public policy

School Police Officer Barred from Obtaining Private Detective License

A school police officer who exercises law enforcement powers cannot possess a private detective license, the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled in In re Clader.

Supreme Court Continues to Disfavor Non-Compete Covenants Unsupported by Consideration

An agreement containing a non-compete covenant executed during employment can be challenged for lack of consideration even though the parties intended to be legally bound pursuant to the Uniform Written Obligations Act (UWOA), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held in Socko v. Mid-Atlantic Systems of CPA, Inc.

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:25+00:00 December 9th, 2015|Categories: Employment Law, Labor Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Supreme Court Continues to Disfavor Non-Compete Covenants Unsupported by Consideration

Superior Court Upholds Legality of Surrogacy Agreements in Pennsylvania

Gestational surrogacy agreements are not void as against public policy in Pennsylvania and can be used to create parentage of a child, the Pennsylvania Superior Court held in In Re: Baby S

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:26+00:00 December 8th, 2015|Categories: Family Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Superior Court Upholds Legality of Surrogacy Agreements in Pennsylvania