A blog of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section


Session Schedule

The House and Senate are out of session this week for the election.  Both Houses return to session on November 12.

Committee Meeting

November 12– House Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on Senate Bill 150 (Pileggi-R-Delaware) further providing for the collection and use of DNA.  Room 140. 10:00.

December 6 is deadline to comment on proposed rule on specific verdicts as to essential facts.

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47 claimants bilked by Wilbes-Barre attorney to receive $3.25 from Client Security Fund

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Department of Corrections agrees to fuller public access to witnessing executions

The Patriot-News, The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections signed off Friday on a court settlement guaranteeing the press and public fuller access to the sights and sounds of future executions in state prisons.

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Click to report from Crisci Associates PA Capitol Digest


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