News Entries

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Newspapers 30,000 or More

Bumsted, Brad: Court goes big for its big day

Bumsted, Brad AND Evans, Colin: Senior judges key but pricey

  • Media Outlet: LNP Media Group (The Caucus and Lancaster Online)

Gruber, Philip: Black Farmers Sue Government Over Scrapped $4B Loan Forgiveness

Gruber, Philip: Reforming Pennsylvania's Dairy Over-Order Premium: What You Need to Know

Gruber, Philip: Serving Whole Milk Could Cost Schools Lunch Money

  • Media Outlet: Lancaster Farming

Mahon, Ed: High Anxiety

Mahon, Ed: Rare disciplinary case against Pa. doctor offers glimpse into the big business of medical marijuana cards

Mahon, Ed: Unimpaired, Unemployed

  • Media Outlet: Spotlight PA

Marks, Jon: Fraud is ‘rampant’ in sports collectibles. Here’s how the industry and collectors are trying to fight it.

  • Media Outlet: Philadelphia Inquirer

Mekeel, David: Lawsuit filed in stolen body parts case

Mekeel, David: Proud Citizens

  • Media Outlet: Reading Eagle

Nephin, Dan: Conviction on a sexually violent crime doesn’t always mean restrictions for life; here’s why

Nephin, Dan: How was a man with Shackelford’s history able to stay out of jail? Experts say it’s complicated

Nephin, Dan: Pa.’s 2016 strangulation law meant to close abuse loophole

  • Media Outlet: LNP|LancasterOnline

Ohl, Danielle AND Hailer, Brittany: A Criminal Solution

  • Media Outlet: Spotlight PA

Shuey, Karen: Recount request rejection upheld

Shuey, Karen: Still in Question: Berks GOP committee members remain unseated over controversial questionnaire

  • Media Outlet: Reading Eagle

Newspapers Under 30,000

Argento, Mike: Marisa Vicosa tells the horrific tale of her 2 daughters’ murder by ex-cop father

  • Media Outlet: York Daily Record

Ciavaglia, Jo: Are School Bus Cameras Reliable? Drivers, and some Bucks police, say no

Ciavaglia, Jo: Could Bucks County jail staff have prevented inmate suicide?

Ciavaglia, Jo: Family Seeks Answers: Did police ignore evidence in 30-year-old Bristol Township murder?

  • Media Outlet: Bucks County Courier Times

Furman, Aleeza: Court Data: Pandemic Gave Philadelphia Plaintiffs a Lasting Edge in Jury Trials

Furman, Aleeza: Judicial Conduct Complaints Spiked Across the Country in 2022

Furman, Aleeza: New Data Reveals Division Among Pennsylvania's Justices

  • Media Outlet: The Legal Intelligencer

Henry, Justin: Former Sacks Weston Attorney Also Stole From Clients, Prosecutors Allege

Henry, Justin: Philadelphia’s Jon Ostroff Planned to Retire at 65—Until He Caught COVID

  • Media Outlet: The Legal Intelligencer

Marks, Jon: Age is Just a Number for Lloyd Remick

  • Media Outlet: Jewish Exponent

Mitchell, Max:A Very Fast Way for a Young Attorney to Destroy Their Career’: Lawyers on Social Media Disrupt Rainmaking Dynamics, Finding Success and Trouble

Mitchell, Max: Nearly 180 Suits in 18 Months: Pa.'s Most Prolific Securities Filer Exposes New Dynamics of M&A Litigation

Mitchell, Max: Overturned Convictions and Changing Litigation Landscape Fueled $33.9M in Civil Rights Payouts for Phila. Last Year

  • Media Outlet: The Legal Intelligencer

Murphy, Jan: About 25% of Pa.’s drivers are 65+. What does that mean for safety?

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O’Brien, Amanda: AI Will Threaten Law Firm Jobs, But Innovators Will Thrive

O’Brien, Amanda: Push to 4-Day Attendance Poses Risks for Law Firm Diversity Efforts
O’Brien, Amanda: Restrictive Campaign Finance Rules Have Many Major Law Firms on the Sidelines in Phila. Mayoral Election

  • Media Outlet: ALM/The Legal Intelligencer

O’Brien, Theresa: When child protection goes awry (Part 1 of 3-part series)

O’Brien, Theresa: Unjust family separations harm innocent children (Part 2 of 3-part series)

O’Brien, Theresa: How should the system work, and what changes are needed? (Part 3 of 3-part series)

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Thompson, Charles: Pa.’s ‘Most Wanted’: How do Pennsylvania State Police decide who makes the list?

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Vaughn, Joshua: Dauphin County made millions on jail phone calls and spent it on staff perks, contractors

Vaughn, Joshua: Dauphin County put man hospitalized for hypothermia back in cold cell, where he died

Vaughn, Joshua: Hiding a Homicide: New details emerge on death of man in Dauphin County Prison

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TV: Philadelphia and Pittsburgh Markets

Mayo, Bob: Verdict in Synagogue Shooting Trial

  • Media Outlet: WTAE/

Radio and Podcasts: All Markets

Boden, Sarah: The Cost of Forgetting: Dementia’s tax on financial health

  • Media Outlet: Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corp./WESA/

Giammarise, Kate: 'An explosion in calls': As evictions return, more volunteers needed for Landlord-Tenant Hotline

Giammarise, Kate: ‘Lawyer of the Day’ helps tenants facing eviction in 4 Pittsburgh District Courts

  • Media Outlet: Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corp./WESA/

O’Driscoll, Bill: Out on a limb: Carnegie International project seeks legal personhood for a tree

  • Media Outlet: Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corp./WESA/

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