The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to dismantle a key part of the Great Society. Here’s how | Opinion
The high court is likely to strike down affirmative action for college admissions, undermining racial equality.
Pa. Supreme Court hears arguments on order halting greenhouse gas reduction program
‘We know that the proceeds from the RGGI auction have the potential for further growth in a Pennsylvania clean energy economy,’ Katie Blume, of Conservation Voters PA said.
Pa. House votes on gun safety bills highlight Democrats’ ‘humble majority’
‘There is no doubt in my mind that the shameful era of doing nothing is coming to an end,’ Rep Dan Frankel said.
Appeals court judges embrace anti-abortion speculation
Mifepristone remains legal and on the market as the case winds its way through the legal system.
Pittsburgh unions file antitrust complaint against UPMC
PITTSBURGH — A coalition of labor unions has filed an antitrust complaint against UPMC, asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate whether the hospital system has used its “monopsony” power to suppress healthcare workers’ wages in the region, and limit their options to seek employment elsewhere. The complaint filed Thursday by SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania […]