Confidentiality of investigative process does not extend to results, PA court rules

Oct 21, 2013 By: Sandra Johnson

May a public employer discipline an employee for disclosing the results of an internal investigation once the investigation is completed? The Pennsylvania

Today in 1989: Pennsylvania’s Abortion Control Act becomes law

Nov 18, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

22 years ago today, Pennsylvania enacted the Abortion Control Act, the subject of the Supreme Court’s 1992 decision Planned Parenthood v. Casey.

Pennsylvania couple sues Texas Roadhouse over latex in dinner roll

Jun 27, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Texas Roadhouse is being sued because a piece of a latex glove in a dinner roll caused a man to choke and suffer severe emotional damage afterwards.

Hot Docs: Appeals court upholds conviction for piercing cats

Jun 23, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Last week, a Pennsylvania appeals court upheld the animal cruelty conviction of a woman who gave cats ear and body piercings in an attempt to make them “gothic”.

Diabetic woman sues Dunkin’ Donuts for putting sugar in her coffee

Jun 9, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

A diabetic woman is suing Dunkin’ Donuts for adding sugar in her coffee instead of artificial sweeteners, claiming that it made her condition chronically worse.

Today in 1688: Quakers conduct the first formal protest against slavery in Germantown, Pennsylvania

Feb 18, 2011 By: Katie Sheehan

Though Quakers didn’t pen an official proclamation banning slavery until 1776, Francis Daniel Pastorius, a Quaker from Germantown, drafted a protest against slavery in 1688.

More on last week’s “Miracle Result” Headnote of the Day

Apr 26, 2010 By: Legal Solutions

Judging by the comments on our Facebook fan page, many of you were intrigued by Friday’s Headnote of the Day – and