State legislators lack standing to intervene in a challenge to an executive order concerning workers who provide in-home medical and personal care, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held in Markham v. Wolf.
The passage of 22 years precluded a process challenge to an act containing provisions that barred causes of action for wrongful birth, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held in Sernovitz v. Dershaw
The Right-to-Know Law does not compel Attorney General Kathleen Kane to disclose pornographic emails sent or received by OAG employees using their work accounts, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruled in Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General v. Philadelphia Inquirer
A former employee of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission may proceed with his complaint alleging violations of the Whistleblower Law, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled in Bailets v. Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
Pennsylvania’s Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act (CASPA), 73 P.S. §§501-516, does not apply to a construction project where the owner is a governmental entity, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided in Clipper Pipe & Service, Inc. v. Ohio Cas. Ins. Co.
A SEPTA bus passenger who was injured after being thrown from her seat could not sue SEPTA for damages because the bus’s movement was not unusual or extraordinary, the Commonwealth Court ruled in Bost-Pearson v. SEPTA.
The taxable status of a property in a Second Class County is fixed as of the date designated by law as assessment day, not the date of a change in ownership, the Commonwealth Court held in Global Links v. Keystone Oaks School District
The treasurer of a second class township has standing to file a statutory appeal of an annual audit after she leaves office, the Commonwealth Court held in In re Appeal of 2012 Financial Audit for Greene Township.
A mortgagee could not redeem unoccupied vacated property after the sheriff’s deed was acknowledged in a tax sale, the Commonwealth Court ruled in Brentwood Borough School District v. HSBC Bank USA, N.A.
An ordinance prohibiting a person from threatening a police officer in the exercise of her official duties is not unconstitutionally vague, the Commonwealth Court held in Commonwealth v. Thompson.