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  1. Report: Many counties no longer honor 'ICE holds'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    About half of Pennsylvania's 67 counties have stopped honoring federal demands to detain county jail inmates beyond their eligible release dates, ending the practice of holding them solely to accommodate Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigations, according to "A Changing Landscape," the first comprehensive study of "ICE holds" in Pennsylvania. The 51-page study, released this week by the Stephen and Sandra Sheller Center for Social Justice of Temple University's Beasley School of Law, is based on a survey sent to county officials in August.


  2. Bankrupt facility must pay up, judge rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    A federal appeals court has ruled that former officers and directors of a nursing home that closed after declaring bankruptcy are still liable for $2.25 million in compensatory damages. Administrators at the Lemington Home for the Aged have been involved with litigation for close to a decade.


  3. Third Circuit Affirms MillerCoors Victory in Wholesaler Contract DisputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued its opinion in Frank B. Fuhrer Wholesale Co. v. MillerCoors LLC , No.


  4. Report: Many Pa. counties don't honor immigration demandsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    ... of Law, is based on a survey sent to county officials in August. In March 2014, the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia ruled that Lehigh County was liable for damages for wrongfully detaining Ernesto Galarza, a U.S. citizen who, ...


  5. Third Circuit Eyes Standard for Appeals When Requests for Arbitration DeniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 |

    The question of how relaxed the court should be in taking up appeals when requests for arbitration are denied was before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit last week.


  6. Rutgers Muslim students fearful for future in wake of NYPD surveillance | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

    Muslim community leaders hold a news conference on the campus of Rutgers University to address allegations over surveillance of students and other members of the Muslim community by the New York Police Department in Newark in 2012. The NYPD was criticized following revelations that officers crossed into New Jersey to conduct surveillance on Newark and area Muslims, including students at Rutgers University, as part of their post-contends that they informed their counterparts in New Jersey and that the surveillance was part of their post 9/11 security measures.


  7. Rendell Center moves to PennRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    Two public policy centers in the Philadelphia region are joining forces with the goal of improving civics education in schools. The Rendell Center for Civics & Civic Engagement, created in 2013 in collaboration with the National Constitution Center, has relocated from Arcadia University in Glenside to the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania, the institutions announced Wednesday.


  8. Court of Appeals upholds local rape sentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Peak Of Ohio

    The Third District Court of Appeals has upheld a six-year prison sentence for Gabriel North imposed by the Logan County Common Pleas Court. In May 2014, North pleaded guilty to rape and two counts of illegal use of a minor in nudity oriented material.


  9. Start of Fattah Jr.'s fraud trial put offRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 |

    The federal trial of Chaka "Chip" Fattah Jr., which was set to start next week, has been postponed thanks to an emergency stay granted Wednesday by an appellate court. No new trial date has been set.


  10. A lot of states are trying to ban gay conversion therapy for kids....Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Following a slew of defeats in 2014, the movement to ban gay conversion therapy for minors has its hopes pinned, for now, on two states where bills are making progress this year. Last week, both SF 334 , a senate bill in Iowa and HB 15-1175 , a house bill in Colorado, passed out of their respective committees on party-line votes.


  11. Pennsylvania Federal Court Reiterates EMTALA's Inapplicability...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | JD Supra

    On February 23, 2015, the District Court in Baney v. Fick held that a patient's complications arising from elective surgery do not fall under the purview of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act, 42 U.S.C. 1395dd , .


  12. Edward 'Larry' Hannaway, 70, lawyer in D.C. and Phila.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    Edward Lawrence "Larry" Hannaway, 70, of Haverford, a lawyer in Philadelphia for more than three decades, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, of complications from prostate cancer at the Quadrangle in Haverford. Born in Manchester, N.H., he earned a bachelor of science degree from Villanova University in 1966.


  13. Regulator accused of overstepping on cybersecurity enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hill

    A federal consumer watchdog has overstepped its authority by punishing companies for weak cybersecurity, lawyers for Wyndham Worldwide argued Tuesday. The hotel chain is battling the Federal Trade Commission in a high-stakes legal case that will help define the role of the federal government in protecting the security of consumer data online.


  14. Brother of former Trenton mayor makes argument to appellate court to overturn convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Times of Trenton

    TRENTON - An attorney representing Ralphiel Mack filed a brief in federal appellate court last week arguing that Mack was wrongly convicted and given an unfair sentence. Mack's attorney Robert Haney filed the brief making his first written argument for the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals.


  15. Angelo Onofrio Named Acting Mercer County ProsecutorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 |

    Onofri, of Hamilton Township, was appointed to the position by Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman on Sunday. Onofri, who served as first assistant prosecutor since August of 2012, succeeds the retiring Joseph L. Bocchini Jr. As first assistant prosecutor, Onofri was instrumental in the formation of the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Mercer County Shooting Response Team, according to the prosecutor's office.


  16. Local man sent to prison on drug chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Peak Of Ohio

    Four defendants were sentenced and three pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O'Connor Monday afternoon. Lewis Snyder, 43, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to 27 months in prison for possession of drugs, failure to appear, and a community control violation.


  17. Obama to Xi: Backdoors will backfire - Senate kicks DHS ball back...Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Politico

    OBAMA TO XI: BACKDOORS WILL BACKFIRE - President Barack Obama has raised concerns with Chinese President Xi Jinping about a new antiterrorism law that would require tech companies to insert backdoors for Beijing to look at customer data, he tells Reuters in a video interview. The proposed laws "would essentially force all foreign companies, including U.S. companies, to turn over to the Chinese government mechanisms where they could snoop and keep track of all the users of those services," Obama said, adding "we've made very clear to them that this is something they're going to have to change if they expect to do business with the United States."


  18. Menendez's staff may not have to testify in ethics inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Item

    A federal appellate court has ordered a hearing on whether an aide and an attorney who have refused to answer questions in the ethics inquiry of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez must testify before a grand jury. The ruling by a panel of the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday vacated the November order of a district court judge to compel testimony by Menendez's former chief counsel, Kerri Talbot, and legislative assistant Michael Barnard in the grand jury investigation of the senator's ties to Florida doctor Salomon Melgen.


  19. In first crack at fracking issue, Pa. judge sides with drillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 |

    A federal judge took a literal definition of "adjacent" when determining whether a natural gas company's compression sites should be lumped together when looking at potential Clean Air Act violations. In Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future v.


  20. "A Slow Motion Lynching? The War on Drugs, Mass Incarceration, Doing...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Sentencing Law and Policy

    The provocative title of this post is the provocative title of this new article authored by US District Judge Mark Bennett now available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: A federal district court judge who has sentenced more than 4000 defendants reflects on federal sentencing and its role in mass incarceration.