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DOJ settlement will bring new protections for people with opioid use disorder in Pa. courts

Under the settlement, officials overseeing Pa.’s court system will encourage all county courts to adopt an anti-discrimination policy for opioid use disorder medications.

By Ed Mahon/Spotlight PA

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Some Pennsylvania courts are excluding probation officers from requirements under police misconduct law

The decision further undermines the effectiveness of a program once lauded as a national model and championed by Gov. Josh Shapiro when he was attorney general.
By Min Xian/SpotlightPA