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Women on the Bench in Pennsylvania
In recognition of National Women’s History Month, the Pennsylvania Courts today released an infographic looking at the history of women in the Pennsylvania judiciary, as well as those women currently serving....
Chief Justice of Pennsylvania Debra Todd Celebrates Historic Achievements of Women in Government Service
On the eve of Women’s History Month, Chief Justice of Pennsylvania Debra Todd, the first female chief justice in Pennsylvania history, today recognized women in Pennsylvania state government breaking new ground for future generations....
Mifflin County Courts Advise of Reported Jury Duty Phone Scam
Mifflin County Court of Common Pleas is advising the public to stay vigilant against a recently reported jury duty related phone scam....
Underage Drinking Citations in Pennsylvania
Over the past five years, underage drinking citations statewide totaled 45,402. In Pennsylvania, an underage drinking citation is issued to anyone under the age of 21 who is caught possessing, consuming, transporting, purchasing or attempting to purchase any alcoholic beverage. These numbers do not include driving under the influence citations....
Justice Debra Todd Formally Installed as First Female Chief Justice in History of Pa Supreme Court
Surrounded by family, friends and colleagues, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Debra Todd today made history as she was formally sworn-in as Pennsylvania’s 58th Chief Justice, becoming the first woman installed as chief in the Court’s 300-year history....
Cracking Down on Human Trafficking in Pennsylvania
Over the last five years, 1,096 human-trafficking offenses were charged statewide. Human Trafficking is a type of human rights abuse where people profit from the exploitation of others – mainly using force, fraud or coercion to manipulate victims into engaging in sex acts or labor/services in exchange for something of value....