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Will life go on for juvenile lifers?

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear argument March 20 in two cases over life without parole sentences for juvenile killers. According to briefs filed in those cases, there are 73 people serving life sentences in the United States for murders … Continue reading

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PBA “highly recommends” Wecht for Superior Court

  The Pennsylvania Bar Association has reiterated its recommendations that all six sitting appellate court judges be retained in November’s general election.   Those judges are: Supreme Court Justice J. Michael Eakin; Superior Court judges John T. Bender and Mary Jane Bowes; and Commonwealth Court judges Renée Cohn … Continue reading

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