In a landmark decision, a federal appeals court ruled that public schools cannot censor students’ off-campus speech based on a fear of disruption of school activities.
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law meant to shut down abortion clinics. The decision comes four years after the court struck down a nearly identical law in Texas, which had shuttered half of the state’s abortion clinics in a few short years.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down Lebanon County Ban on Medical Marijuana for People on Probation
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled unanimously today that Lebanon County’s policy banning the use of medical marijuana by people who are on probation and who are registered medical marijuana patients violates state law.
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania today ruled that the Commonwealth Court erred when it opted not to review the social media policy of the state police and then ruled that the policy did not need to be released in response to a Right To Know request by the ACLU of Pennsylvania.
On Monday, Dominique “Rem’mie” Fells, a Black transgender woman, was found dead in Philadelphia, and the Philadelphia Police Department has ruled her death to be a homicide.
Partial Agreement Reached in Class Action Lawsuit Requiring Soap, Cleaning Products, and Facemasks in Philadelphia Jails to Address COVID-19 Spread
A judge approved a consent order on a partial settlement agreement in a class action civil rights lawsuit on behalf of people currently incarcerated in Philadelphia. The lawsuit seeks the immediate implementation of health and safety protocols to protect people from COVID-19 in the city’s prisons.