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Pa. GOP impeachment managers look to revive Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner’s Senate trial

A pair of Pa. House Republicans spearheading the effort have appealed a court decision that halted the trial.
By Sam Dunklau

Supreme Court Justice Debra Todd officially takes reins as Pennsylvania’s first female chief justice

The daughter of a steelworker who grew up in Ellwood City, Todd has been serving for months as the first woman to be the court’s top-ranking jurist.

By The Associated Press

Superior Court Judge Deborah Kunselman to run for open seat on Pennsylvania high court

The seven-seat high court currently has a majority of four justices elected as Democrats.

By The Associated Press

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What the Pa. Supreme Court’s undated ballots order means for the midterms – and beyond

Legal observers say the question of whether to count mail-in ballots with handwritten dating errors is still open.
By Sam Dunklau

Why are undated mail ballots such a big deal in Pennsylvania?

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has been asked to determine whether mail ballots that a voter failed to date should be thrown out or counted on Nov. 8.

By Katie Meyer/Spotlight PA

Pa. Republicans challenging undated mail-in ballots want to win more elections, experts say

Knocking those ballots out of play would help the GOP in competitive races – since Democrats are far more likely to use the state’s vote-by-mail system.
By Sam Dunklau

Chief Justice Max Baer was at the center of some of Pennsylvania’s biggest election cases

Baer was instrumental in deciding a number of key voting rights and election cases that came before the high court.
By Sam Dunklau

Max Baer, Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s chief justice, dies

Baer died overnight Friday at his home near Pittsburgh

By Ed Arke

Updated: September 22, 2022 | 5:50 pm

Abortion, reproductive health takes center stage at the Pennsylvania Capitol

Anti-abortion activists gathered to rally for more restrictions to the procedure this week. The Wolf administration and a few Democrats pushed back by pointing out abortion is still legal.
By Sam Dunklau