Tag Archive: Pennsylvania Supreme Court

PA Supreme Court remands Voter ID case

From the per curiam opinion issued today (you can access the full opinion here. Justice Todd’s dissent is here, and Justice McCaffrey’s is here: Thus, we will return the matter to the Commonwealth Court to make a present assessment of the actual availability of the alternate identification cards on a developed record in light of…


Argument on PA Voter ID Law

Is this morning at 9:30. I will be live blogging the oral argument, assuming the plug in I’ve installed for the purpose works (said with fingers crossed).


Pennsylvania Supreme Court Expands Scope of Attorney-Client Privilege

The Legal Intelligencer reports that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled, with Justices Eakin and McCaffery dissenting, that Pennsylvania’s statutory attorney-client privilege protects not only communications by the client to the layer but, also, communications from lawyer to client. The ruling effectively expands the privilege in¬†Pennsylvania¬†– the relevant statute appear t cover only communications from…