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


Judicial assignments

By Orders of the Supreme Court dated August 11, 2014, the Honorable Kenneth J. Powell, Jr. and the Honorable Vincent N. Melchiorre have been assigned to the Trial Division and the Honorable Michael Fanning has been assigned to the Family Court Division.

Disciplinary Board increases public notice of attorney discipline

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Session schedule

The House and Senate return to session on September 15.

Sentencing Commission

September 3 — Commission on Sentencing strategic planning session- 3:00 p.m., dinner meeting- 6:00 p.m. Nittany Lion Inn, 200 West Park Ave., State College.  (formal notice)

September 4 — Commission on Sentencing policy committee meeting- 9:00 a.m., commission meeting- 9:00 a.m. Nittany Lion Inn, 200 West Park Ave., State College.  (formal notice)

Public hearing

September 8– Senate Transportation and Judiciary Committees hold a joint hearing on the inadequacy of existing DUI laws.  Millersville University’s Ware Center, Lancaster. 10:30 a.m.

(Source for session schedule, Sentencing Commission schedule, and public hearing is Crisci Associates PA Capitol Digest).


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