PENNSYLVANIA SUPREME COURT: THE MORE THINGS CHANGE, THE MORE THEY STAY THE SAME
- THE EXCLUSIONARY RULE IN ADMINISTRATIVE DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS: AN ANALYSIS OF KERR V. PENNSYLVANIA STATE BOARD OF DENTISTRY. McKenrick, Daniel C. // Widener Law Journal;2010, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p767
The article discusses the case Kerr v. Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry, wherein the Supreme Court asserted the inapplicability of an exclusionary policy to the board's civil disciplinary proceeding under the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The Supreme Court reportedly upheld the...
- Pennsylvania Supreme Court Expands Police Power to Conduct Warrantless Car Searches. Root, Damon // Hit & Run;May2014, p56
The article reports the decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court as of early May 2014 to expand the authority of the police to carry out warrantless motor vehicle searches. The ruling covers the case Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Gary. It tackles other topics like the right from unreasonable...
- Lower Court Holding. // Supreme Court Debates;Jan2000, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p7
Discusses the reasons underlying the decision of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to strike the city of Erie's Ordinance 75-1994 which treats the state of nudity as a summary offense. Supreme Court precedent; Determination that nude dancing is entitled to some First Amendment protection; Decision...
- Pa. Supreme Court Rules 'Sudden/Accidental' Memorandum In 1970 Is Valid Promise. // Insurance Advocate;10/27/2001, Vol. 112 Issue 41, p10
Reports on the decision of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court released in October 2001 about a lawsuit where defendants were included in the signatories of a 1970 memorandum submitted to state insurance department. Terms under the 1970 memorandum; Review of the facts of the case; Comments from a...
- Citizens Versus Fracking. // NRDC Online Newsletter;Spring2014, p2
The article offers information on the ruling of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court over fracking where the court found unconstitutional a law that would have stripped towns of their local zoning control over oil and gas drilling.
- Pollution exclusion found not to apply to lead-paint claims. Prince, Michael // Business Insurance;12/10/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 50, p3
Reports the ruling of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court excluding lead-based paint from absolute pollution exclusion in commercial general liability policy. Explanations from the court; Reference to the case filed by Ethel Brown; Focus of the analysis of the court on the process of lead-based...
- Ruling favors policyholders. Prince, Michael // Business Insurance;10/29/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 44, p3
Reports the ruling made on the pollution coverage case by the Supreme Court in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Decision made in favor of a policyholder; Memorandum passed in 1970 seeking permission to add the words 'sudden and accidental' into insurance policies; Discussion of arguments made on the case.
- Taxpayers Lose by Winning. Dean, J. Gary // Pennsylvania CPA Journal;Spring2002, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p12
Focuses on the decision of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on tax-related cases filed in the country. Controversies involving Walter Annenberg; Details of the complaint; Impact of the directives set by the Department of Revenue on court decisions.
- Taxing the bible. // State Legislatures;Jul/Aug98, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p15
Reports on a case submitted before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania that seek to clarify whether sales should be collected on Bibles and other religious books. Ruling of the lower courts on the issue; Constitutional issues of the case.