• Board Seeks Suspension of Kane's Law License, Sources Say

    State Attorney General Kathleen Kane was given notice Aug. 28 of the Disciplinary Board of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's intention to suspend her law license, sources have told The Legal.

  • Firm Seeks to Bar Witnesses in Scuttled Lateral Suit

    A law firm facing retaliation claims by a former associate over a scuttled lateral move is seeking to preclude several witnesses from testifying in the trial scheduled to take place next month in federal court.

  • Sears Faces Strict Liability Lawsuit Over Exploding Lawnmower

    A man who suffered third-degree burns when his Sears riding lawnmower exploded can sue the company and the manufacturer of the engine for various claims, including strict liability and punitive damages, a federal judge has ruled.

  • Wage Payment Claim Is Arbitrable, Pa. Superior Court Says

    An arbitration provision in an employment contract applies to claims under the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law, the state Superior Court has ruled.

  • First-Year Salaries Hit $160K Mark at More Pa. Firms

    The average starting pay for first-year associates in Pennsylvania will be noticeably higher for this fall's class, with several firms increasing pay to $160,000 or just below, according to the National Association for Law Placement and data submitted by the firms.

  • 'Model Response' in Chester Co. Highlights Court Security

    The fatal shooting of a knife-wielding attacker in the Chester County courthouse last week highlighted the security threats judicial establishments face, but it also demonstrated the preparations Pennsylvania's courts have made to minimize the impact of those threats.

  • How Final Clean Power Plan Can Unlock an American Economic Boom

    Lots of ink has been spilled already on the differences between the proposed Clean Power Plan (CPP) and the final CPP released Aug. 3. Many articles have been technical, informative and accurate in highlighting the obvious differences. But many have missed a nuanced difference that is very important, i.e., that the final Clean Power Plan, if the right choices are made, can easily translate into a major American economic development and jobs program with continued or even increased electric system reliability.

  • People in the News - Aug. 31, 2015 - Rivet Joins Babst Calland

    Jeremy S. Rivet joined Babst Calland as staff attorney in the firm's mineral title services and energy and natural resources groups.

  • National News From The Legal Intelligencer

    To view national news articles published in the print edition of The Legal Intelligencer,

  • Kane to Continue Appeal on Request for Emails

    The Office of Attorney General will continue its appeal to the Commonwealth Court over a public records request for pornographic and otherwise inappropriate emails between government officials, Attorney General Kathleen Kane has said, even though some of those messages were unsealed Wednesday by the state Supreme Court.

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